Orkeztar Lizmoré

Orkeztar Lizmoré is the Northern Rivers region’s wonderful community ensemble that plays tunes from all over the world … ‘Orkeztar’ is an eastern European term for such an ensemble & Lizmoré is pronounced to rhyme with the Italian word for love, amore, because that’s the spirit in which each player comes to this (currently) almost twenty-strong musical group.

Instruments include strings big & small, guitars, mandolins, squeezeboxes, whistles, flutes, sax, clarinet, percussion, keys, brass, voice & sometimes oud & traditional instruments.

‘The Ork’, as it is affectionately known, plays musical pieces from around the globe, including several original songs composed & arranged by several talented musical director. You can expect to hear a smorgasbord of tunes, including Klezmer, Latin, Russian, Italian, Persian, African, folk and gospel or even the occasional Frank Zappa song!