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Art Alert: Umm Kulthum songs echo again at Cairo Opera

Abdel-Halim Nowira Arabic Music Troupe will feature singers Ghada Adam and Hasnaa in one of the earliest concerts after the recent relaunching of public culture activities

Ahram Online , Wednesday 15 Jul 2020
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Abdel-Halim Nowira Arabic Music Troupe will perform a selection of popular song of Egyptian singing legend Umm Kulthum at the Cairo Opera House's Open Air Theatre 17 July.
The concert will be conducted by Ahmed Amer, leading a repertoire that includes 'Ghannily Shway' (Sing Some For Me) of composer Zakaria Ahmed, 'Ala Balad El-Mahmboub' (To the Land of the Beloved) and 'Dalily Ehtar' (Confused) of Riad El-Sonbaty, and 'Esa'al Rouhak' (Ask Your Soul) and ‘Fakarouny' (They Reminded Me) of Mohamed Abdel-Wahab.
As part of their 'Kalthoumiat' series, the troupe will feature talented singers Ghada Adam and Hasnaa in one of the earliest concerts in phase one relaunching public culture activities in Egypt after the Covid-19 lockdown.
Egypt resumed public culture activities last weekend with all few events held under strict new precautionary measures, including social distancing, obligatory face masks, and sanitizing.

Programme:
Friday, 17 July, 8pm
Open Air Theatre, Cairo Opera House, Zamalek

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