Lyrical poems by Tarik Benouarka


Work in progress( season 21-22) : lyrical poems, original work of 1h15 minutes for 2 pianos, a viola d’amore and a soprano ( optional : percussions)



Râm​ad is a composition that explores the theme of memory​; a memory which becomes lyrics and ​then​ songs… And reflects ​its​ travels through space and time.

The Author

Tarik Benouarka
Composer.Librettist.Spectacles and Opera Creator

“Embrace of classical music and arabic poetry”

Born in Algiers , with both arabic and french culture, he started music at the age of 4, influenced by his mother, a pianist who made him discover famous classical and arabic composers. After Agiers conservatoire, he completed his learning in France, Paris.

Multi-instrumentalist (piano, the arab lute and percussions instruments), Tarik will be passionate about all contemporary musical forms, building through his experiences his style and symphonist language before entering the opera world in which he expresses all his passions : Music, poetry, song, dramaturgy and all scenic arts.

Poet and playwright, his career is influenced by his double culture, both oriental and occidental that inspires his musical and artistic path.

Some creations examples:

-Days and Nights of the Heart Tree : opera-ballet in arabic
-El Nafas: Opera tragedy in arabic in 2 acts and its oratorio version
-Sinbad, Son of the Wind : Opera for children in arabic
-Endless Story: Musical spectacle in english and arabic
-Music creation of The Wyld, musical show of Thierry Mugler for the Friedrish-Palast in Berlin
-Narâm Legend: oratorio for organ, 2 voices and a choir
-Silencio: Concerto for oboe and orchestra
-Music creation of Cantata for 3 Voices by Paul Claudel: musical theater  

Work in progress:

-Djamila: Opera in 2 acts
-Qais Wa Leila: Arabic fresco, Opera