“Without music, life would be a mistake.”

Concert: “Music from  Syria and Kurdistan. ” by Gani Mirzo band.

Gani Mirzo (born 1968) is a contemporary Kurdish musician. He was born in Qamishlo in northeastern Syria and studied music at the Aleppo Conservatory and taught lute and composition in Syria. He moved to Spain in 1993 and worked on flamenco at the Liceu Conservatory in Barcelona from 1994 to 2000. He is now head of the Department of Oriental Music (Ziryab) at the Barcelona School of Music and a professor of flamenco guitar at the Liceu Conservatory. His music is recognized for creating a fusion among Kurdish, Oriental and Flamenco styles.

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“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.”

Bob Marley

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“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent”

Victor Hugo

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“Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.”

Maya Angelou

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“If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.”

Albert Einstein

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“We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.”

Arthur O’Shaughnessy, Poems of Arthur O’Shaughnessy

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“Where words leave off, music begins.”

Heinrich Heine

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“The only truth is music.”

Jack Kerouac

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“Ah, music,” he said, wiping his eyes. “A magic beyond all we do here!”

J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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“Music is … A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy”

 Ludwig van Beethoven

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“Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances. ”

Maya Angelou

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“Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t.”

 Johnny Depp

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“Where words fail, music speaks.”

Hans Christian Andersen

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“Music is the universal language of mankind.”

 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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“I like beautiful melodies telling me terrible things.”

 Tom Waits

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“Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence.”

Robert Fripp

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“The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.”

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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“Music is the strongest form of magic.”

Marilyn Manson

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