Saturday,18 November, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1369, (16-22 November 2017)
Saturday,18 November, 2017
Issue 1369, (16-22 November 2017)

Ahram Weekly

Faia Younan

Faia Younan

Arab Music Institute

22 Ramsis St. Tel 02 2574 3373 Sun 19, 8pm: Kolthoumiat concert, the Arab Music Ensemble performs a number of Umm Kolthoum songs. Beit Al-Seheimi
Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2591 3391
Every Sunday, 8.30pm: The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai, performs dances and songs from Upper Egypt on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.
Every Friday, 8.30pm: “Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), a free public performance by clowns in Al-Muaaz Street, presented by Wamda and directed by Nabil Bahgat.
Cairo Jazz Club
197, 26th July St, Agouza. Tel 02 3345 9939
Thurs 16, 10.30: Nathalie Saba performs her pop songs and Amro and the Big Bang Boogie perform selections of Swing, Jazz, and Funk. Fri 17, 10.30 pm: DJs Hisham Zahran and Ali Goede mix great melodies on Friday Fever. Sat 18, 10.30pm: Bashir performs Egyptian and Nubian songs. Wed 22, 10.30pm: DJ Feedo mixes fusions of hiphop and R&B. Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736  0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144 Main Hall Sat 18, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra, conducted by maestro Hisham Gabr and featuring violinist Hassan Sharara presents Tchaikovsky’s Fifth concert performing Ahmed Al-Saedi 's Festive Overture, as well as works by Mozart and Tchaikovsky. Thurs 23, 8pm: The Cairo Opera Orchestra and Cairo Opera Choir presents Verdi’s “Il Travatore”, conducted by David Crescenzi and directed by Hisham El Tally, under the artistic supervison of Dr. Iman Moustafa (Arabic & English Translation on stage).   Small Hall Thurs 16, 8pm: Music Concert (Portugal). Sat 18, 8pm: Thomas Ades’s opera “The Estramenating Angel” live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Mon 20, 8pm: Piano recital by David Edgar. Open Air Theatre Thurs 16, 8pm: Percussionist Nesma Abdel-Aziz performs on marimba with her band. Fri 17, 8pm: The Egyptian Musical Youth Society concert. Darb 1718
Kasr El Sham3 St, Al Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Tel 02 2361 0511/ 0109 3766188
CAIROGRAPHIE Photography Festival 2017
Thurs 16, 8pm: RT Nuba, a group of nine Nubian musicians play traditional Nubian songs with a moden touch. Sat 18, 8pm: The Illusionist, Illusion show by Amr Khaled.

Al-Ghouri Caravansary
Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Tel 02 2514 7475
Al-Tanoura whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music
(Performances every Sat, Mon and Wed, 8pm, free admission).
Sun 19, 8pm: The artistic workshop hosts a Syrian chanting troupe in a cooperation with Misr Al-Kheir for charity. Al-Gumhouriya Theatre
12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707 Thurs 16, 8pm: Religious chants by Al-Enshad Al-Dini (religious chanting) Ensemble. Fri 17, 8pm: Kuwaiti night performing a variety of music and songs. Thurs 23, 8pm: The Arab Music Heritage Ensemble in a repertoire of classical Arab songs.
Makan
SaadZaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 02 2792 0878
Every Monday: (fixed event) Zikr and Sufi night.
Every Tuesday, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm and reservations is canceled at 7.30pm): Mawawil and Gamalat Shiha present traditional music of the Nile Delta; Nubian Fadeka music and songs with Aragid, featuring Saleh Abbass and Farah Al-Masri; traditional Sudanese music and songs performed by Queen of Henna Settouna; Al-Jaafra music played by musicians from Aswan; Nass Makan (People from Makan) and Sanet perform traditional music from Eritrea.
Every Wednesday, 8pm: Zar music and songs by Mazaher, featuring Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sab.


Yehia Khalil

Room Art Space
10 Etihad Al Mohamin, Garden City, Tel  01000 068 159
Thurs 16, 9pm: Dosooka band (Ladybug band) performs alternative songs, mixes of swing and funk, with  Loca (lead vocal), band members: Khaled Al-Demerdash, Amr Ismail and Michael Yehia. Satur 18, 9pm: Gawy is a contemporary Egyptian band performs lyrical poetry and revives traditional songs, led by Mohamed Abdel-Latif (lead vocal). Thurs 23, 9pm: Estabena band performs a blend of songs from Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Spain, France, Italy, Lebanon and Syria.
El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
River Hall
Thurs 16, 7.30pm: Singer Emad Kamal and his band. Fri 17, 8pm: Sufi chanting by Ali El-Helbawi. Sat 18, 7pm: Strawberry Swing, an Egyptian Cold Play tribute band performs a number of Cold Play great songs. Thurs 23, 8pm: Takh band features Ezz Shahwan and Yousra Al-Gendy performing light funny content on western melodies. Wisdom Hall
Thurs 16, 3pm: Terhal event introduces poet Mahmoud Nema’Allah, Nahawand band and singer Maged Abdel-Halim. Fri 17, 8pm: Muzikanti Project presents Mohamed El-Ashi and his company.

ALEXANDRIA Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106 Thurs 16, 8pm:Alexandria Opera Company for Arab music and singing. Fri 17, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra, conducted by maestro Hisham Gabr and featuring violinist Hassan Sharara presents Tchaikovsky’s Fifth concert performing Ahmed Al-Saedi 's Festive Overture, as well as works by Mozart and Tchaikovsky. Sat 19 and Sun 20, 8pm: Pianist Omar Khayrat with his orchestra performs a number of his compositions. Wed 22, 8pm: The Alexandria Talents Development Centre’s concert. Thurs 23, 8pm: Celebrating Al-Mawled Al-Nabawy (The birth of Prophent Mohamed P.B.U.H), Al-Enshad Al-Dini Ensemble performs religious songs. Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Main Hall Thurs 16, 7pm: Art School Piano and drums concert. Fri 17, 7pm: The Egyptian Mawlaweya troupe, led by Sufi chanter Amer Al-Toni performs Sufi songs and dances.
Sun 19, 9pm: Syrian singer Faia Younan, the so-called by her fans “The New Fayrouz” in a concert organised by Al-Ahram Advertising Agency. Conference Centre (Small Theatre) Sat 18, 7.55pm: Thomas Ades’s opera “The Estramenating Angel” live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Thurs 23, 7pm: Oriental jazz by Yehia Khalil and his band.

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