Don’t miss the concerts of the group Cairo Steps at the Cairo Opera House – Music and dance – Al-Ahram Weekly

Arab Music Institute

22 rue Ramsis, Tel 02 2574 3373

Thursday 9 and Fri 10, 8 p.m .: The Cairo Opera Company.

Sun 12, 8 p.m .: The Arab Musical Heritage Set performs classical Arabic songs.

Thursday 16, 8 p.m .: Cello recital by Mohamed ahmed.

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.

Cairo opera house

Gezira Exhibition Center, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, ticket office 02 2739 0132/0144

Main hall

Thursday 9, 8 p.m .: The National Arab Music Ensemble in a repertoire of classical Arabic songs.

Fri 10, 8 p.m .: Piano recital by Moushira Issa.

Sat 11, 8 p.m .: An exceptional concert by the Cairo Symphony Orchestra with oboist Wessam Ahmed, and directed by the Italian maestro Alessandro Crudele. The orchestra performs works by Haydn, Strauss and Tchaikovsky.

Wed 15 and Thursday 16, 8 p.m .: Cairo Steps the group performs the music of Bassem darwich, accompanied by Cairo Opera Orchestra, led by maestro Nayeir Nagui. The concert will feature the singer Dina El Wedidi, munshid (religious singer) Sheikh Ehab Younis, and German harpist Evelyn Huber.

Small room

Thursday 9, 8 p.m .: Rania yehia and his group.

Fri 10, 8 p.m .: Oud duo Ghassan Al Youssef and his wife Dina Abdel Hamid.

Sun 12, 8 p.m .: Christmas concert with mezzo soprano Al Hadidy Gala.

Mon 13, 8 p.m .: Violin recital by Yasser Al Serafy.

Thursday 16, 8 p.m .: Jazz concerts Yehia Khalil and his gang.

Al-Gumhouriya Theater

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

Thursday 9, 8 p.m .: Singer Medhat Mamdouh.

Fri 10, 8 p.m .: A concert of songs composed by the late composer Baligh hamdy.

Sat 11, 8 p.m .: A singing recital by Batoul.

Sun 12, 8 p.m: Breakthrough operetta Thamar Elroh Choir, conducted by Nabila Erian.

Tue 14 and Wed 15, 8 p.m: Shagaret Al Durr dance show by Forsan El-Sharq for Heritage Company.

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.).

Heliopolis Library

42 Al-Oroba Street, next to Beyrouth Street, Misr Al-Gedida, Tel 011 42464426

Fri 3, 8 p.m .: Quiet note The group plays a variety of genres, including classical music, jazz, and Middle Eastern music. All with new arrangements as well as some of their own originals. Group members: Mohamed rifaat (Piano), Nasr Marei (Drums), Karim Wassef (Bass),

Tamer El-Ebrashy (Cello), Mohamed Mohié Sharara (Violin)

Emad Atef (Flute), and Walid Galal (Percussion).


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 9, 9 p.m .: A rock party in the spotlight 404 bandaged.

Fri 10, 9 p.m .: Bohemian Project presents a concert of classic and modern musicals.

Sat 11, 9 p.m .: Independent music group G sharp plays traditional Spanish music and spices up Spanish flamenco with Latin, Gypsy and Jazz flavors.

Sun 12, 8 p.m: Karaoke night.

The Spot Shopping Center, across from AUC Gate 4, New Cairo

Sun 12, 9 p.m .: A stand-up of humor by Komedy Koshk.

Mon 13, 9 pm: The Sinatras are back with their Christmas vibes playing jazz and Christmas carols.

Tue 14, 9 p.m: Nesma Herky sing with all his heart and perform his original songs and some of his favorite covers. She will share the stage with her some of the best musicians in the music scene:
Sohaib Al Naggar (Piano), Mahmoud Dessouky (Oud), Andrew Safwat (bass guitar), and Yazeed Abdel-Rahman (Percussion).

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 9, 7 p.m .: A stand-up of humor by Comedy mix.

Fri 10, 7 p.m .: Rock night by Malaaz, Kato Hafiz and Khayal bands.

Sat 11, 7 p.m .: Classic and urban rock evening by 404 and Strawberry swing.

Tue 14, 7:30 p.m .: Arabic songs performed by The talented orchestra, driven by Karem Abdel Aziz.

Wed 15, 6.30 p.m: Kurdan The troupe plays all types of music, especially oriental music, and various covers from the 1980s and 1990s.

Hall of Wisdom

Thursday 9, 7 p.m .: A Christmas jazz concert with the saxophonist Daniel Sami and violinist Wael Anwar.

sat 11, 7 p.m: Voice The group performs songs from the 1980s and 1990s.

Thursday 16, 7 p.m .: Pappillon orchestra, conducted by Ahmed Gouda, in a repertoire of classical Arabic songs.

Swiss embassy

International Cooperation Office, 24 Gamal Al-Din Abou Al-Mahassen St, Garden City, Cairo

Thursday 9, 7 p.m .: Once upon a time I walked into a garden dance show is presented as part of the Breaking the Walls Festival through NUT dance company, the show is organized in collaboration with the Swiss Embassy and the International Organization for Migration, co-produced by the Embassy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Cairo, to support women against gender-based violence and to empower migrant women the opportunity to express their feelings and share their stories. The performance, created by Hazem Header, addresses the issues of Egyptian women’s society and the harassment, obstacles and challenges Egyptian women and girls face in Egyptian society and streets in their daily lives.

Zamalek Theater

The Armed Forces Officers Club, Zamalek, Tel 01101153105

Thursday 9, 8 p.m .: Cheikh Yassine Al-Tohamy interprets songs and religious songs.


Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theater)

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

Thursday 9, 8 p.m .: Fan of Yalla group characteristics Karim Zedan.

Fri 10, 8 p.m .: Percussionist Nesma Abdel Aziz plays the marimba, accompanied by her group.

sat 11 and sun 12, 8 p.m: Heart of david The choir performs hymns and Christmas carols.

Wed 15, 8 p.m .: Alexandria Opera Children Choral.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999

BA Conference Center Main Hall

sat 11, 7 p.m: BA Orchestra, led by maestro Nayeir Nagui, Youth orchestra and Choral in a Christmas concert Jacqueline Rafik (Soprano), Dina eskandar (Soprano), Elhammy Amin (Tenor), Manal Mohi Eldin (Harp).

* A print version of this article appears in the December 9, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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