Don’t miss Yehia Khalil’s jazz concert at Alexandria Opera House – Music and dance – Al-Ahram Weekly

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Arabic Music Institute

22 rue Ramsis, tel. 02 2574 3373

Thursday 17, 8 p.m.: Oud recital by Hisham Essam.

Fri 6, 8 p.m.: A singing recital by Haitham Essam.

Sun 20, 8 p.m.: Songs of Umm Kolthoum performed by the Abdel-Halim Noweira Arabic Music together.

Thursday 24, 8 p.m.: Cairo Opera Chamber music groups functionality Mohammad Ahmad and Salma Sorour.

Beit Al Seheimi
Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2787 8865
Every Sunday, 7 p.m.: La Troupe du Nil for folk instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaaiperforms Upper Egyptian dances and songs on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.
Every Friday at 7 p.m.: “Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), free public clown show in Al-Muaaz Street, presented by Wamda and led by Nabil Bahgat.

Cairo Opera House

Gezira Exhibition Center, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, ticket office 02 2739 0132/0144

main hall

Wed 23, 8 p.m.: The Cairo Opera Orchestraled by maestro Nayeir Nagui performs musician compositions Khalid Hammad.

Thursday 24, 8 p.m.: The National Arab Music Ensemble in a program of classical Arabic songs.

Al-Gumhouriya Theater

12 Al-Gumhouriya St., Abdin, tel. 02 2390 7707

Thu 17 and Fri 18, 8 p.m.: The Cairo Opera Company performs international musicals and Disney songs.

Sat 19, 8 p.m.: Al-Enshad Al-Dini troupe sings religious songs.

Thursday 24, 8 p.m.: Singer Ali El-Alfy and his band perform contemporary and ancient Egyptian songs.

Al-Ghouri Caravanserai
Mohamed Abdou Street, near Al-Muaaz and Al-Azhar streets, tel. 02 2514 7475
Al Tanoura whirling dervishes perform for a living sufi music
(Performances every Saturday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.).


1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 2792 0878

a repertoire of traditional music from the Nile delta, Al Jaafra music played by the Arab tribes of Aswan and Nass Makan bandaged.

Every Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.: zar music and songs by Mazaher together with Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.

Rawabet Art Space

3, rue Hussien El Meaamar ext. from Mahmoud Basiouny Street, Talaat Harb Square, Downtown

Fri 6, 8 p.m.: Live electronic performance by Dr. Chahir and Alfa Rock featuring the talented singer Sahar El Zoghbi. The band merge their African and Egyptian sonic heritage with European grooves and styles, producing a unique sound that takes you on a wild journey from one soundscape to another with plenty of room for improvisation and indulgence. sound.

Mon 21, 8 p.m.: The warm, dusty air through the windows carries the cries of street vendors. A nasal voice sings the words of a popular tune, quickly replaced by the call to prayer. The smell of bread in the ovens mingles with that of heated hides and mangoes resting in the sun.

Hayatna (our life) contemporary dance performance was born from this mixture of bodies and impressions, from this cohabitation between tradition and modern life. By appropriating emblematic figures of contemporary Cairo, the performers take us on a poetic journey. Touching on the beauty of the usual, this show is interested in the living and sensory place occupied by objects and places, in their emotions and in their daily lives.

Room Art Space & Café
10 Etihad Al Mohamin, Garden City, Tel. 01000 068 159

Thursday 17, 9 p.m.: The seven-piece Tarek Raouf Ensemble presents jazz standards and original compositions by Tarek Raouf. Raouf is an Egyptian trumpeter and composer.

Fri 6, 9 p.m.: Beit El Comedy Open mic night is a chance to try and improve your talent.

Thursday 249 p.m.: The Gypsy jazz project presents an extraordinary mixture of up-swinging, waltzing and sometimes quite quiet and ballad music that was first influenced by the music of Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli and their gypsy jazz tunes.

The Spot Mall, in front of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo

Sat 19, 9 p.m.: Comedy Sett Second open mic.

Sun 20, 9 p.m.: Laughing at (Men’s Life) comedy stand-up offers two hours of continuous laughs with hilarious comedians: Alaa Yasseen (open deed), Ahmed Marzouk, Saleh Sayem, Hossam Edris,
Ahmed El Sharkawyand Mina Selim.

Mon 21, 9 p.m.: Mosad Ozil and the Band. Ozil is an Egyptian singer, songwriter and music producer. It has its own original songs and some traditional Arabic songs with very unique and different musical arrangements.

El-Sawy Culture Wheel
End of July 26th Street, under May 15th Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448

(No entry without a mask and the room will be open at only 25% audience capacity)

River Room

Sat19, 8 p.m.: Singing recital by Wael El-Fashny.

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Thursday 17, 7:30 p.m.: Religious song by Abo Shaar Brothers troops from Syria.

Sat 19, 8 p.m.: A concert by Neveen Allouba Vocal Academy.


Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)

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

Thursday 17, 8 p.m.: Walid Aouniit is Scheherazade dance performance presented by Egyptian modern dance theater company.

Fri 6, 8 p.m.: Jazz concert by Yehia Khalil and his band.

Sun 20, 8 p.m.: Alexandria’s Talent Development Center concert.

Tue 22, 8 p.m.: Alexandria Opera Children’s Choir concert.

Wed 23, 8 p.m.: The Little Fingers Orchestradirected by Ragi El-Moqadem.

Thursday 24, 8 p.m.: The Cairo Opera Company performs international musicals and Disney songs.

Alexandrina Library

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999

main hall

Thursday 17, 7 p.m. (open to the public): Alfar3i (Jordan).

*A version of this article appeared in the November 17, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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