Jasser Haj Youssef ® Yves Nivot Festival du Violon, Luzy, Février 2010

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Violinist, composer, musicologist, teacher and conductor, Jasser Haj Youssef is one of the most outstanding musicians of his generation.

Jasser Haj Youssef plays modern violin, baroque viola d’amore, composes, directs and performs with numerous artists from all walks of life from Barbara Hendricks to Youssou N’Dour, Sister Marie Keyrouz or Salah El Mahdi (1925-2014), stars of the opera world and the diva Simone Kermes.

Graduated with a degree in Music, Musicology and Education, Jasser performs worldwide and recently he directed the Chamber Orchestra of Paris at the  prestigious Philharmonie de Paris, the Mediterranean  Youth Orchestra, Les Musiciens du Louvre and his Sira Orchestra at the Roman Theater of Carthage.

The compositions of his first album « Sira » are studied in national education programs and performed on the most prestigious stages by the Royal Chamber Orchestra of Wallonie (Belgium), the New Music Orchestra (Russia), Debussy String Quartet & the Republican Guard Orchestra (France)…

Through his second album « Resonance », « Jasser Haj Youssef has opened a new way in the history of the European baroque viola d’amore. »

Jasser Haj Youssef is co-author of the book « Jazz and Orient ».

He gives conferences and masterclass in several universities in the world : Harvard University (USA), Alberta University (Canada), National Superior Conservatory of Music and Dance of Lyon (France), High School of Music of Geneva (Switzerland),  Higher Institute of Music of Sousse (Tunisia)…

He plays his compositions and conducts orchestras in Carthage (Tunisia), Jerash and Petra (Jordan), Philharmonie de Paris, Opéra de lille, Musée du Louvre, Elysée Palace, UNESCO, New Morning, Arab World Institute, (France), Elbphilharmonie and Pierre Boulez Saal (Germany), Bozar (Belgium), Opera and Ballet Theatre of Kazan (Russia), Harvard University, Brendeis University, Dartmouth College and Freer Gallery of Art – Washington (USA), Sacred Music Festival of Udaipur (India)…

Jasser Haj Youssef volunteers for cultural and humanitarian organizations in the Middle East, North Africa and Europe