Upcoming Event

Zikrayat Arabic Music and Dance Ensemble at Alwan

Mar 9, 2018

1:00 am


Zikrayat: An Evening of Tarab and Dance
Fri, March 9, 2018 8:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

Zikrayat returns to Alwan with their signature mix of classical Egyptian and Syrian tarab, and exciting raqs sharqi tunes, drawing on rarities from the Golden Age of Egyptian musical cinema of the 1940s-1960s.

The first half of the program will feature a mix of vocal and instrumental tarab repertory, featuring the vocals of Zafer Tawil and Sami Abu Shumays. The second set will feature performances by some of the top Bellydancers in New York City.

Tickets available at the door or online.

$20 General Admission l $15 Students and Seniors
Doors open at 7:30 pm

Zikrayat features:

Sami Abu Shumays | violin, vocals
Zafer Tawil | qanun, vocals
Brian Prunka | ‘oud
John Murchison | bass
Rami ElAasser | percussion
Nezih Antakli | percussion
Johnny Farraj | percussion

Dancers:
Mariyah, Layla Isis, Sherine and Yowalka

Alwan for the Arts: 16 Beaver St. New York, NY


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