El Sakia String Orchestra plays favourite classics

Ahram Online, Saturday 17 Mar 2012

On Tuesday 20 March, El Sawy Culturewheel's String Orchestra, conducted by Mohamed Saad Basha, will perform compositions by Respighi, Vivaldi and Dvorak

Two Celli

The evening titled Favourite Classics will include Ancient Airas and Dances III (Antiche Danze ed Arie Per Liuto, III. Suite) by Italian composer, Ottorino Respighi; Concerto for Two Celli by Antonio Vivaldi and Serenade No. 1 by Antonín Dvořák

Celli soloists will be: Alaa Abdallah and Khaled Dagher

El Sakia String Orchestra was formed in October 2010 with the aim of promoting classical music through their culture centre, which mainly offers pop and rock concerts. Through the string orchestras activities, young people gain easy access to classical music values.

Tuesday, 20 March, 8.00pm
El Sawy Culturewheel, Wisdom Hall
Under the 15 May Bridge on 26 of July Street, Zamalek

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