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Art Alert: Egyptian marimba player Nesma Abdel-Aziz to perform at Opera's Nafoura stage

Nesma Abdel-Aziz will perform with her troupe at the newly erected open-air location

Ahram Online , Saturday 18 Jul 2020
Nesma Abdel Aziz

Famous Egyptian marimba player Nesma Abdel-Aziz will perform with her band at Nafoura theatre, an open air stage erected at the Cairo Opera's grounds.

The concert, which will take place on Saturday 25 July, will feature numerous compositions beloved by Egyptian audiences, arrangements of Arabic classics, as well as western music and jazz flavours.

Abdel-Aziz began her career in 2001, when she performed with renowned musician and composer Omar Khairat. She later started her own band to work on personal projects.

Considered to be one of the best Marimba players in the Arab world, Abdel-Aziz studied at the Cairo Conservatory of Music before traveling to continue her studies in the United States.

Abdel-Aziz has performed in many international festivals and events.

Saturday 25 July, 8pm
Nafoura (Fountain) theatre, Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek, Cairo.
The tickets can be purchased online. Follow this link to purchase the tickets.

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