Don’t miss ‘Love and Revenge’ concerts in Cairo and Alexandria – Music and dance – Al-Ahram Weekly

Arabic Music Institute

22 rue Ramsis, tel. 02 2574 3373

Thursday 24, 8 p.m.: The Set of Arab musical heritage performs classic Arabic songs.

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 for folk instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaaiperforms Upper Egyptian dances and songs on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.
Every Friday at 7 p.m.: “Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), 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

Sat 26, 8 p.m.: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra.

Mon 28 -Thursday 31, 8 p.m.: The Cairo Opera Company and the Cairo Opera Orchestra carry out Puccini’s opera Bohemian.

open air theater

Fri 25, 8 p.m.: Pianist Fathi Salama and his Charqiat bandaged.

small room

Thursday 24, 8 p.m.: The Talent Development Center celebrates mother’s day.

Sat 26, 8 p.m.: Verdi’s opera don carlo is broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera in New York.

Sun 27, 8 p.m.: The Conservatory Institute concert.

Thursday 31, 8 p.m.: Oriental Jazz by Yehia Khalil and his band.

Al-Gumhouriya Theater

12 Al-Gumhouriya St., Abdin, tel. 02 2390 7707

Fri 25, 8 p.m.: The National Arab Music Ensemble in a repertoire of classical Arabic songs.

Sun 27, 8 p.m.: A concert of songs composed by the late composer Mohamed El-Mogui.

Mon 28, 8 p.m.: A concert by Father Samuel Andrews group.

Wed 30, 8 p.m.: Umm Al-Nour Orchestra characteristics Hanaa Tanyous.

Thursday 31, 8 p.m.: Al-Enshad Al-Dini troupe performs religious songs.

Al-Ghouri Caravanserai
Mohamed Abdou Street, near Al-Muaaz and Al-Azhar streets, tel. 02 2514 7475
Al Tanoura whirling dervishes perform for a living sufi music
(Performances every Saturday and Wednesday at 7 p.m.).


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

Every Tuesday, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.: Mawawil presents singers Hend and Sarah 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 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.: Zar music and songs by Mazaher together with Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.

Sultan Al-Ashraf Qaitby’s Maqas Maq’d

Darb Al-Saqia St, behind Qaitbay Mosque, City of the Dead, Tel 01226569944

Sat 26, 3 p.m.: A live concert with the singer Dalia Faridaccompanied by Michael Onsi to oud and Fady Ezzat to picture.

Rawabet Art Space

3, rue Hussien El Meaamar ext. from Mahmoud Basiouny Street, Talaat Harb Square, Downtown

Tue 29, 10 p.m.: “Love and Revenge” is an audio, music and video concert paying homage to songs and films from the golden age of Arab cinema and music from 1940 to the 1990s. Mehdi Haddab, Julien Perraudeau, Wael Koudaïh (Rayess Bek) and The Mirza takes its name from the famous Egyptian film Gharam wa Intiqam (Love and revenge). By working on images from old Arab films and by modernizing with pop and electro sounds the classics to which they gave birth, such as the greatest titles of Asmahan and Abdel-Wahab, Love and Revenge offers a reflection on the Arab identity at the crossroads of sounds. and images from the cultural scene of the 1940s and 1950s.

Thursday 31, 8 p.m.: Squadron are back for another stand-up comedy starring Abdel Rahman Mohamed, Fekry Tarek, Gamal Ramzy, Islam Amine, Paule Samuel among others.

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

Thursday 24, 8:30 p.m.: Seattle group covering the grunge sound of the city, where all these legendary bands come from: Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, Alice in Chains and others.

Sat 26, 8:30 p.m.: Rock music by 404 bandaged.

Thursday 31, 8:30 p.m.: The Sinatras in a charming evening of your favorite Frank Sinatra songs and jazz tunes featuring the incredible Yara Tarek.

The Spot Mall, in front of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo

Fri 25, 6:30 p.m.: Egypt’s most sought after singing school, Vocal Xtreem, is hosting an upcoming concert, to give you a taste of what they can do and get started with some of their talented Xtreemers.

Sat 26, 9 p.m.: Humorous open mic evening by the comedy group.

Tue 29, 8:30 p.m.: sweet sound group, led by Mounir Nasr Eldineplays various selections of melodies including silky smooth oldies, jazz, gypsy, tango and classical music.

El-Sawy Culture Wheel
End of July 26th Street, under May 15th Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448

(No entry without a mask and the room will be open at only 25% audience capacity)

River Room

Thursday 24, 7:30 p.m.: The Egyptian project bandaged.

Sat 26, 7 p.m.: The Egyptian Mawlawiya troupe, led by a Sufi singer Amer El-Toni performs Sufi songs and dances.

Thursday 31, 8 p.m.: Reggae concert by Meshwar bandaged.

hall of wisdom

Thursday 24, 7:30 p.m.: A humorous stand-up by Comedy Pro Mix.

Wed 30, 7 p.m.: Lebanese singer carine for the first time in El-Sawy Culture Wheel.

Thu 31, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.: El-Sawy Culturewheel Puppet Theater The show brings to life the concerts of Umm Kolthoum performing two of her most beloved songs.

Zamalek Theater

Armed Forces Officers Club, Zamalek, tel. 01101153105

Thursday 24, 7 p.m.: El Waili.

Tuesday 29, 7 p.m.: Special evening with Abusif.


Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)

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

Thursday 24, 8 p.m.: A concert by Alexandria Opera Company for Arabic Music and Singing.

Fri 25, 8 p.m. Oriental Jazz by Yehia Khalil and his band.

Sun 27, 8 p.m.: A concert of songs by Abdel-Halim Hafez.

Alexandrina Library

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999

main hall

Sat 26, 7 p.m.: Nubiat group performs Nubian songs.

Mon 28, 7 p.m.: Fabrica Project presents a musical adaptation of the “Lion King”, led by the soprano Neveen Allouba.

French Cultural Institute

30 Al Nabi Danial St, Mahatet Misr, Alexandria, Tel 03 3913435/3918952

Wed 30, 8 p.m.: “Love and Revenge” is an audio, music and video concert paying homage to songs and films from the golden age of Arab cinema and music from the 1940s to the 1990s.

*A version of this article appeared in the March 24, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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