Shalan Alhamwy

– Violinist and composer, born in Homs, Syria 1982, currently living and working in Belgium. Holds a music performing bachelor from the High Music Institute in Damascus, violin class of professor Evgueny Loguenov 2007.

– Composed music to be played by several orchestras over the world: WDR symphonic orchestra, SEPO, EPO, The National Syrian Arabic Orchestra, Violet and others.

– Trained as a classical musician, with his background of Arabic music… read more

— Upcoming events —

01/07 The Syrian Expat Ensemble Aarhus DK
05/08 Gent Folk Violin Project festival of Dranouter Dranouter BE
12/08 The European Song Book “premiere of Departure”
Edinburgh Festival
Edinburgh GB
22/08 Gent Folk Violin Project Gooik BE







Past events

19/10 Europe on Stage Bozar Brussels BE
09/11 Shalan Alhamwy (violin) & Andrew Wise (piano) Sacristie Abdijkerk Grimbergen BE
12/11 Fidelio with Expat Philharmonic Orchestra Der Halle 207 Rostock DE
24/11 Integration Day Köln DE
01/12 WDR Radio Symphony Orchestra ::: premier of my new composition “Two Images From Aleppo” Funkhaus Köln DE
11/12 Cinemaximiliaan winterconcert: Shalan Alhamwy (violin) & Caroline Deslée (organ) De kerk van Sint Anna Pede Itterbeek BE
15/12 Gent Folk Violin Project Cultuurloft Gent BE
28/01 Gent Folk Violin Project de Singel Antwerp BE
11/02 Gent Folk Violin Project Oostende BE
03/03 Elias Bachoura (Oud), Shalan Alhamwy (Violin), Robbe Kieckens (Percussion) De Centrale Gent BE
05/03 Workshop “Arabic Violin” De Centrale Gent BE
15/03 The Syrian Expat Ensemble Copenhagen DK
19/03 Shalan Alhamwy (Viool) & Luca Pignata (Accordion) De Dag van de Waardigheid Bozar Brussels BE
21/03 Klara Festival “Salaam Syria” with SEPO Bozar Brussels BE
01/04 AMIS European MS Honor Orchestra “World premier of my new composition POEM” ISB theater Brussel BE
03/05 Damast Duo Abu Dhabi Book Fair Abu Dhabi UAE
05/05 Releasing concert of Violet new CD Leuven BE
07/05 Releasing concert of Violet new CD Leuven BE
05/06 Gent Folk Violin Project Ham sessions Gent BE







Photo credit: Samer Bakhos