Ep 72. Mario Kirlis: I Believe In The Freedom of Art

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Mario Kirlis is an Argentinian musician and composer that is known for his extensive work in Arabic Music. He has been a mentor for a number of South American musician and belly dancers to approach the Middle Eastern art, and he has inspired artists all across the world.

In this interview you will learn about:

  • Mario Kirlis’s most memorable music-dance collaboration

  • The story of creating “modern baladi'“, also known as “Mario Kirlis baladi”

  • Most common mistakes dancers do in music interpretation

  • Logistics of directing a music orchestra

  • Why Arabic musicians never play a song the same way twice


Show Notes to this episode:

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