Don't miss the concert of Youssra El-Hawary at Rawabet Art Space

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 7 Mar 2023

Youssra El-Hawary
Youssra El-Hawary


Arab Music Institute

22 Ramsis St, Tel 02 2574 3373

Thurs 9, 8pm: A concert features Fatemah Zidan and Oriental Mood.  

Fri 10, 8pm: El-Enshad El-Dini troupe for religious chanting.  

Sun 12, 8pm: The Arab Music Heritage Ensemble in a repertoire of classical Arab songs. 

Thurs 16, 8pm: The Abdel-Halim Noweira Arab Music Ensemble performs Umm Kolthoum songs. 



American University in Cairo

New Cairo Campus

Bassily Auditorium

Mon 13, 1-2pm: Live musical performances by AUC music majors represent a variety of genres, including popular, opera, musical theatre, and classical. Performing music majors are Judith Uttendorfer, viola; Rima Fawzy, voice; Farida Islam, voice; Farida Montasser, voice; Tala Radwan, voice; Dalia Mehasseb, voice; and Tasneem El-Aidy, voice (there is a limited number of seats available, open to the public). 

Malak Gabr Arts Theatre

Wed 15, 1-2pm: Inspirational Sufi songs performed by Laila Tarek Bahgat. In this concert, Bahgat, accompanied by pianist Shaimaa Ahmed Abou-Zekry, will present some of her original compositions, songs, and a few classics (Free, open to the public and live streaming).

Beit Al-Seheimi
Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2787 8865
Every Sunday, 7pm: 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, 7pm: “Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), a free public performance by clowns in Al-Muaaz 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: The Cairo Opera Company, Orchestra and Choir perform excerpts from famous operas such as The Magic Flute, II Trovatore, and Tosca

Fri 10, 8pm: A concert features musician Emad El-Sharouny

Sat 11, 8pm: Celebrating Cairo as the capital of culture in the Islamic World, super star singer Medhat Saleh will give a concert. 

Small Hall

Thurs 9, 8pm: Jazz concert by Yehia Khalil and his band.  

Fri 10, 8pm: Piano recital by Mohamed El-Batran

Sun 12, 8pm: Blue Nile Orchestra, led by Samy Ibrahim.

Tues 14, 8pm: The Conservatoire concert. 

Thurs 16, 8pm: The Talents Development Centre concert.



Al-Gumhouriya Theatre

12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707 

Thurs 9, 8pm: Forsan Al-Sharq for Heritage dance company presents Shagaret Al-Dore performance. 

Fri 10, 8pm: Oshaq Al-Nagham band, led by Mohamed Abdel-Sattar, performs classical Arab songs. 

Mon 13, 8pm: A concert of late composer Baligh Hamy's songs. 

Thurs 16, 8pm: Umm Al-Nour Orchestra, led by Hanaa Tanious, performs Coptic songs and hymns. 



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 and Wed, 7.30pm).



1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 2792 0878 

a repertoire of traditional music of the Nile Delta, Al Jaafra music played by Arab Tribes from Aswan and Nass Makan band.

Every Wednesday, 9-10pm: Zar music and songs by Mazaher ensemble featuring Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.



MUST Opera House

Misr University for Science and Technology, Al-Motamayez District, next to Dar Al Fouad Hospital, 6 October City, Giza, Tel 01094444273/4/5 

Thurs 9, 8pm: Super star singer Ali El-Haggar



Room Art Space & Café
10 Etihad Al Mohamin, Garden City, Tel 01000 068 159

Fri 10, 9pm: Guitarist Ali Omar El-Farouk, accompanied by percussionist Hany Bedair, performs a selection of flamenco guitar masterpieces by the greatest flamenco guitar legends of all time such as Sabicas, Paco De Lucía, Paco Peña, Vicente Amigo. 

Thurs 16, 9pm: 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, infront of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo

Sun 12, 9pm: A stand-up comedy show by Al Hezb El Comedy

Tues 14, 9pm: A night of favorite Frank Sinatra songs and jazz tunes featuring amazing vocalist Lynn Hisham. Line up: Mohanad Arrab - Bass guitar, vocal, Hossam Fouda – saxophone, Mustafa Mansour – Piano, and Seif Nasser – drums. 



Rawabet Art Space

3 Hussien El Meaamar St. ext. of Mahmoud Basiouny St, from Talaat Harb Square, Downtown

Sat 11, 8.30pm: A stand-up comedy night by The Wannabe Comedians featuring: Ahmed Magdy, Ghada Salah, Hamza Bahaa, Rahma Zein, and Ola Roshdy

Tues 14, 8pm: Accordionist, singer and composer Youssra El-Hawary and Friends, with pianist Andrew Milad, are back with new songs, bringing the spirit of friends jamming together to the stage through playfulness and improvisations. 

Wed 15, 8pm: ‘Esseily on Stage’ presents ‘scene 4’ of improvised stand-up performance by Ahmed El-Esseily




El Sawy Culturewheel

End of 26th of July St, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448 

River Hall

Thurs 9, 8pm: Religious chanting by Mahmoud El-Tohamy

Fri 10, 4 and 8pm, Sat 11, 8pm: Massar Egbari band.

Sun 12, 7pm: Papillon band, conducted by maestro Ahmed Gouda, performs classical Arab songs. 

Wed 15, 7.30pm: The Egyptian Project

Wisdom Hall

Thurs 9, 8pm: Jazz music by Hany Must. Fri 10, 6pm: International and Arab music played on piano by Sherif Hamdy and his students. 

Thurs 16, 8pm: Singing recital by Wael El-Fashny.   

Word Hall

Thurs 9, 7.30pm: Piano recital by Kareem Gohar




Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre) 

Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106

Fri 10, 8pm: A concert by Alexandria Opera Strings Orchestra.

Sat 11, 8pm: Sound Track Orchestra, led by Mohamed Barakat.  

Sun 12, 8pm: A concert features musician Emad El-Sharouny.

Mon 13, 8pm: Alexandria Opera Children Choir.



Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 

Conference Centre Main Hall

Sat 11, 7pm: Nubiat band. 

Sun 12, 7pm (Free entry): Egyptian Tahteeb (stick dance) and Italian Tarantella dance performances presented as part of 

“A Digital Bridge between Egypt and Italy” virtual exhibition. 

Conference Centre Small Hall 

Thurs 16, 7pm: Kayan band features Azmy

* A version of this article appears in print in the 9 March, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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