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Art Alert: Ballet Zorba returns to the Cairo Opera stage

The ballet will be performed by the Cairo Opera Ballet Company

Ahram Online , Wednesday 8 Mar 2017
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Zorba by the Cairo Opera Ballet Company (Photo: Bassam Alzoghby)
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Ballet Zorba (1946) will be performed by the Cairo Opera Ballet Company at the Cairo Opera House between 28 March and 31 March.

With the music by Mikis Theodorakis, the ballet is adapted from the novel Zorba the Greek written by ‎Nikos Kazantzakis. The Egyptian troupe bases its performance on the choreography by Lorca Massine.

Throughout the years Zorba has become one of the most successful repertoire elements of the Egyptian ballet company. 

The Cairo Opera Orchestra will be conducted by Nayer Nagui.

Programme:
28, 29, 30, 31 March at 8pm
Cairo Opera House, Main Hall, Zamalek, Cairo

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