All performing and creative artists who hold complex identities also face complex journeys. Certainly, classical musicians of Middle Eastern heritage and/or Muslim faith often find themselves navigating very complex spaces in the United States of the 21st century. With talent and persistence — also a little bit of luck — those artists can overcome some of the challenges and
Fawzi Haimor has been announced as Music Director Designate of Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen (WPR), following an impressive debut with the orchestra in December 2016. He will assume the role in September 2017 and will conduct his first concert as the WPR’s MD on 18th September 2017 at the Stadthalle Reutlingen. His initial contract runs for four years, until the end of the 2020/21 season.
-Südwest Presse, Otto Paul Burkhardt
“…the philharmonic orchestra was hardly recognizable under guest director Fawzi Haimor. The Reutlingen orchestra seldom played so lucid, so transparent, so delicate.” …