Cairo Opera House holds first Gala concert after Revolution

Ati Metwaly, Sunday 6 Mar 2011

A Gala concert, including a number of known marches, is the first post-revolutionary event presented by Cairo Opera House

Gala Concert

Cairo Opera Orchestra's Gala concert, under the baton of Magdy Boghdady, will include works by Tchaikovsky's March Slave and Capriccio Italien, Rimsky-Korsakov (Capriccio Espagnol) Johann Strauss' Radezky, Russian, Egyptian and Persian Marches as well as Mendelssohn's Wedding March from A Midsummer Night's Dream

Magdy Boghdady is known to Egyptian audiences mainly for the Boghdady Band, a large ensemble of professional wind musicians who play jazz, Latin American music, and various 20th-century American wind music, in addition to some Egyptian compositions.

Monday, 7 March at 8 pm, Cairo Opera House Main Hall

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