Thursday,20 September, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1399, (28 June - 4 July 2018)
Thursday,20 September, 2018
Issue 1399, (28 June - 4 July 2018)

Ahram Weekly

Fouad and Mounib band

Fouad and Mounib band
Fouad and Mounib band

Arab Music Institute

22 Ramsis St, Tel 02 2574 3373
Sat 30, 8pm: The Arab Music Heritage Ensemble in a repertoire of classical Arab 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 Opera House Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144
Main Hall
Thurs 28, 8pm: The National Arab Music Ensemble, conducted by maestro Hazem Al-Asabgy honours the memory of composer Mohamed Al-Mogui playing a number of his best songs.
Fri 29, 8pm: The Talents Development Centre concert.
Sat 30, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra concert.
Sun 1, 8pm: In collaboration with the Chinese Cultural Centre, “The Voice of The Nile” concert will be presented by the Cairo Opera Company featuring among many others the opera stars tenors Hisham Al-Guindi, Walid Karim, soprano Iman Mustafa, mezzo soprano Jolie Faizi, together with the National Chinese Opera singers: tenor Du Wenkai, soprano Yao Hong, accompanied by British pianist David Hales, and his Chinese counterpart Li Ding performing international operas such as Verdi's Aida, Puccini's Tosca and Bizet's Carmen.       
Open-Air Theatre
Wed 4, 8pm: Al-Nour Wa Al-Amal Orchestra.
Thurs 5, 8pm: Fouad and Mounib band.
Small Hall
Thurs 28, 8pm: A chamber music concert features Mariam Al-Mamluk on piano.

Cairo Jazz Club
197, 26th July St, Agouza. Tel 02 3345 9939
Thurs 28, 10pm: Funk Off will cover your favorite tunes to dance to covering a range of genres including funk, disco, blues, rock and pop. The Cadillacs will transport you to the good old Rockabilly days with renditions of 50’s & 80’s rockabilly and rock n’ roll music.
Fri 29, 10pm: Friday night features tech house mixing experts Hassan Abou Alam and Carlos with a wide variety of genres including house, tech, progressive, deep and electro mixes.
Sat 30, 10pm: Arabic reggae fusion by Hageen band. MAZEEK band performs its own unique sound, blending Afro-beats, Oriental and Egyptian/Sudanese/North African Folk music.

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, Tues and Wed, 7.30pm).

Al-Gumhouriya Theatre
12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707
Thurs 28 and Fri 29, 8pm: Forsan Al-Sharq (Knights of the Orient) for Heritage Company performs Shagarat Al-Dorr show.  

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 Mastaba Centre for Egyptian Folk Music
30 A El-Balaqsa St, Abdeen, Downtown. Tel 011 50995354
Al Dammah Theatre for Free Arts
Thurs 28, 9pm: NubaNour band presents traditional Nubian music, dances, and songs.

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
Wed 6, 6pm: “The First Chance” concert, El Sawy Culturewheel grants you your first chance to sing either solo or as a band.
Thurs 5, 7.30pm: Malaaz is an alternative rock band features Mohamed Abdel-Razek (guitarist, composer and lyricist), Amr Beshr (lead guitarist), vocalist Maged Amer, bassist Moataz Al-Nachar and drummer AJ Al-Gohary.  
Wisdom Hall
Thurs 28, 8pm: Singing recital by Salma Mahgoub.
Fri 29, 8pm: Sarcastic poet Amr Qatamish features a live poetic concert.

ALEXANDRIA

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre) Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106
Sat 30, 8pm: A gala concert by the Cairo Opera Company.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Small Hall
Sat 30, 8pm: Members of the BA Orchestra features a chamber music concert. 

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