Cairo Opera House has announced that online tickets to concerts and shows to be during the month of July may be bought online. Tickets, according to Director Magdy Sabry, are available for events at the Cairo Opera House’s theatres in Cairo and Alexandria, including the Nafoura Theatre, Open Theatre, and Sayed Darwish Theatre.
The Cairo Opera House theatres are scheduled to reopen on the evening of Thursday 9 July following months of closure on account of COVID-19. All health protective measures will be enforced regarding guests, performers, and workers.
Under supervision of Khaled Dagher, Head of the Artistic House of Music, Opera, and Ballet, concerts will feature Egypt’s star pop performers and music ensembles of Egyptian and oriental music, jazz, and Sufi and religious music. There will also be ballet and modern dance shows, as well as opera performances.
The full schedule is posted online.
The first concert will be held at the outdoor al-Nafoura Theatre and will feature singing by the Cairo Opera House’s Arabic music ensembles.
Other concerts will feature top tier musicians, ensembles, orchestras and singers including Muhammad Mounir, Medhat Saleh, and Ali al-Haggar; pianist Omar Khairat; marimba player Nesma Abdel-Aziz; jazz performer Yehia Khalil; as well as the Cairo Symphony Orchestra and the Cairo Opera House Ballet Group.
8 July 2020