Ziryâb et nous - session de formation Medinea

Ziryâb and us

A new vision of the Arab-Andalusian heritage

An educational and artistic collaboration between the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence,
the Berklee College of Music (Valencia) and the Casa Árabe (Madrid)

How do five Mediterranean artists of the 21st century reinvent the legacy of the Iraqi musician Ziryâb? From medieval Spain to the present-day imaginary, this project offers a new way of embracing and revisiting the Arabic-Andalusian musical heritage.



Sergio de Lope, flute (Spain)
Abir el Abed, voice (Morocco)
Yoav Eshed, guitar (Israel)
Colin Heller, violin / nyckelharpa / mandolin (France)
Sergio Martinez, percussions (Spain)


of the training sessions

♦ 9 May 2016 : Casa Árabe • Madrid, SPAIN
♦ 19 July 2016 : Festival d’Aix-en-Provence • Aix-en-Provence, FRANCE



♦ October 2016 : Festival des Andalousies Atlantiques • Essaouira, MOROCCO