Businessman-violinist Farid Bensaïd sets the stage for Mohammed VI's Grand Theatre

Businessman and first violin Farid Bensaïd.
Businessman and first violin Farid Bensaïd. © Orchestre philharmonique du Maroc/Facebook
The head of Morocco's Philharmonic Orchestra, who also owns the Afma insurance brokerage and Quick fast-food outlets, is taking over the technical management of what's set to be Africa's largest theatre, a facility close to Mohammed VI's heart. Farid Bensaïd was involved in Pope Francis's visit to Morocco as well as concerts by French pop star (and former first lady) Carla Bruni and Congolese rapper Gims. [...] (1188 words)
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