Don’t miss Ali Al-Haggar’s concert at Must Opera House – Music and dance – Al-Ahram Weekly
Arabic Music Institute
22 rue Ramsis, tel. 02 2574 3373
Fri 28, 8 p.m.: The Set of Arab musical heritage in a repertoire of classical Arabic songs.
Beit Al Seheimi
Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2787 8865
Every Sunday, 7 p.m.: La Troupe du Nil for folk instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaaiperforms Upper Egyptian dances and songs on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.
Every Friday at 7 p.m.: “Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), free public clown show in Al-Muaaz Street, presented by Wamda and led by Nabil Bahgat.
Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Center, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, ticket office 02 2739 0132/0144
Thu 27 and Fri 28, 8 p.m.: The Cairo opera company and the Cairo Opera House Orchestra in a gala concert performing arias and duets from international operas.
Sat 29, 8 p.m.: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra.
Sun 30, 8 p.m.: The National Arab Music Ensembleled by maestro Selim Sahabperforms classic Arabic songs.
Thursday 27, 8 p.m.: Flute and harp recitals by Reham Fayed and Mona Wassef respectively.
Sun 30, 8 p.m.: the Bibliotheca Alexandrina String Orchestraled by maestro Nayer Nagui performs string masterpieces.
Thursday 3, 8 p.m.: Mohamed Abu-Zekry Sextet features composer and oud player Mohamed Abu-Zekry performing his latest musical pieces and lyrics. The musicians: George Nabil (piano), Karim Hossam (low), Mostafa Kerdani (drums), Ahmad Ali (percussion), Amr Waguih (saxophone) and Nazli Reda (vocal).
12 Al-Gumhouriya St., Abdin, tel. 02 2390 7707
Thursday 27, 8 p.m.: The National Arab Music Ensemble performs classic Arabic songs by the late Mohamed Abdel-Wahab.
Fri 28, 8 p.m.: Konoz the group presents a singer Mahmoud Darwish.
Sat 29, 8 p.m.: Nour Project concert.
Sun 30, 8 p.m.: A concert of songs composed by the late mohamed el mogui.
Mohamed Abdou Street, near Al-Muaaz and Al-Azhar streets, tel. 02 2514 7475
Al Tanoura whirling dervishes perform for a living sufi music
(Performances every Saturday and Wednesday at 7 p.m.).
Thursday 27, 8 p.m.: Dance performances by Reda Troupe for Folk Arts.
1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 2792 0878
Every Tuesday, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.: Mawawil presents singers Hend and Sarah in a repertoire of traditional music from the Nile delta, Al Jaafra music played by the Arab tribes of Aswan and Nass Makan bandaged.
Every Wednesday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.: Zar music and songs by Mazaher together with Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.
Al-Motamayez District, next to Dar Al Fouad Hospital, 6th of October City, Giza, Tel. 01094444273/4/5 – 16828
Fri 28, 8 p.m.: Superstar Ali El-Haggar.
Russian cultural center
127 Tahrir St., Dokki Metro Station, Giza, Tel. 02 3760 6371
Program of Russian Culture Days, within the framework of the year of humanitarian cooperation between Egypt and Russia
Thursday 27, 7 p.m.: A concert with the duo of world accordion champions Renat Valiev and Peter Masuria. (8 p.m.) A dance performance by the Russian Folk Orchestra Bylina.
Room Art Space & Café
10 Etihad Al Mohamin, Garden City, Tel. 01000 068 159
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.
Fri 28, 9 p.m.: Concert Counter Improvisation Huda Asfour and Aly Eissatwo oudists and composers, come together just to improvise through resonant and dissonant journeys.
Sat 29, 9 p.m.: George Nabil jazz trio is made up of Andre Segone on the double bass, Miguel Merino on the battery, and George Nabil at the piano.
Sun 30, 8 p.m.: Karaoke evening.
Thursday 3, 8:30 p.m.: Bahaa El-Dahaby Quintet performs jazz fusion using a variety of elements such as rock, classical and oriental music.
The Spot Mall, in front of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo
Fri 28, 9 p.m.: Takht El-Sellem band perform their new original songs and international songs covered in their own unique fusion style.
Sat 29 and Sun 30, 8 p.m.: A humorous stand-up by Comedy Monsters.
Mon 31, 8:30 p.m.: Label is a pop/rock band that performs a range of original works from their recently released album “Clouds Collide”, and also performs pop songs for various famous artists.
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 27, 7 p.m.: A concert with singer and singing Ali El-Helbawi.
Fri 28, 7:30 p.m.: Sufi songs by Al Hadra troop.
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad Street, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106
Thursday 27, 8 p.m.: Alexandria Opera Company for Arabic music and singing.
Fri 28, 8 p.m.: Singer Ali Al-Alfy and his band perform contemporary Egyptian songs.
*A version of this article appeared in the January 27, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.