Art Alert: Mozart, Beethoven coming to Alexandria opera house this week

Ahram Online , Saturday 17 Sep 2016

The Alexandria Opera String Orchestra will be conducted by Ahmed Atef, with Hassan Sharara as solo violinist

Ahmed Atef, Hassan Sharara
Maestro Ahmed Atef [top L], violinist Hassan Sharara [top R], Beethoven [bottom L], Mozart [bottom R]. (Photo: Al Ahram)

On Friday 23 September, the Alexandria Opera String Orchestra, conducted by Ahmed Atef, will perform a selection of works, beginning with Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro) overture K. 492.

The first half of the evening will also include Beethoven's Romance no. 1 Op. 50 for Violin and Orchestra and no. 2 Op. 50 in F Major. The violin soloist will be Hassan Sharara.

Mozart will return in the second half of the evening with Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K550.

Friday 23 September, 8pm
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre), 22, El Horreya Road (formerly Fouad Street), Alexandria

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