Syrian piano prodigy set to wow New York

Tambi Asaad Cimuk started playing the piano 18 months ago and now has the chance to perform at Carnegie Hall.

    When 16-year-old Tambi Asaad Cimuk walked into a music store in Turkey last year, he had never played the piano before. 

    Now, the young Syrian refugee from Damascus is set to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York city next month. 

    Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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