UPCOMING CONCERTS

PAST CONCERTS

Remembrances

Malak Gabr | New Cairo | 16 Nov 2020 | 1 pm | free 

The Spanish Roots

Malak Gabr | New Cairo | 18 Nov 2019 | 1 pm | free 

Oriental Hall | AUC Tahrir | 21 Nov 2019 | 8 pm | free

 

Electric Ethereal

Oriental Hall | AUC Tahrir | 11 April 2019 | 8 pm | free

Malak Gabr | New Cairo | 15 April 2019 | 1 pm | free 

Egyptian Composers Project

Malak Gabr | New Cairo | 26 Nov. 2018 | 1 pm | free 

Oriental Hall  | AUC Tahrir | 29 Nov. 2018 | 8 pm | free

Oriental Hall, AUC Tahrir | Cairo, Egypt | 3 May 2018 

Malak Gabr, AUC New Cairo | Cairo, Egypt | 9 May 2018

CSUSB | San Bernardino, California, USA | 29 May 2018

Organ Studio, Herb Alpert School of Music Building, UCLA | Los Angeles, California, USA | 31 May 2018 

Music Recital Hall, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona | Pomona, California, USA | 1 June 2018

Red Poppy Art House | San Francisco, California, USA | 3 June 2018 

53A Olson Hall, UC Davis | Davis, California, USA  | 4 June 2018 

Baroque Inspired

Bibliotheca Alexandrina | Alexandria, Egypt |  | 10 March 2018

Moataz El Alfi Hall, American University in Cairo | Cairo, Egypt | 25 Feb 2018 

Room Art Space, Garden City | Cairo, Egypt | 24 Feb 2018 

Malak Gabr Theater | Cairo, Egypt  | 27 Nov 2017

Oriental Hall | Cairo, Egypt | 30 Nov 2017

Goethe Institute | Cairo, Egypt | 1 Dec 2017

Ida y Vuelta

Bridges Cultural Center  |  Cairo, Egypt  |  26 May 2017

Cairo Opera House  |  Cairo, Egypt  |  25 May 2017

Oriental Hall  |  Cairo, Egypt  |  4 May 2017

 

Favorites

Faculty of Music Education  |  Cairo, Egypt  |  18 April 2017

El Sawy Culture Wheel  |  Cairo, Egypt  |  12 April 2017

 

A New World

Alexandria Bibliotheca  |  Alexandria, Egypt  |  25 Nov. 2016

Malak Gabr Theater  |  New Cairo, Egypt  |  23 Nov.  2016

Classics from Near & Far

Ewart Hall  |  Downtown Cairo, Egypt  |  5 May 2016​

Oufuqy Music Festival 

Main Theater, French Cultural Institute  |  Alexandria, Egypt  |  11 June 2015

PAST PROGRAMS

Remembrances

Works by Astor Piazzolla, Claude Debussy and Johann Sebastian Bach juxtaposed with Federico Moreno Torroba, Manuel Maria Ponce and CGC's own Pawel Kuzma.

The Spanish Roots

Joaquin Turina (1882-1949) - Rafaga, Op. 53 
Manuel de Falla (1876-1946) - Homenaje 'Pour le tombeau de Claude Debussy' 

Enrique Granados (1867-1916) - Danza Espagnola No. 5, Op. 37 'Andaluz' 

Agustín Barrios Mangoré (1885-1944) - La Cathedral, Andante Religioso, Allegro Solemne 

Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999) - Junto al Generalife 

François Couperin (1668-1733) - Les Tours de Passe-Passe 
Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992) - Milonga del Angel & La Muerte del Angel 

Alexander Tansman (1897-1986) - Cavatina & Preludio 
Enrique Granados (1867-1916) - Danza Espagnola No. 2, Op. 37 'Oriental'

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992) - Libertango 

 

Electric Ethereal

Steve Reich (b. 1936) - Nagoya Guitars

Alexander Scriabin (1871-1915) - from Op. 11

Joseph Haydn (1862-1918) - London Trio No. 1

Paul Hindemith (1895-1963) - Rondo

Leo Brouwer (b. 1939) - Cuban Landscope with Rain

Randall Kohl (b. 1960) - from Suite Mundiale

Felix Salazar (b. 1978) - from Nebuletic Premonitions

Eric Kiersnowski (b. 1976) - Gimme Four

Egyptian Composers Project

Karim Frège (b. 1960) - The Silk Road

Amr Okba (b. 1972) - A Case of Meditation                                 

Taha El Mansy & Pawel Kuźma - Improvisation on Lamma bada yatathanna

Bahaa El Ansary (b. 1991) - Love the sounds, which sounds, as it sounds

Ashraf Fouad (b. 1958) - Tre Angoli                                               

Karim Frège - Solos: Cavatina; Ellipsis; Raksa; Seawards (I. Immersion, II. Floating, III. Drifting)

Karim Frège - Duet:  Jazzy Flicks (I. Juxtaposition, II. Confluence)

 

Baroque Inspired 

Steve Reich (b.1936) - Nagoya Guitars 

Giuseppe Tartini (1692-1770) - Fugue VI, Op. 1                                          

Claude Debussy (1862-1918) - Clair de Lune                                               

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968) - Prelude & Fugue V                                    

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992) - L'evasion                                                      

Anton Diabelli (1781-1858) - Grand Trio, Op. 62                                    

Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805) - Introduction & Fandango*                      

        * film by Helena Abdelnasser

Ida y Vuelta 

Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868) - Overture to Barber of Seville

Reynaldo Hahn (1874-1947) - Pour Bercer Un Convalescent

Paul Hindemith (1895-1963) - Rondo

Alexander Scriabin (1871-1915) - selected Preludes, Op. 11  

Franz Schubert (1797-1828) - from Moment Musical, Op. 94, no. 3

Torsten Ratzkowski (contemporary) - Cancion y Tango

Ricardo Escorcio (contemporary) - Estampas del Oriente Venezolano

James Phillipsen (contemporary) - Trio No. 1      

Wayne Seigel (contemporary) - East LA Phase *

         * film by Saba    

A New World 

Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) - Sonata, K.239  (trans. E. Barreiro)

Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909) - Cuba   (arr. A. Forrest)

Jean Sibelius (1885-1957) - Sonatina No. 1 (trans. T. Norman)

James Phillipsen (contemporary) - Trio No. 1

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) - London Trio No. 1, Finale (trans. T. Norman)

 Wayne Seigel (contemporary) - East LA Phase *

            * film by Saba           

Classics from Near and Far 

Johan H. Roman (1694-1758) - Sinfonia XX (arr. M. Mallard)

Larry Simon (contemporary) - Breakfast at Noon

Josquin Des Prez (1440-1521) - Ave Maria...Virgo serena (trans. C. Green)

Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) - Sonata, K.239 (trans. E. Barreiro)

Celso Machado (b. 1953) - Modinhas brasilieras

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) - from Le Cinq Doigts (trans. T. Norman)

Franz Schubert (1797-1828) - Ständchen and Ave Maria

Éric Satie (1866-1925) - Gnossienne 1

Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) - Perpetual Movement

Isaac Albéniz  (1860-1909) - Cuba (arr. A. Forrest)   

Tito Puente (1923-2000) - Oye Como Va (arr. Raul Goicoechea/César Mora)

Ziad Rahbani (b. 1956) - El Bent El Shalabiya (arr. Ahmed Serag/César Mora)