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After ten years of playing with my good buddy Kevin Laliberté in various band configurations, we are finally doing what I have dreamed of for years, a DUO concert at our favourite club in Toronto!
This is the largest gathering of symphonies you could imagine all in one place, with over 900 delegates from around the world, arriving in Cleveland this week. And we are showcasing! This THURSDAY MAY 28, at the 10:00 AM Coffee break at the conference!
SULTANS OF STRING are recording our fifth CD… with sitar virtuoso ANWAR KHURSHID. We are calling it Subcontinental Drift. In this special recording, Sultans of String meet the electricity of the sitar in an innovative collaboration that transcends categorization. Anwar’s sitar playing has been featured in Oscar-winning film Life of Pi and The Love Guru. Originally from Pakistan, Anwar […]
We hope you can join us for this very fun evening of music, part of the 2015 JUNOFEST celebration! Friday March 13 @ The Spice Factory (121 Hughson Street North, Hamilton, ON, L8R 1G7) 7:00 PM Doors 8:00pm Ayrad 9:00pm Sultans of String 10:00pm Quique Escamilla 11:00pm Emmanuel Jal https://www.facebook.com/events/442049862613161/
We are pleased as punch to have just been nominated for INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR with Symphony! at the 2015 JUNO AWARDS! Thanks to our entire team and wonderful supporters. Without the support of Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, FACTOR, Toronto Arts Council, Radio Starmaker, as well as our amazing fans, Symphony! simply wouldn’t have […]
Hey all, I wanted to share this song Luna with you- off of our SYMPHONY! album. Enjoy!
The annual APAP Conference NYC is one of the most exciting events in the music industry and we’re very proud to be a part of it! There is no cost to attend so we hope that you’ll come to one of our two showcases (if not both!) and bring a friend. There will be so many great artists […]
Two of Canada’s best musical ensembles join to perform together. JUNO Award nominees and two time Canadian Folk Music Award winners Sultans of String celebrate their ultimate world-classical crossover CD “Symphony!” at Oshawa’s Regent Theatre (Nov 28) and Flato Markham Theatre (Nov 29), accompanied by the acclaimed Ontario Philharmonic, conducted by Maestro Marco Parisotto. Location: 171 Town Centre Boulevard, […]
We are thrilled to be part of a special evening on December 4, at Toronto’s incredible KOERNER HALL, Part of the Sultans and Divas concert featuring mezzo-soprano and CBC radio host Julie Nesrallah; soprano Miriam Khalil; master oud player Bassam Bishara; OktoEcho http://performance.rcmusic.ca/event/sultans_divas
We were notified today that Sultans of String has made it onto the Official Ballot for the 57th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS with our CD Symphony! (featuring special guest appearance by The Chieftains’ Paddy Moloney). It’s an honor to be placed on the ballot and we need your help to get into the Final Top 5 Nominees. If you are a voting member of […]
We will be performing Sunday Oct 19 at 10 AM supporting the MusiCounts Cheering Section for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, located at the Leslieville Farmers’ Market! We will be there for two reasons; to cheer on the marathon runners and to celebrate the work of MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity! Check out http://www.musicounts.ca/
We are excited to announce we just signed with Steve Heath at Alma Artist Booking in the USA. Alma is a booking agency that represents the very best in World Music, including Simon Shaheen, Funkadesi, Los Folkloristas and much much more! Check them out here http://almaartistbooking.com/artist/