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Great Symphonies I
Saturday 9/9/2023 08:30 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
A. Dvořák
Cello Concerto in B minor Op. 104
L. v. Beethoven
Symphony No. 7 in A major Op. 92
Soloist:
Hassan Moataz, violoncello
Conductor:
Ahmed El Saedi




A Classical Approach I
Saturday 16/9/2023 08:30 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
G. Rossini
William Tell, overture
W. A. Mozart
Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola & Orchestra in E flat Major K. 364
R. Schumann
Symphony No. 1 in B-flat major Op. 38 “Spring”
Soloist:
Abdelhamid El Shweikh, violin
Sindey Mohamed, viola
Conductor:
Mohamed Sharara




Musica Instrumentalis
Musica Vocalis
Saturday 23/9/2023 08:30 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
Darius Milhaud
Concerto No. 1 for Two Pianos and Orchestra
G. Verdi
La Forza del destino, overture
G. Rossini
Largo al factotum, Aria from "Il barbiere di Sivglia"
P. Mascagni
Intermezzo from “Cavalleria Rusticana”
G. Puccini
“O mio bambino caro”, Aria from “Gianni Schicchi”
“Che gelida manina” Aria from “La Bohème”
J. Massenet
Méditation from "Thaïs"
G. Puccini
“O Soave Fanciulli”, Duetto from "La Bohème"
Soloist:
Ghada Shaker, piano
Amany Mounir, piano
Mona Rafla, soprano
Amr Medhat, tenor
Khaled Samir, baritone
Conductor:
Nicola Marasco




A Classical Approach II
Saturday 30/9/2023 08:30 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
J. Haydn
Symphony 43 in E flat major Hob. I: 43
A. Glazunov
Violin Concerto in A minor Op. 82
L. v. Beethoven
Symphony No. 4 in B flat major op. 60
Soloist:
Merna Sorour, violin
Conductor:
Ahmed El Saedi




“The Wieniawski Laureate”
Saturday 7/10/2023 08:30 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
L. v. Beethoven
Consecration of the House, Overture Op. 124
H. Wieniawski
Violin Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 22
J. Brahms
Symphony No. 4 in E minor Op. 98
Soloist:
Hina Maeda (Winner of the 16th Wieniawski Competition), violin
Conductor:
Ahmed El Saedi
In Collaboration with Japan Cultural Foundation




Great Symphonies II
Saturday 14/10/2023 08:30 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
Abu Bakr Khairat
Isis Overture
D. Shostakovich
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102
S. Rachmaninov
The Bells, Choral symphony Op. 35
Soloist:
Naghamaya Safwat, piano
Dalia Farouk, soprano
Amr Medhat, tenor
Reda El Wakil, bass
Choir Master:
Maya Gvineria
Conductor:
Giovanni Pompeo




Great Symphonies III
Saturday 4/11/2023 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
L. v. Beethoven
Symphony No. 8 in F major Op. 93
P. I. Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 1 in G minor Op. 13 "Winter Dreams"
Conductor:
Ahmed El Saedi




Great Symphonies IV
Saturday 11/11/2023 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
M. Ravel
Rhapsodie Espagnole
S. Rachmaninov
Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini Op. 43
Symphony No. 3 in A minor Op. 44
Soloist:
Laura Mikkola, piano
Conductor:
Ahmed El Saedi
In Collaboration with Egyptian Philharmonic Society




Azerbaijan National Hero, Heydar Aliyev Centennial
Saturday 25/11/2023 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
Fikret Amirov
Azerbaijan Capriccio
Concerto for Piano on Arabian Themes
Gara Garayev
Adagio and Waltz from the Ballet “The Seven Beauties”
Soltan Haijbeyov
“Caravan”
Tofig Bakikhanov
Adagio from the Ballet “Good and Evil”
Niyazi
Concert Waltz
Soloist:
Yegana Akhundova, piano
Conductor:
Yelchin Adigezalov
In Collaboration with Azerbaijan Embassy




Great Symphonies V
Saturday 2/12/2023 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
P. I. Tchaikovsky
Polonaise from opera “Eugene Onegin”
E. W. Korngold
Violin Concerto in D major Op. 35
D. Shostakovich
Symphony No.5 in D minor, Op. 47
Soloist:
Abada Ahmed, violin
Conductor:
Nader Abbassi




