Omar Khairat Orchestra performs concert in Alamein

Ahram Online , Saturday 20 Aug 2022

Egyptian composer Omar Khairat and his orchestra performed a sunset concert on Friday 19 August to a full-house in an open-air venue at New Alamein.

Omar Khairat

 

With a pastel-coloured dress-code, thousands of Khairat fans attended the concert interacting with the memorised melodies of the veteran pianist.

He performed some of his evergreen tunes like Heya Di El-Hayah, Fi Hawid El Leil, Arabian Rhapsody, Fiha Haga Helaw, Eadam Mayet, El-Khawaga Abdel-Kader, Giran El-Hana, Mafia, Saber, Arfa, Qadeyet Am Ahmed, Khali Balak Men Aklak and other hits of classic TV and films themes.

In a hot summer, the coastal tourist city of Alamein is witnessing a boom in music concerts this season, with many of the biggest pop stars performing; including Amr Diab, Kadim Al Sahir, Tamer Hosni, Hamaki, Amal Maher and many others.

The 73-year-old world-renowned musician, has hundreds of compositions in his repertoire.

Among Khairat’s upcoming concert is his anticipated performance at the historic Citadel of Salah Al-Din on 31 August, amid the closing ceremony of the ongoing 30th Citadel Festival for Music and Singing with a concert.

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