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Art Alert: Cairo Symphony Orchestra returns to activities with 'Romantic Affairs'

One of the first event held by the Cairo Opera after reopening of cultural activities, the concert will feature violin soloist Laura Virtanen-Amin

Ahram Online , Wednesday 8 Jul 2020
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The Cairo Symphony Orchestra returns to activities after four month suspension due to the general cultural shutdown, with a concert conducted by Hisham Gabr.

The concert dubbed 'Romantic Affairs' will take place on Saturday 11 July showcasing works by the Romantic era composers.

The evening will open with Edvard Grieg's Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1, Op. 46 followed by Beethoven's Romance in F major, Op.50 for Violin and Orchestra featuring violin soloist Laura Virtanen-Amin.

In the second half of the evening, the orchestra will perform George Bizet's  L'Arlésienne Suite No. 1 & Suite No. 2.

The concert will take place at the open-air stage erected in the fountain area at the Cairo Opera grounds.

Tickets can be purchased online via TicketsMall platform.

Follow this link to book the ticket.

Programme:
Saturday 11 July, 8pm
Fountain theatre, Cairo Opera grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

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