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Harpist Manal Mohieddin
Published in Al-Ahram Weekly on 09 - 03 - 2017

The American University in Cairo
Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 02 2615 2694/0128000 9077
Ewart Memorial Hall
Fri 10, 8pm: Hakawy Al Jazz (Jazz Tales) Festival presents Boghdady Big band and the Red Trads band (Free Entry).
Fri 17, 8pm: Todd Marcus band.

Arab Music Institute
22 Ramsis St, Tel 02 2574 3373
Thurs 9, 8pm: The Arab Music Heritage Ensemble featuring singer Mohsen Farouk honours the memory of late singer-composer Mohamed Abdel-Wahab.
Sat 11 & Sun 12, 8pm: The Finnish-Egyptian Musical Bridge concert.
Beit Al-Sehemi
Al-Gamaliya, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Muizz St, Tel 02 2591 3391
Every Sunday, 8.30pm: 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, 8.30pm: “Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), a free public performance by clowns in Al-Muizz 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
Main Hall
Thurs 9, 8pm: Celebrating the International Women's Day, The Nile Symphony Orchestra, conducted by maestro Mohamed Saad Basha will give a concert featuring harpist Manal Mohieddin, Nesma Abdel-Aziz on marimba, Sopranos Jacqueline Rafik and Dalia Farouk.
Sat 11, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra.
Sun 12, 8pm: The Abdel-Halim Noweira Arab Music Ensemble features singer Safwan Bahlawan.
Mon 13, 8pm: The Finnish-Egyptian Musical Bridge concert.
Tues 14, 8pm: The Cairo Opera Company and Orchestra celebrate Mozart.
Open-Air Theatre
Thurs 9, 8pm: Well-known indie/folk Egyptian singer Dina El-Wedidi.
Sun 12, 6pm: The Cairo Opera Children Choir.
Thurs 16, 8pm: Oshaq Al-Nagham troupe, led by Mohamed Abdel-Sattar performs classical Arab songs.
Small Hall
Thurs 9, 8pm: Amany Suleiman in a chamber music concert.
Fri 10, 9pm: Tenor Sobhie Bedeir and Friends band performs international love songs.
Sat 11, 8pm: Verdi's opera La Traviata live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
Sun 12, 8pm: Harp recital by Mona Wassef.
Mon 13, 8pm: Violin and piano recital by Yunis Khan and David Hales.
Tues 14, 8pm: Chamber music concert features soprano Neven Allouba.
Wed 15, 8pm: Pianist Fathy Salama and his Sharqiat band.
Thurs 16, 8pm: The Talents Development Centre's concert.
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, Mon and Wed, 8pm, free admission).
Al-Gumhouriya Theatre
12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707
Fri 10, 8pm: Al-Mawlawiya Al-Masriya troupe, led by Sufi singer Amer Al-Toni performs Sufi dances and songs.
Sat 11, 8pm: The Young Egyptian Musicians Society presents a concert for budding talents.
Thurs 16, 8pm: The National Arab Music Ensemble, conducted by maestro.
Makan
Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 02 2792 0878
Every Monday: (fixed event) Zikr and Sufi night.
Every Tuesday, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm and reservations is canceled at 7.30pm): Mawawil and Gamalat Shiha present traditional music of the Nile Delta; Nubian Fadeka music and songs with Aragid, featuring Saleh Abbass and Farah Al-Masri; traditional Sudanese music and songs performed by Queen of Henna Settouna; Al-Jaafra music played by musicians from Aswan; Nass Makan (People from Makan) and Sanet perform traditional music from Eritrea.
Every Wednesday, 8pm: Zar music and songs by Mazaher, featuring Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sab.
Must Opera House
6th of October City, Giza, Misr University for Science and Technolog, Tel 01094444273/4/5/ 16828
Fri 10, 8pm: Egypt's new Sayed Darwish, singer, composer and song writer Hamza Namira.
Tues 21, 8pm: Egyptian super star Carmen Soliman.
El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
River Hall
Fri 10, 7.30pm: Abu-Shaar Brothers troupe from Syria in a programme of Sufi and religious songs.
Sun 12, 8pm: Mizmar and singing recital by Awlad Al-Hosseini (Al-Hosseini Brothers) troupe.
Mon 13, 7.30pm: Harp recital by Manal Mohieddin.
Tues 14, 8pm: Afronubia band accompanies you in a journey to Nubia and Africa with the most impressive African rhythms and reggae in a live concert.
Thurs 16, 7.30pm: A singing recital by Hamoud Al-Khudr.
Wisdom Hall
Thurs 9, 8pm: Haraket Watar (a move of a string) band is known for its different styles of music such as rock, jazz and Eastern music.
Fri 10, 8pm: Basata band invites you to attend a night simply full of delight and singing.
Sat 11, 8pm: A musical night of east-meets-west music performed by singer and songwriter Mohamed Al-Nahas.
Sun 12, 7pm: A mixture of charming music of folklore, jazz, rock, and flamenco along with Eastern music and different lyrics that draw your ears with Soror band, accompanied by singer, singer Sherin Abdo presents Aard Hai (live show) project aims at integrating Egyptian melodies produced by Sherin along with different musical patterns such as funk, blues, genawa and a touch of rock without distorting the accent of the Egyptian colloquial Arabic.
Tues 14, 7.30pm: Religious singing recital by Ahmed Soliman.
Thurs 16, 7pm: El Sawy Culturewheel Puppet Theatre show is going to present late international American artist and the Jazz leader Louis Armstrong performing his much-loved songs.

ALEXANDRIA
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel (03) 4800138/ 486 5106
Sat 11, 8pm: The Alexandria Opera Chamber Orchestra, accompanied by the Cairo Opera soloists.
Mon 13, 11am: Alexandria Opera Children Choir.
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
BACC Main Hall
Thurs 9, 7pm: Almina and Hawas band.
Sat 11, 7pm: Hakawy Al Jazz (Jazz Tales) Festival presents Boghdady Big band and the Red Trads band (Free Entry).
Fri 17, 8pm: Hakawy Al Jazz (Jazz Tales) Festival presents Wave Jazz band and Cairo Big Band Society (Free Entry).
BACC Small Hall
Sat 11, 7.55pm: Verdi's opera La Traviata live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera in New York.


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