​Don't miss a concert by Fouad and Mounib at Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 21 Nov 2023

Fouad and Mounib
Fouad and Mounib


Arab Music Institute

22 Ramsis St, Tel 02 2574 3373

Thurs 23, 8pm: Wanas band, led by Tarek Abbass.

Fri 24, 8pm: The Talents Development Centre concert. 

Sat 25, 8pm: Egybadour band features artist Mohamed Abu-Zeid

Thurs 30, 8pm: Azz Al-Nass (the dearest people) group for Arab music and singing.  



Arkan Plaza

El-Sheikh Zayed, 6 October, Giza 

Thurs 23, 8pm: Arabic singing carries the authentic Egyptian identity performed on oud by Saad Eloud and his band. 

Fri 24, 7pm: The Drummers Team, the first of its kind in the Arab world, is a group of drummers, children, girls, women, and young men from the age of (4 years to 60 years) who play songs and music with different rhythms, led by Alfred Barakat.



Beit Al-Seheimi
Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2787 8865
Every Sunday, 8pm: The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments performs dances and songs from Upper Egypt on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.
Every Friday, 8pm: “Alaragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), a free public performance by clowns in Al-Muaaz Street, presented by Wamda and directed by Nabil Bahgat.



Cairo Opera House

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144

Main Hall

Thurs 23, 8pm: The National Arab Music ensemble in a repertoire of classical Arab songs. 

Sat 25, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra

Wed 29, 8pm: A gala concert by the Cairo Opera Company and the Cairo Opera Orchestra, conducted by maestro Nayer Nagui present arias from the most famous operas by Verdi, Puccini, Bizet among others. 

Thurs 30, 8pm: A concert of classical Arab songs by the Abdel-Halim Noweira Arab Music ensemble.  

Small Hall

Thurs 30, 8pm: Duo Sonoma - classic music (Austria). 



Al-Gumhouriya Theatre

12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707 

Thurs 23 and Fri 24, 8pm: The Cairo Opera Company performs Mozart’s comic opera in one act The Impresario. It features pianist Greig Martin and directed by Hazem Tayel

Sat 25, 8pm: Isis String OrchestraKhaled Saleh

Sun 26, 8pm: The Arab Music Heritage ensemble.  

Thurs 30, 8pm: Gawharet Alsharq (gem of the orient) for classical Arab music and singing.    



Al-Ghouri Caravansary 
Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Tel 02 2514 7475
Al-Tanoura whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music
(Performances every Sat and Wed, 7.30pm)




1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 2792 0878 

Every Tuesday, 8pm: Mawawil features vocalists Hend and Sara in a repertoire of traditional music of the Nile Delta, Al Jaafra music played by Arab Tribes from Aswan and Nass Makan band.

Every Wednesday, 8pm: Zar music and songs by Mazaher ensemble featuring Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.



Room Art Space & Café
10 Etihad Al Mohamin, Garden City, Tel 01000 068 159

Fri 24, 8pm: Rock and roll concert by Polaris Jam band.
Tues 28, 8pm: Karaoke night. 

Thurs 30, 8pm: A group of girls who met in a larger music ensemble, Blue Iris is all about the chill cozy vibes of good friends who come together for the love of music. 

The Spot Mall, infront of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo

Thurs 23 and Thurs 30, 9pm: Karaoke night.

Mon 27, 9pm: Join the monthly Open Mic Night! If you play music, write poetry, or a stand-up comedian sign up when you arrive for 7 minutes on Room stage. Or just relax and enjoy back to back performances over a drink or coffee. If you want to register as a performer, don't forget to come early (7:30) and fill our application form at Room.

Tues 28, 9pm: Jazz fusion concert by Ahmed Rabie and his band. 



El Sawy Culturewheel

End of 26th of July St, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448 

River Hall

Sat 25, 7.30pm: El-Hadra troupe performs religious songs. 






Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre) 

Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106

Thurs 23, 8pm: Alexandria Opera Company for Arab Music and singing. 

Fri 24, 8pm: Alexandria Opera String Orchestra.

Wed 29, 7pm: The Talents Development Centre concert.  



Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 

Conference Centre Main Hall

Fri 24, 7pm: A concert by Fouad and Mounib on violin and piano.

Sat 25, 7pm: High Dam band. 

Thurs 30, 7pm: A dance performance by Arts School Ballet, supervised by Mary Zakary

Conference Centre Small Hall

Thurs 23, 7pm: Articaria band gives a concert features Ezz Shahwan.  

* A version of this article appears in print in the 23 November, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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