World music lovers, pay attention to 'The Crescent.' It opens the doors of beauty and music; traditional music as well as original mesmerizing compositions. Mesto (Multi-Ethnic STar Orchestra) uniquely specializes in performing ethnic music from around the world in symphonic form with a blend of eastern and western musicians, instrumentation and sounds. Amazing indeed! Dr. Nabil Azzam, conductor and music director is also a composer, violin and oud virtuoso. He established this orchestra in 2000 and has scored a lot of success since then. Mesto repertoire includes ethnic and original musical compositions from many cultures such as Arabic, Turkish, Greek, Bulgarian, Romanian, American, Sephardic, Azerbaijani, Iranian and Taiwanese. Mesto released it's first CD 'The Crescent' in 2005 and is looking forward to recording the next one later this year. The Multi-Ethnic Star Orchestra includes an impressive number of arrangers, composers and soloists..