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All Seated
Zone A: 125,000 LBP
Zone B: 100,000 LBP
Zone C: 75,000 LBP
Zone D: 50,000 LBP
Crazy Opera | Samar Salamé | Tony Abou Jaoudeh | Jean Sakr | Toufic Maatouk | Ziyad Sahhab

Toufic Maatouk
Born in Beirut, Bass-baritone and conductor Toufic Maatouk began his studies at Beirut National Conservatory and at the Higher Institute of Music in Antonine University. He worked on his doctorate in musicology at the Istituto Pontificio di Musica Sacra in Rome. Later he studied conducting in Italy and Russia with Alexander Polyanichko, Ennio Nicotra, Alexander Polischuk, Marco Berdondini, and Mark Stringer.

As a singer he gave concerts in Abu Dhabi, Beirut, Dubai, London, Montenegro, Vienna, and in the USA. He made his singing debut at the Al-Ain International Festival of classical music in the United Arab Emirates. He performed with the Lebanese National Philharmonic, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Opera Romania Timisora Orchestra, and the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra. Additionally, he appeared at numerous festivals, including Al-Bustan Festival, Byblos Festival, Baalbeck Festival in Lebanon, Al-Ain festival in the UAE, Tbilissi Opera Festival in Georgia and Festival d’Ile de France. Presently he is the artistic director of the Beirut Chants Festival and the director of the Higher Institute of Music at Antonine University.

He has conducted the Orchestra Sinfonica “Roma Sinfonietta” in Italy and the St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra, Tomsk Philharmonic Orchestra, and Premium Chamber Orchestra of Krasnodar, all in Russia. Upcoming concerts include conducting the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra in May, Orchestra Giovanile Italiana in June in Milan, and at the Festival d’Ile de France in October.
More recently, in April 2013, Maatouk sang in a Midamerica Production of Fauré’s Requiem at Carnegie Hall.


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