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Art Alert: Egyptian musician Omar Khairat in two concerts in October

Khairat composed the scores of over 50 Egyptian films and drama series in addition to a countless remarkable songs for popular singers

Ahram Online , Saturday 21 Sep 2019
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Renowned Egyptian pianist and composer Omar Khairat and his orchestra will play in two successive concerts at the Cairo Opera House on 20 and 21 October.
 
Khairat, One of the most celebrated contemporary composers in the region, composed the scores of over 50 Egyptian films, including The Sixth Day (1984), The Terrorist (1993), Mafia (2002), Girl's Love (2003), The Embassy in the Building (2005) and Deer's Blood (2006).
 
In television, Khairat's memorable works include The Night Fatma was Arrested (1984) and Abla Hekmat's Conscience (1991).
 
Khairat, 70, also composes music for the theatre and special ceremonies, such as the opening of important Egyptian and regional cultural festivals.
 
Khairat has arranged compositions by celebrated Egyptian musician Mohamed Abdel-Wahab, releasing them as Wahabiat 1 and 2. His arrangements of Um Kolthoum’s songs have also brought him acclaim.
 
Programme:                                                      
Sunday and Monday 20 and 21 October at 8 PM
Main Hall, Cairo Opera House, Zamalek  

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