Orchestre Partout combines music of all sorts into a diverse world-repertoire that excites and moves. The band-composition reflects the conflict area’s in the world. Musicians have recently fled to The Netherlands, together they form a colorful band.
Stomping Kurdish dances blend with Punjabi love songs, Russian melancholy blends with Iranian folk. They sing in Farsi, Kurdish, Arabic, Russian, Hindi, Urdu, Turkish, Uygur, Lingala, Eritrean and what not…
Music is a language that unites, regardless of origin, culture and language. From this idea Ted van Leeuwen started the first music workshop in 2010, in refugee center Alkmaar. In 2016 Orchestre Partout became an independent foundation. Over the years, Ted and a diverse team have developed a successful methodology.
Orchestre Partout will perform during the WeMakeThe.City Opening Night on Monday June 17.