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MUSIC AND DANCE
Published in Al-Ahram Weekly on 14 - 05 - 2013


Beit Al-Seheimi
Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 2591 3391
Fri 17, 7.30pm: The Karakouz and the Shadow Puppet Theatre show entitled "The Crocodile", written and directed by Nabil Bahgat.

Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 2737 0602/2736 0361, box office 2739 0132/0144
*Main Hall
Thur 16, 8pm: The Abdel-Halim Noweira Arab Music Ensemble, conducted by Salah Ghoubashi honours the memory of singer Warda.
Sat 18, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra.
Sun 19, 8pm: Al-Enshad Al-Dini troupe celebrates the anniversary of Al-Esraa Wa Al-Miaarag (Prophet Mohamed ascension to heaven) playing a number of religious songs.
*Small Hall
Thur 16, 8pm: Piano recital by Sherif Salaheddin.
Fri 17, 8pm: Chamber music concert features Mohamed Hamdi.
Sun 19, 8pm: Bibliotheca Alexandrina Orchestra features violina player and conductor Khaled Al-Shewikh.
Mon 20, 8pm: Iman Amin in a chamber music concert.
Wed 22, 8pm: Flute and harp recital by Ines Abdel-Dayem and Mona Wassef.
Thur 23, 8pm: Piano recital by Mariam Al-Mameluk.

El Genaina Theatre
Al-Azhar Park, Salah Salem Road, Darassa. Tel 2362 5057
Sat 18, 8pm: Eftekasatband, along with Jordanian singer Makadi Nahas feature a concert.

Al-Ghouri Caravansary
Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Moaiz St with Al-Azhar, Tel 2514 7475 every Sat, Mon & Wed, (8pm, free admission)
Al-Tanoura whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music.

Al-Gumhouriya Theatre
12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 2390 7707
Thur 16, 8pm: The Modern Dance Theatre Company presents its newest production The Unexpected Always Happen, choreographed and directed by Monadel Antar.
Thur 23, 8pm: The National Arab Music Ensemble in a repertoire of classical Arab songs.

Makan
1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo. Tel 2792 0878
Every Tuesday, 9-11pm: 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, 9-11pm: Zar music and songs by Mazaher ensemble featuring Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.

El Mastaba Centre for Egyptian Folk Music
30 A El-Balaqsa St, Abdeen, Downtown. Tel 011 50995354
*Al Dammah Theatre for Free Arts
Thur 16, 9pm: Hassan Bergamoon and Al Arby Jakamo are two of the last four tanbura players in Egypt and they will be hosting a performance of Sudanese Zar music at Al Rango's performance.

Rawabet Theatre
3 Hussein el-Meamar St., off Mahmoud Basiony St,
Downtown. Tel 2576 8086
Thur 16, 9pm (free entry): TEN CITIES, a concert of
International music productionwith:Bikyaand Wetrobots (Cairo) and Diamond Version (Berlin).

St John's Church
Maadi, Corner of Port-Said Road and Road 17, Tel 2358 3085
Thur 16, 7pm:The CARAVAN Festival of the Arts 2013closing concert features oud player and composer George Kazazian.

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
*River Hall
Thur 16, 8pm: The Hip Hop Union.
Fri 17, 7pm: The Cairo Musical Festival for Youth.
Sat 18, 8pm: A singing recital features Yasmine Niazi.
*Wisdom Hall
Thur 23, 8pm: Iraqi oud player Nasseer Shamma plays a collection of his old and new compositions.
Thur 16, 8pm: Al-Masryeen band honours the memory of vernacular poet Salah Jahin, accompanied by singer Samia Jahin and poet Ahmed Haddad.
Sat 18, 8pm: The Jokers-Circus.
Sun 19, 8pm: Joe features a singing recital.
Tue 21, 8pm: The Culturewheel String Orchestra.

Sufi
12 Sayed Bakri St, Zamalek. Tel 2738 1643
Thur 16, 8pm: Eftekasat band, along with Jordanian singer Makadi Nahas feature a concert.

ALEXANDRIA

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106
Thur 16 & Fri 17, 8pm: The Cairo Opera Ballet Company presents An Egyptian Night ballet.
Sun 19, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra.
Thur 23, 8pm: Alexandria Opera Company for Arab Music and Singing.


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