Reem Ezz El Din’s concert at Room Art Space is not to be missed

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 16 Jan 2024

Reem Ezz El Din
Reem Ezz El Din

Arab Music Institute
22 Ramsis St, Tel 02 2574 3373
Thurs 18, 8pm: A concert of Abdel-Wahab songs performed by the National Arab Music Ensemble, conducted by maestro Hazem El-Kasabgy.
Fri 19, 8pm: A chamber music concert of violin, cello and harp performed by Yasmine Samy, Mohamed Ahmed, and Mona Wassif.

Beit Al-Seheimi Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2787 8865 Every Sunday, 8pm: The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments performs dances and songs from Upper Egypt on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments. Every Friday, 8pm: “Alaragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), a free public performance by clowns in Al-Muaaz Street, presented by Wamda and directed by Nabil Bahgat.

Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144
Main Hall
Fri 19, 8pm: The National Arab Music Ensemble in a repertoire of classical Arab music and songs.    
Sat 20, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra, conducted by maestro Nader Abbassi and featuring violinist Salma Sorour performs works by Elgar, Prokofiev and Beethoven.
Sun 21, 8pm: The Cairo Opera Orchestra, conducted by maestro Ahmed Farag, and featuring soloists Maged Sorour, Sherif Isaaq, Suzanne Saber, Doaa Saber, Mira Wagih and many more, performs the best of musical composer Rageh Dawoud.      
Wed 24, 8pm: The Talents Development Centre concert celebrates the Police Day and the 25 January Revolution Day.  
Thurs 25 and Fri 26, 8pm: Pianist Omar Khairat and his orchestra.   
Small Hall
Thurs 18, 8pm: Oriental jazz by Yehia Khalil and his band.
Fri 19, 8pm: Piano recital by Amr Selim.  
Sun 21, 8pm: Harp recital by Manal Mohieddin.   

Al-Gumhouriya Theatre
12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707
Sun 21, 8pm: A concert of religious chanting by Al-Enshad Al-Dini troupe.

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, 7.30pm)

1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 2792 0878
Every Tuesday, 8pm: 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, 8pm: Zar music and songs by Mazaher ensemble featuring Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.

Room Art Space & Café 10 Etihad Al Mohamin, Garden City, Tel 01000 068 159
Thurs 18, 8pm: Laughter Party stand-up comedy show.   
Fri 19, 8pm: A concert of new Arabic songs performed by singer Reem Ezz El Din and her band. She participated in The Voice in its Arabic version in the first season and presented many songs with different arrangements and her own songs. The band lineup: keyboard: Ahmed Magdy, violin: Kirolos Samy, bass guitar: Mohamed Al-Ashry, and percussion: Mohamed Arafa.  
Sat 20, 8pm: Open Mic concert.  
The Spot mall, infront of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo
Thurs 18 and Thurs 25, 8pm: Karaoke night.
Sat 21, 8pm: Giggle Terminal’s stand-up comedy show turns one, celebrate with them one year of laughter and joy with a lineup of comedians that will keep you laughing all night long. Mon 22, 8pm: A dreamy acoustic night with Tousa.  
Tues 23, 8pm: Cigarettes after sex tribute performance and few other guest performances for a dreamy, romantic night.
Wed 24, 8pm: Karaoke night.

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
River Hall
Fri 19 and Sat 20, 8pm: A stand-up comedy show by Ali Qandil.
Sun 21, 7pm: A concert features rock bands MEDIC and MYTHOS.
Tues 23, 7pm: El Nahr El Foraty band, conducted by maestro Mustafa Masoud, in a repertoire of classical Arab songs.
Thurs 25, 7pm: Brooklyn Babies concert.    
Wisdom Hall
Fri 19, 7pm: A concert by Kayan band.
Thurs 25, 8pm: SHARNOBYL stand-up comedy.  


Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106
Fri 19, 8pm: singing recital by Wael El-Fashny.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Small Hall
Fri 19, 7pm: Harp recital by Manal Mohieddin.   
Fri 26, 7pm: Arab music concert by Mahmoud Darwish.

* A version of this article appears in print in the 18 January, 2024 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly



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