Enas Abdel Dayem [Photo Courtesy: Cairo Opera House Media Office] Enas Abdel Dayem [Photo Courtesy: Cairo Opera House Media Office]

Cairo Step to perform at Alexandria Opera House

Wed, Dec. 13, 2017
CAIRO – 13 December 2017: Egyptian – German Jazz ensemble Cairo Steps will perform in all Egyptian opera houses located in Cairo, Alexandria and Damanhur. Their tour will start with Sayed Darwish Theater and the Alexandria Opera House on December 14.

There will be two more performances held at the Damanhur Opera House on December 15 and the Cairo Opera House on December 17.

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Basem Darwisch [Photo Courtesy: Cairo Opera House Media Office]

Several Egyptian musical icons will take part in the concerts, such as international flutist and Cairo Opera House Director Enas Abdel Dayem, and chanter Ehab Yunis.

They will perform selections from their compositions such as "Flying Carpet," "Siwa," "Anbar," and "Memories."

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Ehab Yunis [Photo Courtesy: Cairo Opera House Media Office]

Adopting Jazz concepts such as peace, unity and collaboration, Cairo Steps merges international Jazz tunes with oriental grooves and classic European music, according to Cairo Steps founder Basem Darwisch.

Cairo Steps is an international spiritual/Jazz ensemble founded in 2002; they performed numerous concerts in Europe and Egypt.

Caption: Angelika Loew Beer [Photo Courtesy: Cairo Opera House Media Office]

The band consists of: Basem Darwisch on oud, Sebastian Müller-Schrobsdorff on piano, Stefan Hergenröder on e-bass, Rageed William on duduk & nay, Max Klaas on percussions, Wolfgang Wittemann on saxophone, Ragy Kamal on kanoun, Jan Boshra on cello, Emad Azmy on violin, Shereen Azmy on violin, Angelika Loew Beer on violin and Maria Voigt on violin.

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Maria Voigt [Photo Courtesy: Cairo Opera House Media Office]
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