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Joseph Tawardros & Woodend Winter Arts Festival Launch

Leading Oud virtuoso, composer and 6 time ARIA-award winner Joseph Tawardros performs an intimate concert to launch Woodend Winter Arts Festival 2023.
47 Urquhart Street, Woodend VIC, Australia

Woodend Winter Arts Festival 2023 launches its program with an explosion of colour in the hands of Joseph Tawardros; leading Oud virtuoso, composer and 6 time ARIA-award winner.

Hear and see Joseph Tawardros perform a selection of his own works in the intimate venue of St Ambrose Church in Woodend, and be among the first to discover what’s in store for this year’s Woodend Winter Arts Festival.

Joseph has performed his own works with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, BBC Symphony, Melbourne, WA and Adelaide Symphony, Ukraine National Orchestra, Camerata Salzburg, Academy of Ancient Music and his Concerto for Oud & Orchestra with Sydney Symphony was performed and released by ABC Australia in 2019. For one day only Joseph performs a selection of his own works in Woodend in a celebratory launch of the 2023 Winter Arts Festival.

“One of the most impressive musicians to emerge in Australia … with a dazzling technique dispensing hair-raising tempos … His writing displays a real depth of emotion … revelling in a zest for life and celebration.” – THE AUSTRALIAN

Woodend Winter Arts Festival 2023 dates are Friday 9th to Monday 12th June. Tickets go on-sale on Sunday 2 April following this launch concert.


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