Art Alert: Egyptian singer Medhat Saleh to perform at Cairo Opera

Ahram Online , Monday 10 Aug 2020

The Cairo Opera House is hosting a series of events during the month of August that will include concerts by Mohamed El-Helw and Nesma Mahgoub

Medhat Saleh

Famous Egyptian singer Medhat Saleh will give a concert at the Cairo Opera House's Fountain Theater on Thursday, accompanied by conductor and pianist Amr Selim and many other well-known musicians.

"See you in a beautiful concert with your presence," Saleh stated to his fans ahead of the concert.

In addition to a selection of his 2019 album, Saleh will perform many songs from his memorised repertoire including Kawkab Tany, Wala Teswa Domo' and El-Donia Alemetny, alongside some movie themes including from the films Mafia, El-Beliatsho and Amir El-Zalam.

Saleh has had a long and successful career with over a dozen hit albums in addition to starring as an actor in many famous films, TV series and plays.

The Cairo Opera House is hosting a series of events during the month of August, which started by concerts by Ali El-Haggar, Black Theama, Boghdady Big Band and others last week, with more events ahead including Mohamed El-Helw on Friday 21 and Nesma Mahgoub a week later.

Egypt resumed public culture activities last month as part of phase one of the country's cautious reopening following the COVID-19 lockdown, with all arts events held under strict measures that include social distancing, obligatory facemasks, and hand sanitising.

Thursday 13 January 8pm
Cairo Opera House, Fountain Theater, Zamalek

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