After 3 years of hard work alongside a team of extraordinary musicians, Tarek Ghriri’s new album, “Refugee in the Sea”, will be released on April 7!
Premiering for the first time, Refugee in the Sea is a seven-track album composed by Ghriri that explores themes of heartbreak and love, their connection to freedom, and the search for cultural identity. Journey through India, the Middle East, and Spain in an immersive performance that blends flamenco and Arabic music and incorporates flamenco dance as well as visual art by renowned Syrian artist Diala Brisly. Click here to listen to the first track
It’s about The suffering of a refugee, he Decides to take the sea a way to search for a chance for a better life, he started drowning in the middle of the sea, he suffers in the middle of nowhere, until he dies
Scheduled for April 22nd, 2023 8PM at Aga khan museum In addition to the live performance, the show will feature a short film screening that documents the making of the album and includes interviews with contributing artists.
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With over 20 years of music industry experience, Tarek Ghriri is a Syrian-Canadian flamenco and fretless guitarist with Palestinian roots. His passion for blending traditional Arabic and flamenco music began in Syria. Ghriri has performed at festivals and in shows in Syria, Lebanon, and Canada and has shared his unique sound on several television and radio programs. Check also his facebook page
Ghriri founded and now leads the Flamenco Arabia project, performs and co-produces Massyr, and is the lead producer of Diar. In addition to performing and teaching, his belief in the healing power of music led him to Music From Hope, where he has been using music to help children cope with the stress and trauma of war and displacement since 2016.