Bushra El-Turk

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Bushra El-Turk is a British Lebanese composer who has written over 60 works for the concert hall, the stage, film, TV and live art performance. In her trans-cultural projects, western and eastern music traditions merge seamlessly and the boundaries between traditional performance techniques, improvisation and contemporary sounds become non-existent. Bushra El-Turk’s works have been performed by the London Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Proms and BBC Symphony Orchestra and renowned ensembles across Europe, at venues such as the Royal Opera House, the Lincoln Centre, the Théâtre du Châtelet Paris, Festival Aix-en-Provence among many others. Her opera Woman at Point Zero won the Fedora Prize for Opera Innovation in 2020 and the Music Theatre Now Competition in 2023.

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