Monday,25 March, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1383, (1 - 7 March 2018)
Monday,25 March, 2019
Issue 1383, (1 - 7 March 2018)

Ahram Weekly

Swan Lake

Arab Music Institute

22 Ramsis St. Tel 02 2574 3373
Sun 4, 8pm: The Arab Music Heritage Ensemble in a repertoire of Arab music and singing.  Thurs 8, 8pm: “The 6th India by the Nile” Festival featuring Amjad Ali Khan.

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 pm: “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
Sat 3, 10.30 pm: Jordanian band Autostrad live concert.
Cairo Opera House

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736  0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144
Giza Pyramids Plateau Thurs 8 and Fri 9, 7pm: The Cairo Opera Company, Cairo Opera Orchestra, Cairo Opera Ballet Company, Cairo Opera Choir, Alba Italica Choir and A Cappella Choir perform Verdi’s internationally acclaimed Aida opera, the biggest event of the year returns to the great pyramids of Giza, conducted by Italian conductor David Crescenzi and directed by Abdallah Saad.
Main Hall

Thurs 1, 8pm: The pan flute master Gheorge Zamfir and his orchestra play diva Umm Kolthoum inspired pieces and some of his famous compositions. Fri 2, 8pm: Horus Ensemble (Egypt/Italy) performing classical gems of composition. Sat 3, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra performs international compositions. Wed 7, Thurs 8 and Fri 9, 8pm: St. Petersburg Ballet Company performs Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake with the soloists of Mikhailovsky Theatre Anastasiya Lomachenkova and Anton Ploom.
Small Hall Thurs 1, 8pm: A concert honours the memory of late Iraqi composer and oud player Farid Al-Bably. Fri 2, 8pm: Sobhi Bedeir and Friends, a singing concert, led by opera tenor Sobhi Bedeir. Sat 3, 8pm: Violin and piano recital by Hassan Sharara Ensemble.
Open-Air Theatre Fri 2, 8pm: Sweet Sound band, led by Mounir Nasreddin. Darb 1718
Kasr El Sham3 St, Al Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Tel 02 2361 0511/ 0109 3766188 Fri 2, 8pm: Paranoid Eyes band performs songs of the British band Pink Floyd.

El-Mastaba Centre for Egyptian Folk Music

30 A El-Balaqsa St, Abdeen, Downtown. Tel 011 50995354

Al-Dammah Theatre for Free Arts

Thurs 1, 7.30pm: Al Tanbura band performs Port Said folk songs 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 1, 8pm: Mashrabiayt Ensemble, conducted by Sayed Al-Refaie in a programme of clssical Arab songs.

Fri 2, 8pm: The Abdel-Halim Noweira Arab Music Ensemble conducted by Ahmed Amer performs classical Arab songs performed by the opera singers such as Abeer Amin, Nehad Fathi and Ibrahim Rashed.
Tues 6, Wed 7 and Thurs 8, 8pm: Forsan Al Sharq (The Knights of the Orient) Heritage Company performs “The Folklore and Ages” show, choreographed and directed by Essam Ezzat.   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 1, 4pm and 7pm: Cairokee band.
Fri 2, 8pm: Andromida band covering the British band PinkFloyd.
Sat 3, 7pm: Wust Al-Balad band singing concert.   
Mon 5, 8pm: Fabrica band in a love songs concert.

Tues 6, 7.30pm: Al-Maghnawatiya (the singers) Arab singing concert.
Thurs 8, 7.30pm: Abu-Shaar Brothers troupe from Syria performs Sufi chants.

Wisdom Hall

Thurs 1, 6 and 8pm: El Sawy Culturewheel Puppet Theatre show revives the concerts of diva Umm Kolthoum performing two of her much-loved songs.
Fri 2, 7pm: Moneeb band perofming Nubian songs.
Sun 4, 7pm: Mohamed Al-Kahlawi singing concert.
Thurs 8, 8pm: Hany Mustafa and his band perform English and Arabic songs.

ALEXANDRIA Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)

Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106

Thurs 1, 11am: Alexandria Opera House Children Choir singing concert. (8pm) A singing recital by Hoda Hosny.
Sun 4, 8pm: The French Cultural Institute and Senghor University 8th festival of talents. Tues 6, 8pm: “The 6th India by the Nile” Festival featuring Malavika Sarukkai.
Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999

Main Hall
Sat 3, 4 and 7.30pm: Massar Egbari band performs in two consecutive concerts on the same day. Sun 4, 7pm: “Al Hekaya Feha Ehna”, a tale telling and singing show by Meshwar troupe directed by Mohamed Morsy. Tues 6, 7pm: Stand-up comedy performance by Al Hezb Al Comedy troupe.
Small Hall
Thurs 8, 7pm: A String Quartet performance.

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