Don’t miss Yehia Khalil’s jazz concert at the Alexandria Opera House – Music and dance – Al-Ahram Weekly

American University of Cairo

Al-Sheikh Rihan Street, next to Tahrir Square, tel 2615 2694/01280009077

Ewart Memorial

Thursday, December 2, 8 p.m .: The AUC musical program presents a concert in memory of David Hales, an extraordinary pianist, accompanist, coach and teacher. It will feature the Cairo Festival Orchestra and 14 distinguished soloists. They have all worked with Hales for the past 40 years, presenting the music of many composers, from Bach, Handel and Mozart to Tchaikovsky, Puccini and Piazzolla. (All concerts are free and open to the public. Due to Covid-19, places are limited and people will be seated on a first come, first served basis).

Amir Taz Palace

27 Al-Syoufiya Street, next to Al-Saliba Street, Al-Khalifa district, tel 02 2514 2581

Thursday 25, 7 p.m .: Amir Taz Palace the choir features emerging choir singers such as Nada Assem, Mohamed al salhy, Habiba Abdel Aziz, Ahmed Shawki, Riham anwar, in a repertoire of classical Arabic songs.

Arab Music Institute

22 rue Ramsis, Tel 02 2574 3373

Thursday 25, 8 p.m .: The Arab Musical Heritage Set performs classical Arabic songs.

Sun 28, 8 p.m .: The Abdel-Halim Noweira Arab Music Ensemble performs songs by Umm Kolthoum.

Beit Al-Seheimi
Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2787 8865
Every Sunday, 7 p.m .: La Troupe du Nil pour Instruments Folkloriques, directed by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai, performs dances and songs from Upper Egypt on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.
Every Friday at 7 pm: “Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), a free public clown show in Al-Muaaz Street, presented by Wamda and led by Nabil Bahgat.

Al-Gumhouriya Theater

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

Thursday 25, 8 p.m .: Piano recital by Karim gohar.

fri 26, 8 p.m .: Al-Enshad Al-Dini troupe performs religious songs.

Sat 27, 8 p.m .: Awatar (strings) band characteristics Marwa Abdel-Moneim.

Sun 28, 8 p.m .: The Cairo Opera Company concert.

Al-Ghouri Caravansary
Mohamed Abdou Street, next to Al-Muaaz and Al-Azhar streets, Tel 02 2514 7475
Al Tanoura whirling dervishes perform to Sufi music
(Performances every Saturday and Wednesday at 7 p.m.).


1 rue Saad Zaghloul, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel. 2792 0878

Every Tuesday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.: Mawawil includes singers Hend and Sara in a repertoire of traditional music from the Nile delta, Al Jaafra music played by the Arab tribes of Aswan and Nass makan bandaged.

Every Wednesday, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m .: Zar music and songs by Mazaher together with Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.

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

Thursday 25, 9 p.m .: Recital Oud by Saad El Oud.

Fri, December 3, 9 p.m .: Guitarist Ali Omar El Farouk invite the singer Nathalie Bichara in a one-of-a-kind performance. El-Farouk is launching a new “INVITE” concert series, where, at each concert, he invites a different artist from Cairo’s diverse music scene to perform with him. In the first concert of the ‘INVITE’ series, he invites the beautiful voice Bichara to perform together a selection of carefully selected jazz and pop tunes.

El-Sawy’s Cultural Wheel
End of July 26 St, under the May 15 bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448

(No entry without a mask and the room will be open to only 25% of its capacity)

River room

Thursday 25, 6.30 p.m .: The Sinatras group pays homage to Frank Sinatra performing his songs.

Fri 26, 7:30 p.m .: Sufi song by El Hadra troop.

Sat 27, 7 p.m .: Black Théama bandaged.

Sun 28, 7:30 p.m .: Religious song by Basma Al-Andalus bandaged.

Tue 30, 7:30 p.m .: A live concert by Fabrica Singing Academy.

Hall of Wisdom

Thursday 25-Mon 29, 8 p.m .: El Sawy Culturewheel is organizing the 19th edition of Chocolate Festival.

Zamalek Theater

The Armed Forces Officers Club, Zamalek, Tel 01101153105

Thursday 25, 7 p.m .: Singer Mohamed Said.


Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theater)

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

Fri 26, 8 p.m .: jazz concerts Yehia Khalil and his gang.

Sat 27, 8 p.m .: Singer Mohamed metwali and his gang South albahr (sound of the sea).

Sun 28, 8 p.m .: A concert of songs composed by the late Baligh hamdy.

Mar 30, 8 p.m .: A singing recital by Eduardo Paniagua (Spain).

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999

Main hall

Fri 26 and Sat 27, 7 p.m .: In collaboration with the Goethe-Institut Alexandria, BA Orchestra, BA Choir, and BA Children’s choir will perform Georges Bizet Carmen opera in concert, conducted by maestro Nayer Nagui and led by Manuel Schmitt.

* A print version of this article appears in the November 25, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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