Egyptian composer Hazem Shaheen to perform concert this Thursday

Eslam Omar , Monday 7 Mar 2022

Egyptian composer and oud player Hazem Shaheen will come together with five renowned musicians to perform a concert at the Cairo Opera House this Thursday 10 March.

Hazem Shaheen

With Mohamed Sawah on trumpet, Wael El-Sayed on accordion, Mohamed Abd-Allah on piano, Anrea Seagone on double-bass and Ayman Mabrouk on percussions, Shaheen will introduce some of his original works.

Most known for his works with Eskenderella band, which he co-founded in 2005, Shaheen’s most famous works include ‘The Horse of Darwish’, ‘Things that I miss’, ‘Hayyamatni’, ‘Problem’ and ‘Nahawand’.

Shaheen, 43, was born in Alexandria and graduated from the Higher Institute for Arabic Music in 1999.

He then became one of the first graduates of the Arabic Oud House, founded by Iraqi composer Naseer Shamma.

Currently serving as an oud teacher at several venues, Hazem released his first music album ‘Al Aysh Wal Malh’ in 2006 with Masar band, while his first solo album, ‘Things That I Miss,’ came out in 2009.

Thursday 10 May at 8pm
Cairo Opera House, Small Hall, Zamalak

Short link: