Sunday,21 January, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1376, (11-17 January 2018)
Sunday,21 January, 2018
Issue 1376, (11-17 January 2018)

Ahram Weekly

Swan Lake ballet

Swan Lake ballet
Swan Lake ballet

Beit Al-Seheimi

Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2591 3391
Every Sunday, 7.30pm: 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, 7.30pm: “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 11, 10.30pm: Classic rock with The Woodpeckers Trio and Glass Onion band. Sat 13,10.30pm: Sefsafa and Hawas bands. Thurs 18,10.30pm: Pink Floyd tribute band Andromeda.    

Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736  0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144 Main Hall Thurs 11, Fri 12 and Sat 13, 8pm: The Cairo Opera Ballet Company and Cairo Opera Orchestra, conducted by Nayer Nagy, perform Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” directed by the late Abdel-Moneim Kamel. Thurs 18, 8pm: “Yalla Neghany” (Let’s Sing), Arabic concert by Monte Cairo. Small Hall Thurs 11, 8pm: Cromatex Ensemble for music and singing. Sat 13, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra, conducted by maestro Ahmed Al-Saedi and pianist Yasser Mokhtar in a programme of works by Beethoven and Mozart. Sun 14, 8pm: Sharara Sextet Ensemble performs in a string music concert. Thurs 18, 8pm: Yehia Khalil Jazz concert.
Darb 1718
Kasr El Sham3 St, Al Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Tel 02 2361 0511/ 0109 3766188
Thurs 11, 8pm: Hania Fansa band music and singing concert on the roof. Thurs 18, 8pm: Al-Hezb Al-Comedy (the comedy party) stand-up show.
El-Mastaba Centre for Egyptian Folk Music
30 A El-Balaqsa St, Abdeen, Downtown. Tel 011 50995354
Al-Dammah Theatre for Free Arts Thurs 11, 8pm: Al-Waziry band from Ismailia performs music of the Suez Canal cities. Thurs 18, 8pm: Al-Henna group from Suez performs the city's folk music and dances.    
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, 7.30pm, free admission).

Al-Gumhouriya Theatre
12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707 Thurs 11, 8pm: The National Arab Music Ensemble concert.   
Sun 14, 8pm: Al-Enshad Al-Dini (religious chanting) troupe performs religious songs.  Thurs 18, 8pm: The Abdel-Halim Noweira Arab Music Ensemble performs 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 11, 7.30pm: Cairokee Egyptian progressive band. Wisdom Hall Thurs 11, 7pm: Kohete band oriental rock and African fusion concert. Fri 12, 8pm: Takseer Sharqi progressive oriental fusion concert. Sat 13, 8pm: Monde Dalida tribute concert. Sun 14, 8pm: An Arabic singing concert features Ashraf Zidan and his band Moog Al-Bahr. Thurs 18, 8pm: Arab singing by Retro band. 

ALEXANDRIA

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106 Fri 12, 8pm: The Arab Music Heritage Ensemble in a repertoire of classical Arab songs. Sun 14, 8pm: “Yalla Neghany” (Let’s Sing), Arab music concert by Monte Cairo band. Thurs 17 and Fri 18, 8pm: The Cairo Opera Ballet Company and Cairo Opera Orchestra, conducted by Nayer Nagy, perform Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” directed by the late Abdel-Moneim Kamel.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Main Hall Sat 13, 7pm: The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Orchestra performs in a string Concert, conducted by oboe soloist Ahmed Farag.
Small Hall Thurs 11, 7pm: A duo recital by violinist Yasser Al-Serafy and harpist Mona Wassef (Harp).

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