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Born in Syria and raised between his homeland, Egypt and Lebanon. Rebal Alkhodari is a singer, musician, and composer with an amazing baritone - countertenor voice, full of oriental techniques and ornaments, well-honed skills as a performer and major experience.

After the war broke out in Syria in 2011, Rebal was in jail for no clear reason for a while for no reason. Later in the same year, he was forced to leave his Homeland and decided to start a new life, choosing to embrace all places and all people as his own home. Although Rebal is based in Germany for the last six years, He is steel leave his life as a traveling musician. That added to his expressive voice an extraordinary versatility that gives his music a great range of styles.

Rebel’s songs talk generally about love and society using the historical Arabic poems in some of them.  Although his music is a mix of traditional with pop and classical music, Rebal is open to exploring more and more music which can give his songs special flavor.

Rebal released three albums: Shwayyet Haki  (2009), Tawshih (2011) and  Political poems (2014). He also has performed more than 300 concerts, in more than 44 countries., appearing in opera houses around the world including Berlin, Dubai, Paris, and Hamburg, Still, he calls his performance in the Syrian opera house, Damascus, in 2008, “my best moment”.

Besides his brilliant work as a singer, Rebal composes songs for solos and choirs, and have conducted several Arabic choirs, as The National Choir of the Jordanian conservatory and Amaan choir, which were driven by him to receive the best dynamic choir from the ChoirFest Middle East festival in Dubai opera house on 2017.

In 2008, got the second prize in the 17th international competition, during Arabic music festival in Cairo, as best Arabic improviser. In 2010, he won 1st prize in Voices International Conference in Lebanon.

Rebal has performed with top international artists such as Catalan Grammy winner Jordi Savall, the only Arabic Grammy winner Fathy Salam, and never the last the famous German band Sarband.  

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