Mood of Oud at Cairo’s Goethe Institute

Ahram Online , Tuesday 19 Jul 2022

Egyptian oud player Michael Onsy will present his project, Mood of Oud — a quartet that also includes keyboard, bass guitar, and percussions — at Goethe-Institut Kairo on Thursday.

Michael Onsy


The concert is part of the Goethe Institut’s Shubbak El-Fan Programme, which aims to create a platform for artists from all walks of life to present their work to the institute’s audience. The events will be followed by an interview conducted by TenTV with the artists.

In the event, Michael Onsy’s Mood of Oud Project includes Feras Nouh on keyboard, Cherif Ramez on bass guitar, and Hany Bedair on percussions. 

Michael Onsy is an Egyptian Oud player graduate of the Arabic Oud House in Cairo. He participated in many musical projects in several venues all over Egypt and abroad.

According to the information provided by the musician, Mood of Oud is a project he launched in 2019 under the theme of “music that illustrates situations, human feelings, and states of mind.”

The project consists of original compositions expressing different topics, such as human choices, support for women, God’s protection, persistence, and life.

Thursday 21 July, at 9pm
Goethe Institut Kairo, 17 Hussein Wassef St, Dokki Mesaha, Cairo
Free Entry

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