Joelle Khoury

Khoury, Joelle
Joelle Khoury is a Lebanese-American pianist and a jazz and contemporary classical music composer.wikipedia
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Saint Joseph University

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Returning to Lebanon several years later, she received a master's degree in philosophy from Saint Joseph University and a piano diploma from the Lebanese Higher Conservatory of Music.

Opera in Arabic

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An Arabic opera monodrama for woman's voice (sung by Fadia Tomb El Hage), composed in 2008 and first played in Beirut by the Belgian chamber orchestra Fragments Ensemble, was also performed on May 4, 2012, at Esterházy Palace, Eisenstadt, Austria, by Kremerata Baltica (founded by Gidon Kremer in 1997) and in Switzerland, by the TaG ensemble.
Dream She Is, an Arabic opera monodrama for woman's voice (sung by Fadia Tomb El Hage), has been composed in 2008 by Joelle Khoury, a Lebanese composer.

Women in music

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Women in jazz

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Jazz

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Joelle Khoury is a Lebanese-American pianist and a jazz and contemporary classical music composer.

Contemporary classical music

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Joelle Khoury is a Lebanese-American pianist and a jazz and contemporary classical music composer.

Beirut

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An Arabic opera monodrama for woman's voice (sung by Fadia Tomb El Hage), composed in 2008 and first played in Beirut by the Belgian chamber orchestra Fragments Ensemble, was also performed on May 4, 2012, at Esterházy Palace, Eisenstadt, Austria, by Kremerata Baltica (founded by Gidon Kremer in 1997) and in Switzerland, by the TaG ensemble. Born in Beirut in 1963, Joelle Khoury left Lebanon for the United States after the beginning of the Lebanese Civil War.

Lebanese Civil War

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Born in Beirut in 1963, Joelle Khoury left Lebanon for the United States after the beginning of the Lebanese Civil War.

George Mason University

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She obtained a degree in Economics and Musicology at George Mason University, Virginia.

Conservatoire Libanais

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Returning to Lebanon several years later, she received a master's degree in philosophy from Saint Joseph University and a piano diploma from the Lebanese Higher Conservatory of Music.

Extra moenia

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She has been invited on Extra-muros residencies in France (2002 and 2004), Czech Republic (2006), Switzerland (2011, through Pro Helvetia) and the United States (2013) as a MacDowell Colony fellow, where she worked on her multimedia performance Palais de femmes.

Pro Helvetia

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She has been invited on Extra-muros residencies in France (2002 and 2004), Czech Republic (2006), Switzerland (2011, through Pro Helvetia) and the United States (2013) as a MacDowell Colony fellow, where she worked on her multimedia performance Palais de femmes.

MacDowell Colony

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She has been invited on Extra-muros residencies in France (2002 and 2004), Czech Republic (2006), Switzerland (2011, through Pro Helvetia) and the United States (2013) as a MacDowell Colony fellow, where she worked on her multimedia performance Palais de femmes.

Chamber music

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For almost two decades, she has composed contemporary classical music pieces and concertos for chamber and philharmonic orchestras, as well as pieces for her own jazz quintet.

Orchestra

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For almost two decades, she has composed contemporary classical music pieces and concertos for chamber and philharmonic orchestras, as well as pieces for her own jazz quintet.

Sensu

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Her idea of composition, not restricted to specific standard styles, eras, geographical spaces or music categories stricto sensu, led her toward contemporary music within complex jazz forms and non-traditional classical music structures.

Philosophy

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Her interest in philosophy led her, after years of musical production, towards the preparation of a Ph.D.

Gilles Deleuze

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thesis on Gilles Deleuze titled Théâtralité et Désir de mort créateur chez Gilles Deleuze.

Bebop

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In 1995, she founded In-Version, a jazz quintet performing original compositions which combine a contemporary bebop style with complex counterpoint lines.

Counterpoint

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In 1995, she founded In-Version, a jazz quintet performing original compositions which combine a contemporary bebop style with complex counterpoint lines.

Monodrama

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An Arabic opera monodrama for woman's voice (sung by Fadia Tomb El Hage), composed in 2008 and first played in Beirut by the Belgian chamber orchestra Fragments Ensemble, was also performed on May 4, 2012, at Esterházy Palace, Eisenstadt, Austria, by Kremerata Baltica (founded by Gidon Kremer in 1997) and in Switzerland, by the TaG ensemble.

Schloss Esterházy

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An Arabic opera monodrama for woman's voice (sung by Fadia Tomb El Hage), composed in 2008 and first played in Beirut by the Belgian chamber orchestra Fragments Ensemble, was also performed on May 4, 2012, at Esterházy Palace, Eisenstadt, Austria, by Kremerata Baltica (founded by Gidon Kremer in 1997) and in Switzerland, by the TaG ensemble.

Kremerata Baltica

An Arabic opera monodrama for woman's voice (sung by Fadia Tomb El Hage), composed in 2008 and first played in Beirut by the Belgian chamber orchestra Fragments Ensemble, was also performed on May 4, 2012, at Esterházy Palace, Eisenstadt, Austria, by Kremerata Baltica (founded by Gidon Kremer in 1997) and in Switzerland, by the TaG ensemble.

Gidon Kremer

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An Arabic opera monodrama for woman's voice (sung by Fadia Tomb El Hage), composed in 2008 and first played in Beirut by the Belgian chamber orchestra Fragments Ensemble, was also performed on May 4, 2012, at Esterházy Palace, Eisenstadt, Austria, by Kremerata Baltica (founded by Gidon Kremer in 1997) and in Switzerland, by the TaG ensemble.

Bayerischer Rundfunk

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The 2014 concert was live-streamed by the Bayerischer Rundfunk.