PROGRAMME: Egypt's music world celebrates Fête de la Musique

Ahram Online, Tuesday 19 Jun 2018

From rock and psychedelic bands to Italian flair and string orchestras, Fête de la Musique will celebrate a variety of music across Cairo and Alexandria

Fete de la Musique

Friday 21 June at 8pm

Cairo Opera House, small hall

Colombian soprano and Italian pianist Antonia Valente will give a concert commemorating the late Italian singer and songwriter Mario Castelnuovo.

Friday 21 June at 8pm

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre), Alexandria

Alexandria Opera House String Orchestra
Conductor: Nayer Nagui
Soloists: Hassan Moataz (cello), Dina Iskander (soprano), Elhami Amin (baritone)

The concert's programme:
Joseph Haydn: Armida Overture, Hob. XXVIII/12 and Concerto for Cello and Orchestra no. 2 in D Major
Mozart: Arias and duets from the operas


Friday 22 June at 6:30pm

Al-Azhar park
Salah Salem Road

Organised by the French Institute, the Fête de la Musique celebrations will feature several musicians: Shereen Abdo, Ali Baghdady, Al-Qasar, Hawas, Acid Arab

Saturday 23 June at 8pm

Cairo Opera House, main hall

Cairo Symphony Orchestra celebrates Fête de la Musique
Conductor: Hisham Gabr
Soloist: Hassan Moataz (Cello)

The concert's programme:
Charles Gounod: Waltz Mephisto From the Opera "Faust"
Edouard Lalo: Concerto in D minor for Cello and Orchestra
Cesar Fanck: Symphony in D minor

Saturday 23 June at 8pm

French Institute, Alexandria
30, Nabi Daniel Street

Concert featuring percussionist and vocalist Wael El-Fashny and Al-Qasar, a psychedelic band from France


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