UPCOMING CONCERTS

Electric Ethereal Program

Cairo Guitar Collective takes listeners on a journey through time, place and mood. The program's compositions range from European sacred choral classics, to American progressive rock, to Indonesian-inspired minimalism. This, and more, to be performed on electric and classical guitars.

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

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

PAST CONCERTS

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

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)