Arabic Music Institute
22 rue Ramsis, tel. 02 2574 3373
Thursday 10, 8 p.m.: “Welcome Ramadan” concert Al Hadra Sufi singing troupe.
Fri 11, 8 p.m.: The Abdel Halim Noweira The ensemble performs songs by Umm Kolthoum.
Thursday 17, 8 p.m.: The National Arabic music the ensemble performs songs by Abdel-Wahab.
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
Thursday 10, 8 p.m.: A Yemeni Heritage troupe gives a concert, accompanied by the Cairo Opera Orchestra.
Sat 12, 8 p.m.: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra.
Sun 13, 8 p.m.: A musical and sung concert, conducted by maestro Selim Sahab.
Tue 15, 8 p.m.: The Higher Institute of Ballet concert.
open air theater
Thursday 17, 8 p.m.: Percussionist Nesma Abdel Aziz plays the marimba, accompanied by his orchestra.
Thursday 10, 8 p.m.: Hazem Shahin and his group perform oriental music.
Fri 11, 8 p.m.: Blue Nile Orchestra characteristics samy ibrahim.
Sat 12, 8 p.m.: Chez R. Strauss Ariadne in Naxos opera broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
Sun 13, 8 p.m.: Cello and piano recital by Amany Ghoneim and Naghamaya Safwat.
Mon 14, 8 p.m.: A concert offers Sharara Sextet.
Wed 4, 8 p.m.: The Talent Development Center concert.
12 Al-Gumhouriya St., Abdin, tel. 02 2390 7707
Thu 10 and Fri 11, 8 p.m.: The Cairo Opera Company.
Sun 12, 8 p.m.: A concert of songs composed by the late Baligh Hamdi.
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.).
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.
Room Art Space & Café
10 Etihad Al Mohamin, Garden City, Tel. 01000 068 159
Thursday 10, 8:30 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.
Sat 12, 8:30 p.m.: Beit El Comedy Open mic night is a chance to try and improve your talent.
Thursday 17, 8:30 p.m.: Egyptian singer-songwriter Ahmad Ali El Haggar performs music inspired by tradition fused with jazz and neo-soul. Line up: Ahmad Ali El Haggar (Singing and Keys), Ahmed Kamary (Qanun), Sika (Low), Azeema (drums/percussion).
The Spot Mall, in front of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo
Fri 11, 8:30 p.m.: Yara Tarek will sing some of his favorite songs joined by a group of extremely gifted musicians; guitarist Ahmad Hossam, Mustapha Mansour on keyboard, bassist Youssef Hassan and Kareem Krash on the drums.
Mon 14, 8:30 p.m.: A very special Frank Sinatra evening by The Sinatras group featuring the incredible Youssef Gabriel. Line up:
Youssef Gabriel – voice (special guest), Mohanad Arrab – bass guitar, vocals, Hossam Fouda – saxophone, Mustapha Mansour – piano, and Seif Nasser – drums.
Tue 15, 8:30 p.m.: Bahaa El-Dahaby Quintet performs jazz fusion using a variety of elements such as rock, classical and oriental music.
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 10, 8 p.m.: Superstar shaaby singer Abdel Basset Hammouda for the first time at El Sawy Culturewheel.
Fri 11 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.: A humorous stand-up by Ali Qandil.
Sat 12 p.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Egyptian poet Amr Hassan in another concert of musical poetry. He will perform new poems, accompanied by a musical group.
Sun 13, 8 p.m.: Classical Arabic music concert by Ramy Aboul Fotouh.
Mon 2, 7 p.m.: Creative group performs classic Arabic songs.
Tue 15, 7:30 p.m.: accordion group performs Egyptian and international hit songs.
Wed 4, 7:30 p.m.: A cappella group, led by the maestro Yasser MustafaArabic music performer.
Thursday 17, 8 p.m.: El Dor El Awal bandaged.
hall of wisdom
Thursday 10, 7 p.m.: Waslet Samaa orchestra of religious songs.
Fri 11, 7 p.m.: 404 and Rai-نا” bands will perform rock and rai music.
Wed 4, 7 p.m.: Kurdan The band plays various covers from the 1980s and 1990s.
Rawabet Art Space
3, rue Hussien El Meaamar ext. from Mahmoud Basiouny Street, Talaat Harb Square, Downtown
Tuesday 15, 8 p.m.: A live comedy show by The comedy group with Ahmed Marzouk, Ahmed El Sharkawy, Réem Nabil, Mina Selim, Mohamed Gamal Eldineand Ahmed El Haredy.
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad Street, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106
Thursday 10, 8 p.m.: Alexandria Opera Company for Arabic Music and Singing.
Fri 11, 8 p.m.: Little Fingers Orchestra.
Thursday 17, 8 p.m.: Hazem Shahin and his group perform oriental music.
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Thursday 10, 8pm: “The Sound of Movies” concert brings songs from Egyptian films to life through a grand re-orchestration celebrating 125 years of cinema’s greatest hits. The songs will be played by the Cairo Symphony Orchestra, led by maestro Nayer Nagui and featuring the star singers Medhat Saleh and Reham Abdel Hakim.
Sat 12, 7 p.m.: BA Orchestraled by maestro Nayer Nagui, performer of the composer’s dramatic works Rageh Dawood.
*A version of this article appeared in the March 10, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.