As a part of the 30 Arab Music Festival activities, the great Egyptian singer Hany Shaker, also known as the “Prince of Arab Music” gave a marvelous live concert and dazzling classical musical night on the stage of the Cairo Opera House Theater on Nov.10.
Shaker, who is dubbed the Prince of Arabic Music, also took this occasion to confer words of praise upon Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem and the head of Opera Dr. Magdy Saber, and also he expressed his gratitude to the officials of the ceremony for their excellent leadership in organizing this timely and significant music ceremony.
The Cairo Opera Orchestra performed first on stage, then came Kenzy, Iman, and Abdel-Ghany who started the party with Egypt’s notable songs like “Blash Tefarq” “Ya Ayoni Leh Tbki” and “Tamr Hena”.
After that, the legendary singer accompanied by a renowned music orchestra led by Maestro Mohamed Elmogy featured songs from his flourishing five-decade-long career like “Wala Bik Wlbya”, “Lw Roht Ba’ed”, “Lessa Betsaaly’, “Waad Meni”, “El Mafrood”, “Ya Retak Maaaia then closed with Abdel Halim’s soaring ‘Qareat Al Fengan’, ‘Ahlf Bsmaha’ that stirred the crowd and probably blew the minds of audiences.
Also yesterday, the Gomhouria Theater of Alexandria Opera House hosted a concert by Nadya Moustafa, Ibrahim Farouk, Ahmed Mohsen, Moroccan singers Ali Al-Medidi and Ayoub Tijani, who performed a selection of classical and contemporary Arabic songs under the Maestro Alaa Abdel-Salam.
Meanwhile, the well-known Tunisian singer Saber Rebaï performed a live concert accompanied by the Alexandria Opera Orchestra led by Maestro Hani Farhat at the Bibliotheca Theater.
Contributed by Ahmed Emam