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Don't miss Romeo and Juliet ballet shows at the Cairo Opera House
Published in Ahram Online on 22 - 06 - 2021

The Culture Ministry applies all precautionary and preventive measures with daily sterilization of the theatres in order to ensure the safety of the public, artists and workers.

Amir Bashtak Palace
Al-Muaaz St, Tel 02 2787 9187
Thurs 24, 7.30pm: Singer Nahla Khalil and her Nagham (melody) band in a programme of classical Arab songs by the likes of Umm Kolthoum, Fayza Ahmed, and Sabah.

Arab Music Institute
22 Ramsis St, Tel 02 2574 3373
Sun 27, 8pm: The Arab Music Heritage ensemble in a repertoire of classical Arab songs.
Wed 30, 8pm: The Cairo Opera Orchestra gives a chamber music concert.

Beit Al-Seheimi
Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2787 8865
Every Sunday, 7pm: The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai, performs dances and songs from Upper Egypt on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.
Every Friday, 7pm: "Al-Aragouz 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
Fountain Theatre
Thurs 24, 8pm: For this new edition of the World Music Festival, the French Cultural Institute invited international mezzo-soprano Farrah El-Dibany for an open-air orchestral concert at the Cairo Opera House. She will perform songs by Dalida, Fayrouz, Asmahan and classical repertoire. The concert's orchestration and arrangements is by Ahmed El-Mougy, and directed by Mustafa Fahmy.
Fri 25, 8pm: BA Orchestra, conducted by violinist Khaled El-Showeikh in a concert featuring harpist Manal Mohie Eldin.
Wed 30, 8pm: The Talents Development Centre gives a concert celebrating the 30 June Revolution.
Main Hall
Thurs 24 and Fri 25, 8pm: The Cairo Opera Ballet Company and the Cairo Opera Orchestra perform Romeo and Juliet ballet.
Sat 26, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra.
Open-Air Theatre
Tues 29, 8pm: Contemporary Egyptian songs by guitarist Rania Shaalan.
Small Hall
Fri 25, 8pm: The Talents Development Centre concert.

Cervantes Institute
20 Boulos Hanna St, Dokki, Tel 02 3760 1746
The Cervantes Institute in Cairo organises artistic shows, mixing music and poetry, under the title "Weeks in the Garden" in its garden every Wednesday throughout the month of June, in the presence of a number of ambassadors. With the application of the necessary health measures and rules of social distancing, "Weeks in the Garden" will see the participation of a number of bands, as well as reading poetry excerpts from Spain, Argentina, Mexico, Chile, Cuba, Peru, Dominican Republic, Paraguay, Bolivia, Colombia and Portugal translated into Arabic.
The Garden
Wed 30, 6.30-9pm: Alexandrian singer Toqa Taher and her troupe will perform Andalusian and oriental songs.

Darb 1718
Kasr El Shamaa St, Al Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Tel 02 2741 3053/ 0109 3766188
Fri 25, 8pm: Mazaher band is one of the rare ensembles composed mainly of women artists: Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan, Nour El-Sabah, who are among the last remaining zar (spiritual healing ritual) practitioners in Egypt.

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, 7pm).

Al-Gumhouriya Theatre
12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707
Thurs 24, 8pm: A concert of compositions by the late composer Mohamed Almogui.
Tues 29 and Wed 30, 8pm: The Cairo Opera Company's concerts.

Italian Cultural Institute
Egyptian choreographer and contemporary dancer Hazem Headar is producing an original performance inspired by Federico Fellini and his masterpiece "Roma". Through the vitality of Fellini's imagination embodied by the city of Rome, a group of young Egyptian dancers, led by Headar will interpret during five performances the analogies that connect Rome to Cairo. The videos of the performances, shot in different locations, both indoor and outdoor, will investigate the importance of public spaces during the current pandemics and our day-to-day relation with the pulsing energy of the city. Videos will be available on the IIC social channels and website in June.
The collaboration with Makan (the Egyptian Center for Culture and Arts) continues online in June. Egyptian musicians will virtually meet Italian counterparts in order to create synergies in the field of traditional and folk music.

Room Art Space & Café
10 Etehaad Al Mohamin St, Garden City, Tel 01000 681539
Thurs 24, 9pm: A jazzy night with Rana Haggag and her band.
Fri 25, 9pm: LADIES AND GENTS by Bohemian Project in a jazz soul night.
Sat 26, 9pm: El Dor El Awal presents an avant-garde mixture of Jazz and Oriental tunes.
Thurs 1 July, 8.30pm: Aly Eissa Barrel Dance - Summer Version,
It is an original instrumental music project by Aly Eissa, a composer and Oud player. His compositions are based on diverse musical influences creating a spiritual meditative atmosphere through the musical journey.
New Cairo, The Spot Mall
Fri 25, 8pm: Rock and roll by Strawberry Swing and Double Trouble.
Sat 26, 8pm: Enjoy a special oriental singing and oud night.
Sun 27, 8pm: The Elite stand-up comedy show.
Tues 29, 9pm: Musical night with singer Omnia Hassan.

Mall of Arabia
6 October City
Fri 25, doors open 6.30pm concert starts 8.30pm: MBC Group presents for the first time the legendary Abdel-Halim Hafez hologram that will kick off in Cairo after the great success in Dubai opera, in an exhilarating experience for fans, as hologram technology will be used to bring Halim back to the stage with a full 90-minutes concert. Guests will also enjoy seeing some of Halim's precious collectibles displayed in the foyer area at Mall of Arabia New Theater, New Extension, Gate 11.

El-Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
(No entry without a mask and the hall will be open at only 25 percent audience capacity)
River Hall
Thurs 24, 7pm: The Drummers band.
Fri 25, 7pm: The Egyptian Mawlawiya troupe, led by Sufi chanter Amer Al-Toni performs Sufi dances and chants.
Sat 26, 7pm: Adorable voice Ali Alalfy and his band.
Sun 27, 7.30pm: Contemporary Egyptian music performed by Dorgy band.
Mon 28, 6pm: Rock night features Tafaqum, Rocksea and Kato Hafiz bands.
Tues 29, 7pm: Voice band, conducted by maestro Islam Ezzat.
Wed 30, 7.30pm: Classical Arab music performed by Papillon band, conducted by maestro Ahmed Gouda.
Word Hall
Sat 26, 6pm: A singing recital by Abdallah Amer.


ALEXANDRIA
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106
Thurs 24, 8pm: Alexandria Opera Company for Arab Music and Singing.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Conference Centre Main Hall
Sat 26, 8pm: Jazz concert features Yehia Khalil and his band.
Wed 30, 8pm: BA Orchestra and BA Symphonic Choir, conducted by maestro Nayer Nagui, will give a concert featuring pianist Mirette Hanna, soprano Dina Iskandar, tenor Ragaa Eldin Ahmed and baritone Christian Wagner.

*A version of this article appears in print in the 24 June, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly


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