Vivaldi on Valentine's: To the tune of a string orchestra

Ahram Online, Tuesday 14 Feb 2012

El Sawy's String Orchestra - conducted by Mohamed Saad Basha - will perform compositions by Vivaldi and Tchaikovsky

El Sakia String Orchestra

The orchestra will perform Spring (La Primavera) from  Vivaldi's known set of violin concertos Four Seasons and Tchaikovsky's string sextet Souvenir de Florence.

The violin soloist of the evening will be Hassan Sharara.

El Sawy's String Orchestra was formed in October 2010 with the aim of promoting classical music at El Sawy Culturewheel (El Sakia), a location that mainly offers pop and rock concerts. Through the string orchestras activities, young people gain easy access to classical music values.

Tuesday, 21 February, 8.00pm
El Sawy Culturewheel, Wisdom Hall
Under the 15 May Bridge on 26 of July Street, Zamalek

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