German Flair
Saturday 9/12/2023 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
L. v. Beethoven
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Music to Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night Dream”
Soloist:
Severin von Eckardstein, piano
Dalia Farouk, soprano
Amina Khairat, mezzo-soprano
Choir Master:
Maya Gvineria
Conductor:
Ahmed El Saedi
In Collaboration with German Embassy




Adieu Rachmaninov
Saturday 16/12/2023 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
S. Rachmaninov
Piano Concerto No. 3 Op. 40 in D minor
Symphonic Dances Op. 45
CONCERT CANCELLED
Soloist:
Giuseppe Andaloro, piano
Conductor:
Ahmed El Saedi
In collaboration with Italian Cultural Institute




Christmas Concert
Saturday 23/12/2023 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Symphony No. 5 in D minor Op. 107 “Reformation”
L. v. Beethoven
Mass in C major, Op. 86
Soloist:
Dalia Farouk, soprano
Jolie Faizy, mezzo-soprano
Amr Medhat, tenor
Reda El Wakil, bass
Choir Master:
Maya Gvineria
Conductor:
Hisham Gabr




New Year’s Concerts 2024
Sunday 31/12/2023 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
Music by Strauss Dynasty, F. Lehar, E. Kalman, Offenbach etc.
Soloist:
Larisa Stefan, soprano
Conductor:
Francesco Di Mauro




L'Histoire du Soldat
Full Stage Production directed by Abdalla Saad
Saturday 6/1/2024 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
I. Stravinsky
L'Histoire du Soldat
Soloist:
Fabian Huegli, clarinet
Anatoli Kisselev, bassoon
Walid Gabr, trumpet
Zafar Azimov, trombone
Toqa Mohamed, percussion
Laura Virtanen, violin
Ahmed Osman, double bass
Conductor:
Mohamed Saad Bacha




Great Symphonies VI
Saturday 13/1/2024 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
E. Grieg
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
S. Prokofiev
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major Op. 26
P. I. Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 4 in F minor Op. 36
CONCERT CANCELLED
Soloist:
Rosalia Gomez Lasheras, piano
Conductor:
Ahmed El Saedi
In collaboration with Spanish Embassy




Great Symphonies VII
Saturday 20/1/2024 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
E. Elgar
Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1, op. 39
S. Prokofiev
Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 19
L. v. Beethoven
Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67
Soloist:
Salma Sorour, violin
Conductor:
Nader Abbassi




Thousand and One Night
Saturday 27/1/2024 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
Olivier Messiaen
Les Offrandes Obliées
A. Dvořák
Violin Concerto in A minor Op. 54
N. Rimsky-Korsakov
“Scheherazade” Symphonic Suite Op. 35
Soloist:
Rana Abdel Wahhab, violin
Conductor:
Ahmed El Saedi




Brazilian Flair 2024
Celebration of Brazilian-Egyptian Diplomatic Relations 100th Anniversary
Saturday 3/2/2024 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
Francisco Mignone
Festa das Igrejas
Giuglio Briccialdi
Fantaisie Romantique sull'Opera "Il Guanary" di Carlos
H. Villa-Lobos
Fantasia for Violoncello & Orchestra
Antonio Gomez
Salvator Rosa Aria “ Di sposo, di padre”
Marisa Rezende
Veredas por OSMC
Antônio Francisco Braga
Episódio sinfônico
Alberto Nepomuceno
O Garatuja
Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez
Batuque from Reisado do Pastoreio
Soloist:
James Strauss di Silva, flute
Reda El Wakil, bass
Victoria Kapralova, cello
Conductor:
Ahmed El Saedi
In Collaboration with Brazilian Embassy




Stabat Mater
Saturday 17/2/2024 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
M. Bruch
Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor Op. 26
G. Rossini
Stabat Mater
Soloist:
Abigeila Voshtina, violin
Mona Rafla, soprano
Jolie Faizy, mezzo-soprano
Amr Medhat, tenor
Reda El Wakil, bass
Choir Master:
Maya Gvineria
Conductor:
Jacopo Sipari di Pescasseroli
In collaboration with Italian Cultural Institute




