Esti Kenan Ofri (IL; vocals)
Esti Kenan Ofri is a singer and composer with a special intimacy with the Sephardic music tradition. Her voice and the traditions she represents have inspired composers to write and arrange music for her. Her own compositions have been performed by various Israeli ensembles.
In the recent years, music composition is her main focus: Based on Arabic classical music, she arranges and composes instrumental and vocal pieces with an emphasis on contemporary poetry.
She regularly collaborates with the trio "Kol-Oud-Tof", Slave Ganelin, The East-West Ensemble, as duo with Lea Avraham and the Arabo-Andalucian Orchestra of Tangier. Prior to working as a singer and composer Esti Kenan Ofri was a dancer and choreographer.
Photo: Tomo Tereko