Art Alert: Yehya Khalil concert at Cairo Opera House

Ahram Online , Tuesday 15 Mar 2016

Dreaming in A Strange World concert will be held in the Opera house's small hall

Yehya Khalil
(Photo: Al-Ahram Weekly)

Egyptian jazz musician Yehya Khalil will perform at the Cairo Opera House in a concert titled Dreaming in A Strange World on 24 March.

The concert also features singer Shari Blauer, and a band with singers Wael El-Fashny, Mohamed Mostafa, and Mohamed Aly, who also play percussion, nay, and violin, respectively.

The band is also comprised of percussionists Atef Abdel Rahman and Waleed El-Asmar, pianist and keyboardist Aly Sharaf, accordionist Mohsen Allam, bassist Mina Sabry Kamel and guitarist Sherif Alaa.

One of the most established jazz musicians in Egypt, Yehya Khalil presents a fusion of percussion arrangements with an oriental twist and classical jazz in concerts across Egypt and the globe.

Khalil pioneered the jazz movement in Egypt, and has been creating game-changing music for the past four decades. Playing with a band of talented musicians, Khalil continues to re-define jazz, blending world trends with local music.


Programme:
24 March at 8pm
Small hall, Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

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