Saturday, April 1, 8:00 p.m. Main Hall, Cairo Opera House

 
Mendelssohn Symphonies III
 

  Ahmed El Saedi:

Passacaglia

  K. Szymanowski:

Concerto No. 1 for Violin and Orchestra op.35 (80th Death Anniversary)

  F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy:

Symphony No. 3 in A minor op. 56 “Scottish”

 

  Soloist: Rosanne Philippens, violin
  Conductor: Ahmed El Saedi
 

  Saturday, April 8, 8:00 p.m. Main Hall, Cairo Opera House

 
A Guide to the Orchestra
 

  B. Britten:

The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

  J. Brahms:

Double Concerto for Violin, Violoncello and Orchestra in A minor op. 102

  L. Bernstein:

Symphonic Dances

 

  Soloists: Hassan Sharara, violin
               Mahmoud Saleh, violoncello
  Conductor: Nader Abbassi

 

  Saturday, April 15, 8:00 p.m. Main Hall, Cairo Opera House
 
 
Easter Concert
 
  John Corigliano: Fantasia on an Ostinato
  S. Barber: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in A minor op. 22

  N. Rimsky-Korsakov:

Russian Easter Festival Overture op. 36

  K. Szymanowski:

"Stabat Mater Dolorosa” for Soli, Choir and Orchestra

 

  Soloists: Victoria Kapralova, violoncello
               Annika Gerhards,
soprano
               Gaia Petrone,
alto
               Reda El Wakil,
baritone
  
  A Cappella Choir
 
Choirmaster: Maya Gvineria
  Conductor: Ahmed El Saedi
                                                                                 
In collaboration with American Embassy
 

  Saturday, April 22, 8:00 p.m. Main Hall, Cairo Opera House
 
 
Russian Flair II
 

  C. M. von Weber:

“Freischütz” Overture

  D. Shostakovich:

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in A minor op. 77

 

Symphony No. 9 in E flat major op. 70

 

  Soloist: Kyoungjoo Sung, violin
 
Conductor: Ahmed El Saedi

 

  Saturday, April 29, 8:00 p.m. Main Hall, Cairo Opera House

 
Olivier Messiaen’s 25th Commemoration
 

  N. Rota:

Divertimento Concertante for Double Bass and Orchestra

  O. Messiaen:

Turangalila Symphonie  pour Piano, Orchestre et Ondes Martenot

 

  Soloists: Nabil Shehata, double bass
               François Weigel, piano
               Thomas Bloch, ondes Martenot
  Conductor: Ahmed El Saedi
                                                                               
In collaboration with French Cultural Institute

Contact:
Cairo Symphony Orchestra
Cairo Opera House, Gezira
Postal Code 11211
Cairo - Egypt
P.O. Box 11567 El Borg
Tel:  (+202) 27390 157 ,077, 073, 088, 084
Fax: (+202) 27390 186 ,089, 27370599