Time: October 20, 2012 from 8pm to 9pm
Location: Alwan for the Arts
Street: 16 Beaver st, 4th floor
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: http://alwanforthearts.org/ev…
Event Discipline: music
Latest Activity: Oct 3, 2012
Syrian singer-songwriter, Gaida, along with world class musicians, ‘oudist, Zafer Tawil, pianist George Dulin, bassist Jennifer Vincent and percussionist Tony Divido – coming from Venezuela specifically for this concert – will perform entrancing and innovative interpretations of Syrian folk songs, and original compositions and free-style improvisations over Arab and Latin grooves. Various styles in Gaida’s music flow together organically, tied together by her "depth of soul and evocative and expressive voice," which transcends genres and drives directly into the listener's heart.
“In the dark times
Will there also be singing?
Yes, there will also be singing.
About the dark times.”
― Bertolt Brecht
Gaida and her band will present the first concert of their new series, "There Will Be Singing," about hopes, about the souls and hearts that dream of the light, about their resilience and bravery, their beautiful eyes, voices, and love stories, about their longings and regrets, about their mother's hands that they kiss every morning, about their rivers and apricot trees, there will be singing about their Eden of Jasmine – their Syria”