Art Alert: Damanhour opera to celebrate Oum Kalthoum on Valentine's day

Ahram Online , Tuesday 9 Feb 2016

Commemoration of Oum Kalthoum at the Damanhour Opera House to coincides with Valentine’s day concert

Umm Kalthum
(Photo: Umm Kalthum, courtesy of Ahram Arabic)

At the Damanhour Opera House, the Alexandria Troupe for Arabic Music and Singing will commemorate Oum Kalthoum by performing a selection of her songs, as well as celebrating Valentine’s day with a number of well known Arabic love songs.

Conducted by Abd El-Hamid Abd El-Ghaffar, the first part of the evening will feature a selection of Valentines themed songs performed by Mohamed Tarel, Wael Abo El-Fotouh, May El-Gebily, Hossam Galal, Mohamed Metwally, Mohamed Khouly, Yasser Said and Somaya Wagdy.
The second half of the performance will present selected songs by Oum Kalthoum, including her most popular -- Enta Omry and Baeed Annak -- that will be performed by Marwa Hamdy and Hasnaa.
8pm, Friday 12 February
Damanhour Opera House, Damamhour

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