'Children's Gala' at Cairo Opera House

Ahram Online, Sunday 30 Sep 2012

Cairo Opera House invites children to a special concert tailored for young audiences on Sunday 7 October

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Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921) - cover of the complete score, Dover edition

On Sunday 7 October, the Cairo Opera Orchestra, conducted by Nayer Nagui, will perform Carnival of the Animals by Saint-Saëns and Peter and the Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev.

The concert aims to introduce classical music to children through compositions admired by the youngest listeners.

Dubbed the 'Children's Gala', this one-hour event will include Elena Dzamashvili and Eman Shaker as piano soloists.

Ahmad Mokhtar will be the evening's narrator.

Programme:

Sunday 7 October at 8pm

Cairo Opera Houe, Main Hall

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