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March 23, 2023

Event show features Gheorghe Zamfir, Tunisian artist

Young Tunisian violinist Yasmine Azaiez will hold a concert on April 14 at the Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest, an event organized by the Tunisian Embassy in Bucharest with the support of the Ministry of Culture. The concert will benefit from the presence of the great pipe player Gheorghe Zamfir. Held under the high patronage of the Minister of Culture, Hunor Kelemen and of the Tunisian ambassador to Bucharest Saloua Bahri, in partnership with the International Organization of Francophony, the concert is organized as part of the International Youth Year -2010, a Tunisian initiative in favour of anchoring world assets among young people.

Born in 1988, Yasmine Azaiez was accepted at the Yehudi Menuhin school in London and the age of 9, where she studied violin until 2008. She participated in the prestigious annual musical competition Young Musician of the Year and won the second prize at the age of 17, along with the jury’s appreciation. They saw in her an excellent, unique, young artist, full of charm and stage presence. In 2000 Yasmine played in the most prestigious stages of the world next to reputed musicians Sarah Chang, at Merchant Taylors in London, Zakhar Bron, Miriam Fried , and Donald Wielestein.

Yasmine held concerts on famous London stages such as the Royal Albert Hall, merchant Taylors and Westminster and participated in the Menuhin Festival in Switzerland, L’incontri in Terra di Siena Festival in Italy and Mawazzine Festival in Morocco.At present, Yasmine is studying in New England at Boston Conservatory for her Master’s degree in Classical Violin and Contemporary Music, Improvisation and Jazz.

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