Art Alert: Boghdady Jazz Big Band at Cairo Opera House

Ahram Online , Sunday 28 Apr 2019

The concert marks UNESCO's celebration of International Jazz Day

Egyptian conductor Magdy Boghdady leads his band
Egyptian conductor Magdy Boghdady leads his band

Egypt's Boghdady Jazz Big Band will take the stage of the Cairo Opera House's Open Theatre on Tuesday, 30 April, amid celebrations of International Jazz Day.

Founded by conductor Magdy Boghdady, the band will play their usual repertoire that combines American and Egyptian tunes and standards like Brazil, April in Paris, New York, Moon Dance, Fly Me to the Moon, Mambo Jumbo and others.

The concert is supported by the Ministry of Culture as part of its particpation in UNESCO's International Jazz Day.

Tuesday, 30 April, 8pm
Open Theatre, Cairo Opera House, Zamalek

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