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Art Alert: Yale Whiffenpoofs a cappella choir to sing in Cairo

For the consecutive second year, the Yale Whiffenpoofs world-renowned collegiate a cappella choir will sing on 23 June at the Cairo Opera House

Ahram Online, Tuesday 18 Jun 2013
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In collaboration with the US embassy, the Yale Whiffenpoofs, a world-renowned collegiate a cappella group, will perform on 23 June at the Cairo Opera House's open air theatre.

This is the second year in a row they perform in Cairo and will take two days out this 2013 season as part of their 83-day tour from May - August.

Last year the world's oldest and most popular choir performed in Cairo as part of the Opera House's annual Summer Festival.

Established in the United States in 1909, the Yale Whiffenpoofs consists of 14 Yale seniors selected every year.

For over a century the Whiffenpoofs have appeared on some of the world's most celebrated stages, including the Lincoln Centre, Carnegie Hall the Oakland Coliseum and even the White House.

Programme:
Sunday, 23 June 8pm
Open Air Theatre, Cairo Opera House, Zamalek

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