INTRODUCING MESOPOTAMIAN NIGHT 2021 ARIZONA ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

It is a pleasure to announce that George Somi will be the Artistic Director for our Mesopotamian Night concert in Arizona next year.

George is not only a Mesopotamian Night resident artist, but also a brilliant and talented musician with a vast profile of musical contributions.

Congratulations George on your new role.

George Somi contribution to AAS-A Mesopotamian Night

MN2010

  • Premier of his original composition “The Assyrian Legacy”:  Movement I : The rise of the Great Empire.
  • Premier of his original composition “The Assyrian Legacy”:  Movement II: The Majesty of the Hanging Garden

MN2013

  • Premier of his original composition “The Assyrian Legacy”: Movement III: Hammurabi’s Law
  • Premier of his original composition “The Assyrian Legacy”: Movement IV:  The Fall of the Great Empire
  • Orchestration of Shamiram’s classic songs: Zmara D’Durah, Rishet Shyta & Toghlama/Shooshoonla

MN2014:

  • Premier of his original composition “The Little Lantern” Ballet at MN-San Jose
  • Orchestration of the Classic Assyrian song: Nishra d’Tkhoumeh for MN-Chicago
  • Orchestration of Sargon Youkhana’s song: Momeh for MN-Chicago
  • Orchestration of Walter Aziz’s song: Rigda D’Khoyada for MN-Chicago

MN2016

  • Premier of his original composition “The Assyrian Legacy”:  Movement V: The Church of the East
  • Orchestration of Linda George’s classic songs: Kursia D’Malkoota, Ana Atra Letlee, Alahta D’khooba, Hayir

MN2017

  • Premier of his original composition “How Far We Have Come!: History of Mesopotamian Night”
  • Orchestration of Linda George’s unreleased song: Shimsha Zreqlah

MN2019

  • Orchestration of the Classic Assyrian song: Qala D’Qarna

 

Enjoy one of our favorite work from George: The Assyrian Legacy V which was performed at Mesopotamian Night 2016 in San Jose, CA.

 

Also here is our very first collaboration with George back in 2010. The story behind The Assyrian Legacy