Art Alert: El-Sakia String Orchestra to perform ‘Sweet Classics’

Ahram Online, Friday 16 Nov 2012

On Tuesday 20 November, El-Sakia String Orchestra conducted by Mohamed Saad Basha will bring compositions by Mozart, Wagenseil and Haydn to El-Sawy Culturewheel

El-Sakia String Orchestra
El-Sakia String Orchestra

El-Sakia String Orchestra was established in October 2010 to promote classical music among the Elsawy Culturewheel’s dynamic and primarily young audience.

Since its debut at the cultural hub in Zamalek, the three year-old El-Sakia String Orchestra has performed on the third Tuesday of each month.

On the evening entitled Sweet Classics, the orchestra will perform W. A. Mozart’s Apollo et Hyacinthus Overture, G. C. Wagenseil’s Concerto for Harp and Strings and J. Haydn’s Symphony no. 45 "Farewell".

The orchestra will be conducted by its founder and principal conductor Mohamed Saad Basha, with harpist Manal Mohie El-Din as soloist. 




Programme:


Tuesday 20 November, 8:00pm
El Sawy Culturewheel, Wisdom Hall 

Under the 15 May Bridge on 26 July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

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