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Named one of the “top 15 most inspiring artists of the decade” - Egyptian Streets.
The Ayoub Sisters are fast becoming the sound and faces of a truly exciting new generation of classical and crossover artists.
Discovered by Mark Ronson; the multi-instrumentalist sisters recorded their debut album with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in the world-renowned Abbey Road Studios. Their album, released with Decca Records in partnership with Classic FM, debuted at No.1 in the Official Classical Artist Albums Chart and was nominated for a Classic Brit and Global Award.
The Ayoub Sisters have performed across the UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia with highlights including appearances at the Royal Albert Hall, London Palladium, The Cairo Opera House and Dubai Opera. The sisters have performed as soloists with some of the world’s leading orchestras including collaborations with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, English National Opera Orchestra and Cairo Symphony Orchestra. 2019 saw The Ayoub Sisters make their Canadian debut followed shortly by their Queen Elizabeth Hall debut where they opened for pianist and composer, Alexis Ffrench. The Sisters have also collaborated with Grammy Award winning acapella group, 'The Swingles' and have toured with the nation's favourite choir master, Gareth Malone.
The duo performed the Egyptian National Anthem live on Egyptian national television at the closing ceremony of the World Youth Forum held in Sharm el Sheikh, under the auspices of H.E, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
The multi-award winning sisters are no strangers to radio or television. Having made their TV debut performing their own arrangement of George Michael's 'Mother's Pride' Live at the 2017 BAFTAs; they later went on to perform at the "Last Night of the Proms", Live on BBC 1 at Proms in the Park Glasgow, 2018. They have appeared on the BBC Big Sing, BBC Songs of Praise and have performed live on BBC Radio 3, Classic FM and Scala Radio.
The Ayoub Sisters are proud recipients of the Arab Women of the Year award in 2019 for their achievements in Cultural Exchange and were also presented with an award by H.E, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi for their achievements in music.
The Ayoub Sisters are delighted to be members of Chineke! Europe's first majority black, Asian & ethnically diverse orchestra.
The Ayoub Sisters are proud to be brand ambassadors for D'Addario.
Laura is playing on a 1810 J.Gagliano violin which is kindly on loan to her by Florian Leonhard.
“One of the top 15 most inspiring artists of the decade.” Egyptian Streets
"The word ‘incredible’ is overused but good grief, the Ayoub Sisters are exactly that...look out for them!" Classic FM
"Surely these are stars in the making". The Independent