From Almería to Lebanon

Popular violinist tugs at the heart strings to raise funds for Syrian refugees

Ara Malikian playing at the refugee camp

By Emma Randle

A renowned violinist who regularly performs in Almería has joined forces with a humanitarian aid organization to raise funds for Syrian refugees in camps in Lebanon.

Ara Malikian, a friend of city orchestra director Michael Thomas, last played in Almería in June as part of an ongoing nationwide concert tour called ‘Gira 15’ celebrating his 15 years in Spain.

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