“Queens of Soul” by Anna Kudinova-Mattar

The best of Etta James, Aretha Franklin and Nina Simone


Anna Kudinova - Vocals & Piano

Sam Arnelian - Saxophone

Kamal Ibrahim - Guitar

Elie Chemaly - Bass

Roland Ghorbil - Drums



ANNA KUDINOVA-MATTAR is a professional Composer, Vocalist, Pianist, Orchestra conductor and Music Director with more than 20 years of experience based in Lebanon.

Graduated from Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine with Master Degree in Music Art (2003) and Post Graduation Courses (2006) as a Composer.

Since 2003, Anna started to travel abroad to represent Ukrainian Culture and shared the stage with international musicians from UK, USA & Latin America, Central & Northern Europe, South Africa and Middle East.

But Anna’s passion gravitated to Vocal Jazz Improvisation and Composition. She is a band leader of “Anna Kudinova-Mattar’s Jazz Quartet/ Quintet”, “Sweet Ride” Blues Band, "Quad House Band" and a Jazz Vocalist in The Armenian Big Band (2016) and The Lebanese Jazz Big Band (2019).

Anna released her debut album “Jazz Standards” in June 2017 as a Duo with Lebanese pianist Fady Farah.

Meanwhile, she is preparing to record her second album “In one moment” with original compositions.






Buy your tickets in advance from Metro Al Madina, any Librairie Antoine branch or Online through Antoine’s online ticketing.


Fixed ticket prices. Seats are assigned by Metro. Tickets are non-refundable


Early bird: 20$

Regular ticket: 25$

Support bird (gift included): 50$- 100$





Pay as you like

Shared & limited seating

No reservations in advance


You can get those tickets on the same day of the event from Metro Al Madina starting 3pm.


The “Pay as you like” option is exclusively for locals and residents, in line with the current economic situation in the country.


We appreciate your support.


Our kitchen is currently under construction. We only serve drinks at the moment.

Payment according to the daily exchange rate is applicable


The following prices are for cash payments. Online payments include an added bank commission.




Sound engineer: Lara Nassar

Light operator: Nour el Din Abboud

Sound technician: Farah Khodor

Light technician: Eyad el Cheikh

Stage technician: Bilal Imad




Metro Al Madina

Aresco building, -1, Justinian street, Clemenceau, Hamra, Beirut




Ticketing: +961-76309363

Wheelchair access available upon request