Jennifer Grout solidifies her status as a star of Arabic song

Photo: Photo by Kasia Borkowska

Jennifer Grout performing with Ziad Chbar, Mohamed Masmoudi and Joseph Khoury of the Soukun Trio, for the Festival of Sacred Music.

Considerable hype preceded Jennifer Grout's appearance at the Quebec International Sacred Music Festival - the American famously placed third in the Lebanese talent competition Arabs Got Talent in 2013, singing in flawless Arabic despite not knowing the language - so she had a lot to live up to.