To celebrate his talent and his legacy, the Egyptian Opera House will open the Mohammed Abdel Wahab Museum and the Musical Instruments Museum at the Institute of Arab Music free of charge to the public for a period of 5 days starting March 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The museum, which is dedicated to the iconic collections of Abdel Wahab, gives the Arab audience the opportunity to commemorate the 124th birth anniversary of the so-called Musician of Generations and learn more about his life as well as his musical accomplishments.
The cultural venue, where visitors will be greeted with notable music and songs from his extensive repertoire upon entry, features a number of the artist’s personal belongings, such as his bedroom, private office, iconic photos as well as a collection of his favorite pieces of furniture and some of his seminal music instruments.
Visitors of all ages can experience special performances intended to inspire them to learn more about the late remarkable musician, according to Cairo Opera House.
A premiere series of live concerts in commemoration of his birth anniversary will be held also in March nights at the Opera House, under the patronage of Egypt’s Culture Ministry, Cairo Opera House said.
Cairo Opera’s soloists will pay tribute to the legendary singer and great composer by performing works from his extensive repertoire, the Opera added.
In addition to this, Arab Music bands will perform a selection of his remarkable songs and iconic pieces, reminding people of the late singer’s legacy and spirit.
The renowned musician singer made a great contribution to the development and popularization of eastern music and the great work of Egypt’s composers.
All Egyptians know about his talent as a singer as well as a composer. At all times, he was highly appreciated by the people. He received numerous awards for his artistic achievements.