Cairo Symphony Chamber Orchestra to perform at famed Berliner Philharmonic

Ahram Online , Wednesday 16 Sep 2015

Cairo Symphony Chamber Orchestra conducted by Ahmed El-Saedi will perform at Berlin's renowned concert hall

Prior to the rehearsal a piano stands at the small hall of the Berliner Philharmonic. October 2013 (Photo: Ati Metwaly)

The Cairo Symphony Chamber Orchestra will perform Ahmed El-Saedi’s Prologue for Symphony Orchestra, Beethoven's Concerto for violin, cello and piano in C major (Triple Concerto), as well as Bizet's Symphony No. 1 in C major.

The event will take place on 21 September and will feature soloists Victoria Kapralova on cello and Yasser Mokhtar on piano.

The orchestra will be conducted by Ahmed El-Saedi.

Berliner Philharmonic is considered one of the most prestigious concert halls in Germany and Europe, often hosting the world's renowned conductors and soloists.

Between 2 and 20 September, the Berliner is hosting the Musikfest Berlin 2015, a classical music festival which will see a number of concerts conducted by Sir Simon Rattle.

On 21 September, in parallel to the Egyptian chamber orchestra, the main hall of the Philharmonic will host the world renowned Martha Argerich and conductor Daniel Barenboim.

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