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The Jamil Molaeb Museum cordially invite you to the
''Molaeb Festival For Chamber Music And Fine Arts - Spring Concert''.

-Chamber music concert of works by Mozart, Dvorak and others,
performed by violinist Tania Sonc, Ihab Jamal, and violist Ribal Molaeb.
-Visitors can enjoy visiting the museum after the concert.


Saturday 26 March at 7:30pm
Jamil Molaeb Museum
Baissour - Aley
Mount - Lebanon
+961 71 229 588

Program:

-W.A.Mozart: Duo for Violin and Viola in G major, K423
-Robert Fuchs Duet op.60 for Violin & Viola: 'Barcarolle'
-La Chucaracha & Irish Stew for 2 Violins.
-Handel-Halvorsen Passacaglia for Violin and Viola.
-Dvorak Terzetto Op.74 for 2 Violins and Viola.


Musicians:

Tanja Sonc (*1992) belongs to the young generation of gifted Slovene violinists. She has received numerous awards and first prizes at national and international competitions: In 2011 she won the Brahms Competition in Pörtschach, Austria and, in 2012, the Ferdo Livadić International Competition for young Musicians (Croatia). Furthermore she was the absolute winner of the Young Virtuoso - Etudes and Scales Competition held in Zagreb, and she got first prize at the national Temsig Competition in Slovenia (2009). In May 2015 she was awarded 3rd prize in the Kiwanis Competition in Zurich. Tanja started her music education at the age of five. After studying with Primož Novšak at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana, she spent the academic year 2011/12 in Salzburg, studying with Wonji Kim Ozim at the Leopold Mozart Institut in Salzburg for gifted young musicians and, at the Mozarteum University, with Igor Ozim. She is currently continuing her studies at Zürich University of the Arts in the class of Nora Chastain. In 2012/13 she was accepted as a trainee at the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, where she now plays as a substitute. She has participated in chamber music classes with Pamela Frank, Nobuko Imai, Sadao Harada, Primož Novšak, Rainer Schmidt, and Wolfgang Redik, and regularly attends seminars with Igor Ozim, Stephen Shipps, Wonji Kim Ozim and Nora Chastain.
As a soloist, Tanja Sonc has performed in many countries such as in Slovenia, Croatia, Italy and Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Austria, France, the USA and the Czech Republic, playing, e.g., with the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Slovenian RTV Symphony Orchestra, the Slovenian Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, the Croatian RTV Symphony Orchestra and many others. She has collaborated with renowned conductors such as Marko Letonja, George Pehlivanian, Keri Lynn Wilson, Loris Voltolini, Tomislav Fačini, Simon Dvoršak.
In February 2014 she passed the audition for the Seiji Ozawa International Academy 2014. In March 2015 she participated in the Hohenstaufen Chamber Music Festival, and in April 2015 she was invited to participate in the International Musicians Seminar at Prussia Cove. Tanja Sonc was awarded a three-year scholarship from Notenstein La Roche's Young Musicians Programme in spring 2014 and a scholarship of Live Music Now Switzerland in 2015.


Ihab Jamal(*1992) started playing the violin at the age of 6 with his father, then joined the Lebanese Higher National Conservatory with Professor Antoine Khalife, and in 2011 became student of Professor Arthur Ter-Hovhanissian. Ihab won the 1st Prize at “Renaissance International Festival Competition” in Gyumri, Armenia, 2015 where 180 players performed from over 20 different countries. He also is the 3rd Prize Laureate at the “Hrach Bogdnayan” International Violin Festival Competition 2014 that took place in Yerevan, Armenia and earned praise from all jury members. In 2010, He took the 1st prize at “La 7eme Edition de Musique de Chambre – Margot Babikian.”Ihab won the 2nd Violin Concertmaster position at the “Internationale Junge OrchesterAkademie” in Germany in 2013, and participates regularly in its European tours and recordings.At a young age, he joined the "West-Eastern Divan Orchestra" under Maestro Daniel Barenboim, and participates in its tours performing at La Scala Milan, Musikverien Vienna, Parco della Musica Auditorium of Rome, Salle Pleyel Paris, Berlin Philharmonie and others.Ihab performed for juries including world famous musicians, such as Cellist Medea Abrahamyan, Violinist Yuri Zhislin, Professor Hrachya Harutyunyan, Professor Igor Petrusevski, Professor Sergey Kravchenko, and Maestro Barenboim.He gave his debut solo concert in Yaroslavl, Russia with his pianist and lately, gave a solo performance of the Khachaturian violin concerto with the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Maestro Harout Fazlian, on a concert dedicated to the 100th Memorial of the Armenian genocide in Beirut.

Ribal Molaeb(+1992) Born in Baissour Mount-Lebanon, Molaeb initially studied the Violin at the age of 6 at the Lebanese High National Conservatory before switching to the Viola.
At the age 17, he started studying at the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg in the Class of Prof. Thomas Riebl, then he moved to Vienna to study at the University of Music and Performing Arts with Prof. Thomas Selditz.
Ribal had several chamber music workshops guided by Maestro Daniel Barenboim in Berlin in the years 2011-2012, he also had several masterclasses in Bad Leonfelden and Neuberg, Austria, participated in the Hohenstaufen chamber music festival, Germany, from the year 2012 till 2016, and in Italy he had master classes with Prof Jean Sulem as a part of the International Summer Academy Cervo,
He was part of Saraband Ensemble in Germany, as well as different chamber music ensembles in Vienna.
Ribal played in several orchestras around Europe like the Bach Academy Orchestra with its founder Helmuth Rilling, and he is a member of Daniel Barenboim's West-Eastern Divan Orchestra since 2010. Back in his native country, Molaeb Performed several solo recitals in different venues in Lebanon. He did theatre music for director Mounir Abou Debs, ''founder of the modern theater school in lebanon in 1960''.
and the film music of ''A Life Worth Living'' a film featuring his father. artist Jamil Molaeb.
In summer 2015, he founded the ''Molaeb Festival For Chamber Music And Fine Arts'' which takes place in the Jamil Molaeb Museum, Mount-Lebanon.
Currently, he is living and Studying in Austria and is supported by the Privatstiftung Wolfgang Bösch.

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