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The Egyptian Mawlawiya troupe's concert at Al-Gumhouriya Theatre is a must go
Published in Ahram Online on 14 - 09 - 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.
Arab Music Institute
22 Ramsis St, Tel 02 2574 3373
Fri 17, 8pm: Oud recital by Hisham Essam.
Sun 19, 8pm: The Abdel-Halim Noweira Arab Music Ensemble performs Umm Kolthoum songs.
Wed 22, 8pm: The Talents Development Centre 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 16, 8pm: A concert honors the memory of composer Baligh Hamdy, conducted by maestro Selim Sahab and features singer Afaf Rady.
Wed 22 and Thurs 23, 8pm: The Cairo Opera Company and the Cairo Opera Orchestra present Verdi's opera Aida.
Main Hall
Sat 18, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra.
Mon 20 and Wed 22, 8pm: The Talents Development Centre concert.
Thurs 23, 8pm: The National Arab Music Ensemble in a repertoire of classical Arab songs.
Small Hall
Thurs 16, 8pm: The Talents Development Centre concert.
Sun 19, 8pm: The Egyptian Opera Group for Chamber Music, led by Shady Hanna.
Al-Gumhouriya Theatre
12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707
Thurs 16, 8pm: A concert of songs composed by late composer Mohamed Al-Mogui.
Fri 17, 8pm: Gawharet Al-Sharq (Gem of the Orient) troupe for music and singing.
Thurs 23, 8pm: The Egyptian Mawlawiya troupe, led by Sufi chanter Amer Al-Toni, performs Sufi dances and chants.
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).
Makan
1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 2792 0878
Every Tuesday, 8-10pm: 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, 8-10pm: Zar music and songs by Mazaher ensemble featuring Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.
Thurs 23, 8pm and doors open 7.30pm: Downtown Comedy Night Vol.3, a night full of laughter and excitement.

Room Art Space & Café
10 Etehaad Al Mohamin St, Garden City, Tel 01000 681539
Thurs 16, 9pm: Open Mic concert.
Fri 17, 9pm: Sweet Sound band playing a diverse selection of old and new melodies and songs.
Sat 18, 9pm: AfriCairo Collective is a music initiative that brings different artists together to give Egyptian and African performances.
Sun 19, 8pm: Karaoke night.
The Spot mall, infront of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo
Mon 20, 9pm: Strings and Kicks acoustic band covers all your favorite songs with a twist.
Tues 21, 9pm: Bohemian Project and the powerful voice Yara Shifu celebrate Amy Winehouse's life and commemorate her death with her music and music she loved.
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 16, 7.30pm: Arab music concert features Al Mobhgeen band.
Fri 17, 7.30pm: Ayamna Al Helwa band.
Sun 19, 8pm: Singing recital by Ahmed Halim.
Mon 20, 7pm: Kurdan troupe performs all types of music, especially the oriental music. The band plays different cover songs from the eighties and nineties.
Tues 21, 7.30pm: Voice band, led by maestro Ahmed Salem.
Thurs 23, 8pm: A reggae night by Meshwar band.
Wisdom Hall
Thurs 16, 7pm: El-Sawy Culturewheel Puppet Theatre show presents Mohamed Mounir's songs.
Thurs 23, 8pm: A concert of classical Arab songs features singer Ahmed Shawky.

Zamalek Theatre
The Armed Forces Officers Club, Zamalek, Tel 01101153105
Fri 17, 8pm: A concert features Sanaa Nabil, the granddaughter of diva Umm Kolthoum performing This is My Night, one of her much-loved songs.

ALEXANDRIA
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106
Sat 18, 8pm: Alexandria Opera Strings Orchestra.
Thurs 23, 8pm: A concert by Alexandria Opera Company for Arab Music and Singing.

*A version of this article appears in print in the 16 September, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly


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