A soulful journey unveiled: An’Nur by Muslim Choral Ensemble, Sri Lanka on 2 June

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André de Quadros

Haadia Galely, 

A transcendent experience of sound and spirit awaits as the Muslim Choral Ensemble of Sri Lanka presents “An’Nur” at the Lionel Wendt Theatre on Sunday 2 June at 7 p.m.

This ground-breaking musical revelation promises an evening of profound cultural resonance, celebrating the rich heritage, the symphony of devotion, and the transformative essence of Islamic spiritual tradition.

From the ancient roots of Arab traders in the 7th century to the dynamic mosaic of modern society, the Muslims of Sri Lanka have long been stewards of a vibrant cultural legacy. An’Nur is a testament to their enduring influence, weaving together a mesmerising array of meticulously curated Islamic pieces, qasida, zikr recitations, and Sufi styles.

Founded in 2017 by the visionary Haadia Galely, in collaboration with esteemed Artistic Director André de Quadros co-founder and Associate Artistic Director Manoj Sanjeewa, the ensemble emerged from humble beginnings to stand out as an undertaking working towards a plan beyond entertainment. Despite initial challenges and preconceived notions, their unwavering dedication to their mission has seen them flourish, transcending boundaries and stereotypes.

An’nur is more than just a performance; it is a celebration of meticulously curated renditions of ancient Islamic pieces, qasida, zikr recitations, and Sufi styles. The ensemble weaves a mesmerising collection that resonates with the soul of Islamic spirituality.

Yet, the ensemble’s journey is not just about melodies. It’s about fostering a sense of unity and respect. With a firm commitment to inclusivity, the ensemble is a shining example of unity in diversity.

Their dedication to preserving Islamic cultural traditions while embracing their members’ diverse backgrounds underscores their unwavering respect for heritage and mutual understanding, making everyone feel valued and respected.

As the curtain rises on An’nur, the Muslim Choral Ensemble invites you to join them on a journey of discovery, enlightenment, and harmony. For those who have tirelessly dedicated themselves to this noble cause, their passion knows no bounds – driven by the soulful conviction through what they deliver, they promise to go beyond to unite hearts and minds.

An’Nur by the Muslim Choral Ensemble will be staged on Sunday, 2 June, at 7 p.m.

Lionel Wendt Theatre, Colombo 7.

Tickets priced at Rs. 2,500, Rs. 1,500, Rs. 500 are now available on Mytickets.lk

For inquiries, please call Sajeda at: + 94 77 735 3002 or visit www.muslimchoralensemble.com