Art Alert: Egyptian marimba player Nesma Abdel-Aziz to perform in Alexandria

Ahram Online , Saturday 27 Jul 2019

Nesma Abdel-Aziz'z concert comes within the Bibliotheca Alexandrina's International Summer Festival


Egyptian marimba musician Nesma Abdel-Aziz and her ensemble are preparing for a concert at the Open Air Theater of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina on Sunday 28 July.

Abdel-Aziz gained fame as the solo percussionist of the Cairo Opera Orchestra, especially when accompanying star musician Omar Khairat, who assigned her many solos from his repertoire.

Abdel-Aziz, who has a different approach to classical and contemporary music, performed a series of successful concerts with her 'Nesma Group' ensemble all over the globe.

They have represented Egypt in a number of festivals in Italy, France, Spain, Germany, India, Austria, Lebanon, USA, Switzerland, Dubai, Bahrain, Jordan, Qatar and Oman.

The concert is amid the Bibliotheca Alexandrina's International Summer Festival kicking-off on Friday 26 July with a concert for Jordanian rock band JadaL.

Sunday 28 July, 8pm
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Open Air Theater

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