Monday,18 February, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1380, (8 - 14 February 2018)
Monday,18 February, 2019
Issue 1380, (8 - 14 February 2018)

Ahram Weekly

Japanese Drums troupe Kodo

Japanese Drums troupe Kodo
Japanese Drums troupe Kodo

Arab Music Institute

22 Ramsis St. Tel 02 2574 3373
Fri 9, 8pm: Awtar Quartet performs music on string instruments.
Sun 11, 8pm:The Talents Development Centre's concert.
Mon 12, 8pm: Jazz music concert by ZJCM (China). 

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.
Thurs 8, 7pm: Sultan Al-Arfeen band concert.
Sat 10, 7pm: A’la Fekra band, lead by Yamen Abdallah.
Thurs 15, 7pm: Awtar Masriya strings troupe, led by Mohamed Khairy.

Cairo Jazz Club

197, 26th July St, Agouza, Tel 02 3345 9939
Fri 9,10.30 pm: DJ mixes on Friday Fever with Ashmawy.
Sat 10, 10.30pm: Oriental live performance with Egyptian Project.
Sun 11, 10.30pm: Live jazz performance with Cocoon.
Mon 12, 10.30pm: A-Squared and Co. DJ mixes.

Cairo Opera House

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736  0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144
Main Hall
Thurs 8, 8pm: The Balleto Del Sud (Ballet of the South) Company (Italy) and the Cairo Opera Orchestra perform Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty coreograhped by Fredy Franzutti.
Sat 10, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra in a  repertoire of international compositions.
Sun 11, 8pm: The Cairo Opera House and the Japanese Foundation Cairo Office present Kodo Japanese Drums Company percussion concert.
Tues 13, 8pm: Valentine’s Day Festival features singer Medhat Saleh, accompained by the Abdel-Halim Noweira Arab Music Ensemble, conducted by maestro Salah Ghoubashi.

Wed 14, 8pm: Valentine’s Day Festival presents singer Hany Shaker and the music ensemble in a concert conducted by Ibrahim Al-Mogui.
Thurs 15, 8pm: Valentine’s Day Festival features singer Ali Al-Haggar, accompained by the National Arab Music Ensemble, conducted by Mustafa Helmy.   
  Small Hall
Thurs 8, 8pm: A Spanish Flamenco concert features Flamenco dancer Alvaro Guarnido, accompanied by Yekaterina Lebedeva on piano.
Fri 9, 8pm: Harp recital by Mona Wassif. Sat 10, 8pm: Donizetti’s opera L’Elisir d’Amor is aired live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Sun 11, 8pm: Guitar recital by Emad Hamdy.
Mon 12, 8pm: "Love Tango" a chamber music concert features flautist Rania Omar.
Tues 13, 8pm: The Talents Development Centre's concert.
Thurs 15, 8pm: Yehia Khalil and his band in a jazz concert.  

Darb 1718

Kasr El Sham3 St, Al Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Tel 02 2361 0511/ 0109 3766188 Thurs 8, 7pm: Nubian singing and music concert by RT Nubia band.

French Cultural Institute

Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800
Thurs 15, 7pm: Mallawy Stick Dancing School from Upper Egypt performs in lively dancing portrayals representing one of the ancient folk arts in Egypt before touring France.

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 8, 8pm: Al-Masryeen band and Future Stars featuring budding talents in a concert, conducted by accordionist Hany Shenouda.
Fri 9, 8pm: Al-Enshad Al-Dini troupe performs religious chants.
Sun 11, 8pm: The Abdel-Halim Noweira Arab Music Ensemble honours the memory of lyricist Moursy Gamil Aziz.
Wed 14, 8pm: Folklore Company (India) concert.

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.

Thurs 8, 8pm: A’la Fekra band lead by Yamen Abdallah.

Manasterly Palace
The International Music Centre,1 Al-Malek Al-Saleh St, Al-Roda Island, Manial, Tel 02 2363 1467

The Royal Hall

Fri 9, 8pm: Al-Nour Wa Al-Amal Orchestra presents a concert, conducted by Mohamed Saad Pasha.  

El-Mastaba Centre for Egyptian Folk Music
30 A El-Balaqsa St, Abdeen, Downtown. Tel 011 50995354
Al-Dammah Theatre for Free Arts
Thurs 8, 8pm: Rango band (Egypt/Sudan) concert.
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
Fri 9, 7pm: Al-Hadra troupe performs Sufi chants. Sat 10, 7pm: Classical Arab singing recital by Ali Al-Haggar.
Mon 12, 7pm: Al-Malhama Al-Mohamadeya religious chanting concert.
Wed 14, 8pm: Arab singing concert features Mohamed Mohsen.
Thurs 15, 7.30pm: Malaaz band.
Wisdom Hall
Fri 9, 7.30pm: Bahgaga band performs comic singing.
  Sat 10, 7.30pm: Piano recital by Diaa Khairallah.

Sun 11, 8pm: Singing recital by Eslam Taher.
Tues 13, 7.30pm: Classical Arab singing by Al-Asala Fe Rabe’a Al-Omr troupe.  

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106
Fri 9, 8pm: Kodo Japanese Drums Company percussion concert.
Sat 10, 8pm: Vocalist Nesma Mahgoub concert.
Sun 11, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra in a  repertoire of International classics.

Tues 13, 8pm: Singing recital by Amira Selim and Pascal Rosé.
Wed 14, 8pm: The Alexandria Opera House String Orchestra featuring the soloists of the Cairo Opera Company in a concert.
Thurs 8, 8pm: Alexandria Opera Company for Arab Music and Singing commemorates the memory of late diva Laila Mourad and lyricist Morsy Gamil Aziz.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999

Main Hall
Fri 9, 7pm: Valentine’s Day concert presents Fabrica band, accompanied by the Bibliotheca Alexanderina Youth Orchestra, conducted by Shady Abdel-Salam. Mon 12, 7pm: Rap and oriental singing concert by Soska and Dina Khaled.

Small Hall
Thurs 8, 7pm: Hala band. Sat 10, 7pm: Donizetti’s opera L’Elisir d’Amor is aired live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera in New York.

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