Duo Essenz

The musicians Faleh Khaless (Oud) and Johannes Treml (guitar) share a broad musical horizon. They play mediterranean music dynamically, with virtuosity and finesse. Delicate, intimate works from other cultures complete the diversity of the concert programme. The rare combination of Arabic lute and Spanish guitar allows the finest nuances of sound to flourish.

Clever arrangements combine oriental melodic delights with occidental sensuality of sound.

Faleh Khaless takes the audience on a wonderful journey into the magical world of Arabic music with his rich, nuanced performance. Originally from Morocco, he studied classical Arabic music in Tunisia and has performed at numerous international festivals. 

After studying classical guitar, Johannes Treml delved into Spanish and South American music. He has performed with internationally renowned musicians in duo and ensemble projects in a wide variety of formations and styles.

Their Album “Cardamomo” was released in November 2019. In addition to compositions by M.D. Pujol and colorful arrangements of various songs and dances, the album also contains original compositions by the two instrumentalists. The aim of this CD is to show the rich nuances of their combination of instruments.