SWMF Orchestra: Is the idea of the artist and the director of the festival, Furat Qaddouri. He aimed to attract annually the finest musicians from around the world. The artist Furat Kadouri chose for this year the creative and talented Maestro Mohammed Osman Siddiq to be the leader of the SWMF Orchestra.
Maestro Mohamed Osman Sidiq:Mohammed Osman Siddiq is a creative Iraqi Maestro who has elevated Arabic music to the ranks of the world through seven musical compositions named "Sharkiat". His works have been distinguished by the combination of Oriental Arabic musical instruments with the orchestral ”Symphony” in one frame. This experience was unique.It was the first in the world of music, where Western classical instruments were used to serve the flute, the oud, and Qanoun, in such a way he conserved their eastern character, in sophisticated technique and high performance.