Asraf Hakim
Egyptian Cellist Virtuoso
Host: Dari & Said
Aired: 4.09.2008 10:00-11:00 PM EST

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Ashraf Hakim astounds audiences with his broad musical range and soulful sounds from ancient Arabic quarter tone variations, sweeping orchestral concertos and improvisations that transcend the soul bridging peace from East to West. Ashraf was 1st Chair and soloist for the Cairo Opera House, Arabic Symphony Orchestra and Egyptian National Cultural Theater.

He has played in over 30 countries on six continents for Kings, Queens, Sheiks, Ambassadors, Presidents, and Prime Ministers. Ashraf is the only musician featured on the Pyramids and Sphynx of Egypt. He currently resides in Seattle, Washington.

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