Cairo Opera House

Tuesday 2 Nov 2021

Khairat   Khoury  Al-Haggar
clockwise: Khairat Khoury Al-Haggar

The Culture Ministry applies all precautionary and preventive measures with daily sterilization of the theatres in order to ensure the safety of the public, artists and workers.

Arab Music Institute
The 30 Arab Music Festival and Conference (1-15 November)
22 Ramsis St, Tel 02 2574 3373
Thurs 4, 8pm: The Arab Music Heritage Ensemble conducted by Farouk Al-Babli and singer Ahmed Ibrahim.
Sat 6, 8pm: Defaf Degla troupe from Iraq.  
Sun 7, 8pm: Concert by Mohamed Al-Hilw, orchestra conducted by Farouk Al-Babli.
Mon 8, 8pm: Sharara troupe.

Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144
The 30 Arab Music Festival and Conference (1-15 November)
Fountain Theatre
Thurs 4, 8pm: Concert by Medhat Saleh.
Fri 5, 8pm: Concert by Assi Al-Hilani accompanied by Al-Hefni troupe and orchestra conducted by Ahmed Amer.
Sat 6, 8pm: Concert by Wael Gassar, orchestra conducted by Adel Ayesh.
Sun 7, 8pm: Concert celebrating the centennial of singer Wadie Al-Safi, by singer Mohamed Mohsen, orchestra conducted by Ahmed Amer.
Mon 8, 8pm: Concert by Marwan Khoury with orchestra conducted by Mostafa Helmy.
Tues 9, 8pm: Orchestra Omar Khairat.
Wed 10, 8pm: Concert by Aly Al-Haggar.

Al-Ghouri Caravansary
Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Tel 02 2514 7475
Al-Tanoura whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music
(Performances every Sat and Wed, 7pm).

 Gumhouriya Theatre
12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel: 02 2390 7707
Tues 9, 8pm: The Collar and the Bracelet, by Forsan Al-Sharq Heritage company.  
Wed 9, 8pm: The Collar and the Bracelet, by Forsan Al-Sharq Heritage company.     

1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 2792 0878
Every Tuesday, 8-10pm: Mawawil features vocalists Hend and Sara in a repertoire of traditional music of the Nile Delta, Al Jaafra music played by Arab Tribes from Aswan and Nass Makan band.
Every Wednesday, 8-10pm: Zar music and songs by Mazaher ensemble featuring Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.

Room Art Space & Café
10 Etehaad Al Mohamin St, Garden City, Tel: 01000 681539
Thurs 4, 9pm: Hazem Abdel-Nasser, Flamenco Quartet.

El Sawy Culture Wheel
End of 26th July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek. Tel: 02 2736 8881/ 6178/ 2737 4448
Wisdom Hall
Thurs 4, 6pm: Um Kulthoum puppet theatre.
Sat 6, 8:30pm: Drums night.
River Hall
Thurs 4, 7pm: Concert by Singers Mohamed Adel and Mohamed Rafaat.
Raheel Hall
Thurs 4, 8:30pm: Piano recital

Tahrir Culture Centre
AUC Tahrir Campus, Downtown.
Fri 5, 6:30pm: Otaak band performing at the fountain stage.  

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Thurs 4, 8pm: The Alexandria Opera Company for Arab Music and Singing, conducted by Abdel-Hamid Abdel-Ghaffar, features singers Afaf Rady, Yasser Said, Shrouk Sherif and many more.

*A version of this article appears in print in the 4 November, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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