Yassir Bousselam was passionate about music from a young age. At age seven he started his studies at the Conservatoire de la Gendarmerie Royale and the Conservatoire National de Musique et de Danse in Rabat, where he finished his courses with distinction. He continued his studies at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Paris under the tutelage of Philippe Bary and Guy Danel. He earned his Master degrees from the Royal Conservatoires of Brussels and Bergen, studying with Marie Hallynck and David Cohen. Yassir Bousselam has been a member of orchestras including the Moroccan Philharmonic Orchestra and the Moroccan National Radio and Television Orchestra. He is the founder of the Yassir Bousselam Trio and is at home with classical repertoire as well as with jazz, traditional, and modern Arabian music.
Sat 24 Oct14:00Sat 24 Oct 14:00 - Grote Zaal
The young Moroccan cellist Yassir Bousselam joined forces with the Dutch cellist Jan Bastiaan Neven (Netherlands Chamber Orchestra) and violinist Abderrahim Semlali and his Amsterdams Andalusisch Orkest to create a new programme, especially for the Cello Biennale. It comprises a blend of early and contemporary Arabic music. Yassir Bousselam studies traditional Arabic music and translates this […]
Wed 28 Oct16:00Wed 28 Oct 16:00 - BIMHUIS
Yassir Bousselam Trio (Morocco, the Netherlands, Germany) To say that the Moroccan cellist and composer is a versatile musician would be putting it mildly. Classically trained as a cellist at conservatories of music in Rabat, Paris and Brussels, he loves the classical repertoire, delves into the ethnomusicological roots of Andalusian classical music, puts together programs […]