Arab Perspectives Festival
Saturday 24/2/2024 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
Abu-Bakr Khairat
Egyptian Folkloric Suite
Attiya Sharara
2nd Arabic Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
Ahmed El Saedi
“Lan Abki” Poem by Fadwa Tokan
Gamal Abdul-Rahim/Mohamed Osman
“Dor Kadny El Hawa”
Omar Abu El-Hana
“Noah” For Choir and Orchestra
Aziz El-Shawan
Abu Sinbel
Soloist:
Hassan Sharara, violin
Ayat Ahmed, vocals
Choir Master:
Maya Gvineria
Conductor:
Mohamed Saad Bacha




A Classical Approach III
Saturday 2/3/2024 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
W. A. Mozart
Symphony 39 in E flat Major K. 543
R. Schumann
Symphony No. 2 Op. 61 in C major
Conductor:
Ahmed El Saedi




Great Symphonies VIII
Saturday 9/3/2024 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
G. Fauré
Requiem in D Minor, Op. 48 (Original Version)
A. Bruckner
Symphony No. 4 in E flat major “Romantic”
Soloist:
Dalia Farouk, soprano
Khaled Samir, baritone
Choir Master:
Maya Gvineria
Conductor:
Ahmed El Saedi




Great Symphonies IX
Saturday 20/4/2024 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
D. Shostakovich
Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major Op. 107
G. Mahler
Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor
Soloist:
Victoria Kapralova, cello
Conductor:
Ahmed El Saedi
In collaboration with Egyptian Philharmonic Society




Great Symphonies X
Saturday 27/4/2024 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
E. Grieg
Piano Concerto in A minor Op. 16
N. Abbassi
Nile Bride
O. Respighi
Pini di Roma
Soloist:
Seif Edin Sherif, piano
Conductor:
Nader Abbassi




Masterpieces of the Twentieth Century
Saturday 4/5/2024 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
C. Debussy
Nocturnes
Roland Baumgartner
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
I. Stravinsky
Petrushka (Version 1947)
Soloist:
Evgeni Zhadanov, violin
Choir Master:
Maya Gvineria
Conductor:
Ahmed El Saedi




Great Symphonies XI
Saturday 11/5/2024 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
E. Grieg
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
P. I. Tchaikovsky
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23
A. Dvořák
Symphony No. 8 n G major, Op. 88
Soloist:
Mahmoud El Batran, piano
Conductor:
Ahmed El Saedi




“Rising Stars”
Saturday 18/5/2024 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
H. Wieniawski
Polonaise
Pablo Sarasate
Introduction / Tarantelle
J. Haydn
Violoncello Concerto in C major
C. Saint-Saens
Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
N. Paganini
La Campanella
M. Ravel
Tzigane for Violin and Orchestra
Soloist:
Sama Abdalla, violin
Mohamed Said, violin
Sama Nour Eddin, cello
Nour Abdelfattah, violin
Jana Samer, violin
Nour Abdalla, violin
Conductor:
Mohamed Sharara




Ecuadorian / Egyptian Night
Saturday 25/5/2024 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
François-Adrien Boieldieu
Harp Concerto in C major
Program to be announced
Soloist:
Jorge Saada, violin
Salma Saber, harp
Conductor:
Boulos Bola
In Collaboration with Embassy of Ecuador




La Dolce Vita
Italian Flair
Saturday 1/6/2024 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
Nino Rota
Piano Concerto in C major
Trombone Concerto in C
O. Respighi
Fontane di Roma
Fiesta Romana
Soloist:
Mohamed Shams, piano
Mohamed Gamal, trombone
Conductor:
Alessandro Tirotta
In collaboration with Italian Cultural Institute




Great Symphonies XII
Saturday 8/6/2024 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
M. De Falla
The Three Corned Hat Suite No. 1
P. I. Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto in D major Op. 35
C. Franck
Symphonie in D minor
Soloist:
Yasser El Serafi, violin
Conductor:
Juan José Navarro
In collaboration with Spanish Embassy




American Flair
Saturday 15/6/2024 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
S. Barber
The School of Scandal, Overture
Victor Herbert
Cello Concerto No. 2 in E minor Op. 30
A. Dvořák
Symphony No. 9 in E minor Op. 95 “New World”
Soloist:
Ayman El Hanbouly, cello
Conductor:
Antony Armore
In Collaboration with American Embassy




Great Symphonies XIII
Saturday 29/6/2024 08:00 p.m
Cairo Opera House
Main Hall
P. I. Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36
Conductor:
Ahmed El Saedi