Art Alert: Egyptian marimba musician Nesma Abdel-Aziz at Cairo Opera House

Ahram Online , Sunday 24 Mar 2019

Nesma Abdel Aziz
Nesma Abdel Aziz

Egyptian marimba musician Nesma Abdel-Aziz and her ensemble are preparing for a concert at the open-air stage at the Cairo Opera House on Thursday 4 April.

Abdel-Aziz gained fame as the solo percussionist of the Cairo Opera Orchestra, especially when accompanying star musician Omar Khairat, who assigned to her many solos from his repertoire.

Abdel-Aziz, who has a different approach to classical and contemporary music, performed a series of successful concerts with her 'Nesma Group' ensemble all over the globe.

They have represented Egypt in a number of festivals in Italy, France, Spain, Germany, India, Austria, Lebanon, USA, Switzerland, Dubai, Bahrain, Jordan, Qatar and Oman.

Thursday 4 April 8pm
Cairo Opera House, Open-air stage, Zamalek, Cairo

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