The Cairo Opera Ballet Company performs Giselle ballet at the Cairo Opera House

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 25 Jun 2024

Giselle ballet
Giselle ballet


Arab Music Institute

22 Ramsis St, Tel 02 2574 3373

Thurs 27, 8.30pm: Al-Enshad Al-Dini troupe performs religious chants. 

Sun 30, 8.30pm: The Arab Music Heritage ensemble in a repertoire of classical Arab songs. 



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

Thurs 27 and Fri 28, Mon 1 and Tues 2 July, 8.30pm: The Cairo Opera Ballet Company and the Cairo Opera Orchestra perform Giselle ballet with choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Abdel-Moneim Kamel, and directed by Erminia Kamel.

Sat 29, 8.30pm: Singer Medhat Saleh, accompanied by pianist Amr Selim, will feature a concert, conducted by maestro Ahmed Amer

Sun 30, 8.30pm: The Cairo Opera House celebrates the memory of the 30 June Revolution.         

Small Hall 

Fri 28 and Sat 29, 8.30pm: The Talents Development Centre concert. 




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).



Al-Gumhouriya Theatre

12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707 

Thurs 27, 8.30pm: Forsan Al-Sharq for Heritage Company performs Shagaret Al-Dorr show.  

Fri 28, 8.30pm: The Abdel-Halim Noweira Arab Music ensemble.

Sun 30, 8.30pm: The Talents Development Centre celebrates the memory of the 30 June Revolution.         




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.



Rawabet Art Space

5 Hussien El-Meaamar St. ext. of Mahmoud Bassiouny St, from Talaat Harb Square, Downtown

Thurs 27, Fri 28 and Sat 29, 8pm: Fabrica band presents the Egyptian adaptation of the broadway hit I Love You, You're Perfect... Now Change! This comedic musical explores the joys and troubles of love and relationships. 



Room Art Space & Café
10 Etihad Al Mohamin, Garden City, Tel 01000 068 159

Thurs 27, 8pm: Maii Waleed and her band host a special night to play songs written over more than a decade. After a long separation from the music scene, Waleed is back to share fresh songs with her dedicated listeners.

Fri 28, 8pm: A stand-up comedy show. 

Sat 29, 8pm: Spacetoon features Elmashroua3 band. 

Tues 2 July, 9pm: Karaoke night.

Thurs 4, 8pm: A concert of classic rock tunes. 

The Spot mall, infront of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo

Thurs 27 and Thurs 4 July, 9pm: Karaoke night.

Sun 30, 9pm: Stand-up comedy with The Comedy Bunch.

Mon 1 July, 9pm: With an enchanting voice, Salma has captivated audiences far and wide, infusing the spirit of the 1920s top hits up until 2023 for every performance. Lead guitarist: Moataz Kamel,
bassist Youssef Hassan, keyboardist Saher Yousry, among other soloists.
Wed 3, 9pm: 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

Thurs 27 and Fri 28, 8pm: A stand-up comedy show by Ali Qandil

Sat 29, 8pm: The Egyptian Mawlawiya troupe, led by Sufi chanter Amer El-Touni, performs Sufi chants and dances. 

Tues 2 July, 8pm: Sultana band.    

Wisdom Hall

Thurs 27, 8pm: Amir El-Emam band of percussions. 

Fri 28, 8pm: Singing recital by Ali El-Helbawy

Mon 1 July, 8pm: Dream band, conducted by maestro Mohamed Nabil.  






Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre) 

Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106

Fri 28, 8.30pm: A concert by Alexandria Opera Strings Orchestra




Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 

Small Hall 

Fri 28, 8pm: A concert of musical creations by Wafik Adly

Sat 29, 8pm: BA Orchestra and Choir, conducted by maestro Nayer Nagui, will present the season’s closing concert. 

* A version of this article appears in print in the 27 June, 2024 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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