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Art Alert: Nesma Mahgoub in two concerts in Alexandria and Cairo

The concerts are part of the Culture Ministry's programme for August that include various performances in the two cities

Ahram Online , Sunday 23 Aug 2020
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Egyptian known singer Nesma Mahgoub and her band are gearing up for two concerts this week; at the Alexandria Opera House on Wednesday and at the Cairo Opera House on Friday.

Mahgoub, who has the very rare skill of singing to Oriental, Western and operatic tunes with equal excellence, will be introducing some of her originals from 2012 album 'Hatolly eh' ("What Would You Tell Me") as well as some of her latest singles in addition to a few covers.

Studying music at school before embarking on studies with soprano Neveen Allouba, Mahgoub came into the  limelight after winning Star Academy Arab World, the eighth season (2011), started singing at the age of 10 when she joined the Children’s choir at the Cairo Opera House.

The two concerts are part of the Culture Ministry's programme for August that include various performances in the two cities.

Egypt resumed public cultural activities last month as part of the country's cautious reopening following the COVID-19 lockdown, with all events held under strict measures that include social distancing, obligatory facemasks, and sanitising.

Programme:

Alexandria Concert:
Wednesday 26 August, 8pm
Sayed Darwich Theater, Alexandria Opera House

Cairo Concert:
Friday 28 August, 8pm
Fountain Theatre, Cairo Opera House, Zamalek

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