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Saturday, 25 March 2017
Ali Osman Alhaj was the conductor of Al-Nour Wal Amal orchestra for visually impaired and blind women
Egyptian musicians from the European Egyptian Contemporary Society join a week of collaboration with the Aldeburgh Young Musicians programme in the UK
The concert was received with nostalgic appreciation by the audience, who sang along with the French-Algerian singer's well-known tunes
Egypt's Cairo Celebration Choir and Jordan's Dozan Wa Awtar performed together, in Cairo on 3 February and in Alexandria on 4 February
The ensemble's two concerts in Egypt fall within their Arab World tour
The two choirs won silver and gold awards at the 9th World Choir Games in Sochi, Russia (2016)
The Glass Onion have regularly performed Beatles tribute concerts across Cairo's venues since the band was founded in 2010
Hany Shaker was awarded the Medal of Culture and Sciences and Arts, Degree of Excellence
Egyptian oboist Wessam Amin and Finnish violinist Laura Virtanen and pianist Marko Hilpo performed across Finland last week
While Gounod's Romeo and Juliet will be the fourth Met Opera screening to be held at AUC this academic year, it is the first public performance provided by this institution
The band has been active since 2012
Gabr gave a concert with the Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra, including highlights from his own composition for the 2011 Egyptian film El Shoq (Lust)
Ahead of their concert on 15 January, young Egyptian mezzo-soprano Monica Georges talks about bringing Coptic spiritual music to a wider audience
The band is comprised of 14 members
Both Frega and George are active members of multiple music groups
Youssra El-Hawary spoke to Ahram Online about her career, studies in France, Egypt's independent music scene, and her future plans
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