Don’t miss Russian Culture Days art activities at Dokki Russian Center – Music and dance – Al-Ahram Weekly
Arabic Music Institute
22 rue Ramsis, tel. 02 2574 3373
Sun 23, 8 p.m.: The Abdel-Halim Noweira Arabic Music The ensemble performs songs by Umm Kolthoum.
Tue 25, 8 p.m.: The Cairo Opera Children’s Choir for classical Arabic music.
Fri 28, 8 p.m.: The Set of Arab musical heritage.
Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Center, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, ticket office 02 2739 0132/0144
Fri 21, 8 p.m.: A concert, conducted by maestro mohamed el mogui, honors the memory of composer and singer Mounir Murad by performing a selection of his most beloved songs.
Sat 22, 8 p.m.: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra, directed by the Italian maestro Giovanni Pompeo, will give a concert of music by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Ravel.
Thursday 27, 8 p.m.: The Cairo opera company and the Cairo Opera House Orchestra in a gala concert performing arias and duets from international operas.
Fri 21, 8 p.m.: Jazz music concert by Yehia Khalil and his band.
Sun 23, 8 p.m.: A chamber music concert by Mahmoud Osman.
Thursday 27, 8 p.m.: Flute and harp recitals by Reham Fayed and Mona Wassif respectively.
12 Al-Gumhouriya St., Abdin, tel. 02 2390 7707
Thursday 20, 8 p.m.: Zafir show presented by Modern dance theater company.
Fri 21, 8 p.m.: Al-Enshad Al-Dini troupe in a repertoire of religious songs.
Sun 23, 8 p.m.: The Talent Development Center concert.
Thursday 27, 8 p.m.: The National Arab Music Ensemble performs classic Arabic songs by the late Mohamed Abdel-Wahab.
Russian cultural center
127 Tahrir St., Dokki Metro Station, Giza, Tel. 02 3760 6371
Program of the Days of Russian Culture, within the framework of the year of humanitarian cooperation between Egypt and Russia
Thursday 20, 7 p.m.: A concert by Radost folk dance group.
(8 p.m.) The concert of Vecherki folk song group.
Sat 22, 5:30 p.m.: At the Vorkut Cat play presented by the Nyagansky Theater for Children (for children from 1 to 5 years old). (7 p.m.) The big secret play performed by the Nyagansky Children’s Theater (for children from 6 to 10 years old).
Sun 23, 6 p.m.: The elephant and the bird play presented by the Nyagansky Theater for Children (for children from 3 to 10 years old).
(7 p.m.): Malina band concert. (8 p.m.) Folk dance performances by Spring, Otrada and Tor Nai bands.
Mon 24, 6pm: Exhibition entitled “Le Nord à Tobol” organized by the Museum of Nature and Man. (7 pm) Exhibition of paintings and art workshops organized by the Maison de la Créativité Populaire.
Thursday 27, 7 p.m.: A concert with the duo of world accordion champions Renat Valiev and Peter Masuria. (8 p.m.) La Belina Russian folk music orchestra.
Room Art Space & Café
10 Etihad Al Mohamin, Garden City, Tel. 01000 068 159
Thursday 20, 9 p.m.: Live with a full band, playing a long list of songs from the new Magnolia Mountain album as well as old and new original songs.
Fri 21, 9 p.m.: Guitarist Ali Omar El-Farouk invites the beautiful operatic voice Nadine El-Séragy to perform together a fine selection of Arabic songs from the 20th century, from the 20s to the 80s. Their repertoire includes songs by great figures such as Sayed Darwish, Mohamed Abdel-Wahab, Abdel-Halim Hafez, Asmahan, Umm Kolthoum, Fairuz, and others.
Sun 23, 8 p.m.: Karaoke evening.
Thursday 27, 9 p.m.: paranoid eyes is an Egyptian progressive rock band with a great passion for covering the tunes of Pink Floyd and the solo projects released by the legendary David Gilmour and Roger Waters.
The Spot Mall, in front of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo
Fri 21, 9 p.m.: paranoid eyes band plays Egyptian progressive rock.
Sat 22, 9 p.m.: “High on Pain”, a humorous stand-up by Alaa El Sheikh.
Sun 23, 9 p.m.: A comedy show The elite.
Monday 24, 9 p.m.: Luka Wel Battekh, an Indie Folk group influenced by Folk, Latin Jazz, Neo Jazz and Genawa and led by Lucas singer composer. Other members of the group are Khaled Demerdach (Drums), Dongol (Low), Rasta (Lead Guitar), Tarek Elazhary (Oud), Sohieb (Keyboard), Nadia (Trumpet), Philip (Trombone).
Tue 25, 9 p.m.: The Mangabeys perform your favorite Arctic Monkeys songs.
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)
Thursday 20, 7 p.m.: The Egyptian Mawlawiya troupe, led by a Sufi singer Amer El-Toni performs Sufi songs and dances.
Sat 22, 7:30 p.m.: A singer Wael Al-Fashny.
Sun 23, 7:30 p.m.: Moussad Nour performs classic Arabic songs on oud.
Wed 26, 6:30 p.m.: Kurdan group plays all types of music, especially oriental music. The band plays different covers from the 80s and 90s.
Thursday 27, 7 p.m.: A concert with singer and singing Ali El-Helbawi.
hall of wisdom
Thursday 20, 7 p.m.: A singing recital by Rana Atek.
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad Street, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106
Thursday 20, 8 p.m.: Jazz music concert by Yehia Khalil and his band.
Fri 21, 8 p.m.: Alexandria Opera String Orchestra.
Sun 23, 8 p.m.: Alexandria Talent Development Centerthe concert.
Mon 24, 8 p.m.: Singer Wael Al-Fashny.
Thursday 27, 8 p.m.: Alexandria Opera Company for Arabic music and singing.
* A version of this article appeared in the January 20, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.