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Art Alert: BA Orchestra to perform works by Egypt's Rageh Daoud

Orchestral pieces by Egyptian contemporary composer Rageh Daoud will be performed by Bibliotheca Alexandrina Orchestra in Cairo and Alexandria Thursday and Monday

Ahram Online, Monday 3 Dec 2012
Rageh Daoud (photo source: Wikipedia)
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Bibliotheca Alexandrina Orchestra will hold two concerts with works by contemporary Egyptian composer Rageh Daoud on Thursday 6 December in Alexandria and on Monday 10 December in Cairo.

The concert will include a compilation of Daoud's film scores, such as: Messages of The Sea, Al-Kit Kat, The Sheperd and the Women, The Champion, Birds of the Nile, The Scandal and others.

The soloists of both evenings are: Ines Abdel Dayem on flute, Hany El-Badry on nay, Mamdouh El Gebaly on the oud and Saber Abdelsattar on the qanoon.

Born in 1954, pianist, composer and professor at the Cairo Conservatory, Rageh Daoud is one of Egypt's representatives of contemporary classical music and a member of the third generation of Egyptian composers.

His compositions include works for piano, voice, and orchestra. He has also composed numerous film scores for feature and documentary movies.

His works are often performed in Egypt as well as internationally: in Austria, Italy Germany, France, Czech Republic, UK, Spain, Canada, Hungary and Poland.


Thursday 6 December at 8pm
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, great hall, Alexandria

Monday 10 December at 8pm.
Cairo Opera House small hall, Zamalek, Cairo

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