Friday,15 December, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1372, (7 - 13 December 2017)
Friday,15 December, 2017
Issue 1372, (7 - 13 December 2017)

Ahram Weekly

Lennon Trio

Lennon Trio

Arab Music Institute

22 Ramsis St. Tel 02 2574 3373 Thurs 7, 8pm: Oud recital concert with Ali Tantawy. Fri 8, 8pm: Shomouaa troupe, led by Said Osman.
Sun 10, 8pm: The Arab Music Heritrage Ensemble in a repertoire of classical Arab songs.
Thurs 14, 8pm:Sultan Al-Aarefin troupe for Sufi chanting.
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 Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736  0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144 Main Hall Thurs 7, 8pm: The Abdel Halim Newira Arabic Music Ensemble commemorates Kamel Al-Shinnawi the Egyptian poet by performing number of his songs.
Sat 9, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra concert.
Sun 10 and Mon 11, 8pm: Pianist Omar Khairat and his orchestra featuring percussionist Nesma Abdel-Aziz on marimba.  
Wed 13 and Thurs 14, 8pm: The Christmas concerts.  
Open-Air Theatre
Fri 8, 8pm: Al-Tanboura troupe performs the folk dances and songs of Port-Said city. Small Hall Thurs 7, 8pm: The Lennon Trio from Italy featuring Luca Marziali (violin), Roberto Molinelli (viola), and Roberto Trainin (cello) perform instrumental covers of the Beatles songs.
Fri 8, 8pm: Harp recital by Manal Mohieddin.
Sun 10, 8pm: Soprano Gala Al-Hadidi features the Christams concert.  
Mon 11, 8pm: A chamber music concert featuring Omnia Ezzeddin.
Tues 12, 8pm: A chamber music concert featuring Mahmoud Osman.


Beshir

Darb 1718
Kasr El Sham3 St, Al Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Tel 02 2361 0511/ 0109 3766188
Thurs 7, 8pm: Mohamed Beshir releases his album that offers contemporary Egyptian songs with folkloric touches.  

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).

Al-Gumhouriya Theatre
12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707 Thurs 7, 8pm: Al-Ahlam Ensemble features singer Ahlam Ahmed in a programme of classical Arab songs.   
Fri 8, 8pm: Abu Shaar Brothers troupe from Syria performs Sufi chants. Wed 13, 8pm: Sheikh Zein Mahmoud Ensemble performs religious songs.
Thurs 14, 8pm:The National Arab Music Ensemble  in 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.

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 7, 6.30pm: Waslet Samaa troupe performs religious songs. Wisdom Hall Thurs 7, 6pm and 8pm: El Sawy Culturewheel Puppet Theatre show revives the concerts of diva Umm Kolthoum presenting two of her much-loved songs.
ALEXANDRIA Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106 Fri 8, 8pm: Dawoud Heart Choir performs hymns.
Sun 10, 8pm: The Cairo Opera Orchestra presents the Chirstams concert.
Thurs 14, 8pm: Cairo Steps band (Egypt/Germany).
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
BACC Main Hall
Thurs 7 (Matinée:10pm, 11.30pm & Soirée: 8pm): "El Leila El Kabira" operetta, perfromed in cooperation with Fabrica Arts and directed by Mohamed Abou El-Kheir.
Sat 9, 7pm: Mawlay Ensemble concert.
BACC Small Hall
Thurs 14, 7pm: A guitar recital by Fernando Perez. 

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