Nesma Abdel Aziz to perform at the 30th edition of Salah El-Din Citadel Festival for Music& Singing on August 21



Sun, 21 Aug 2022 - 01:53 GMT


Sun, 21 Aug 2022 - 01:53 GMT

File: Nesma Abdel Aziz.

File: Nesma Abdel Aziz.




Famed marimba player Nesma Abdel Aziz will perform at the 30th edition of Salah El-Din Citadel Festival for Music and Singing on August 21.


Salah El-Din Citadel Festival for Music and singing is organized by Cairo Opera House and kicked off on August 17.


Abdel Aziz performed in the second day of Suez Festival for Music & Singing.


Abdel Aziz and her band performed at the Cairo Opera’s Open Theater on April 14 at 9:30 p.m., as part of the Ramadan opera activities.


 Abdel Aziz  performed at Cairo Opera House on March 17.


Abdel Aziz also performed at Cairo Opera House on December 10, 2021.


Abdel Aziz performed at Cairo Opera House on November 19, 2021, as part of Arab Music Festival concerts.


Abdel Aziz performed as well at Cairo Opera House on September 10, 2021.




On August 23, 2020,Abdel Aziz performed a concert at the Damanhour Opera House as part of he events of the summer festival organized by Cairo Opera House. 


Abdel Aziz is considered one of the contemporary music icons, as she is the first marimba player in Egypt.


She participated in numerous concerts in Cairo Opera House such as Omar Khairat concerts. 


Having her debut in 2001, Abdel Aziz founded her ensemble and released music pieces like "Marimba Fusion," and "Tico, Tico". 


Abdel Aziz toured the world with her ensemble under the theme of "Spreading Happiness" and achieved huge international success. 


Abdel Aziz has dazzled audiences worldwide with her combination of classical and contemporary music, bringing together a unique blend of western and Arab instruments to create a whole new genre. 


In 2000, Abdel Aziz performed Hummel concerto for percussion with the Cairo Opera Orchestra in the Cairo Opera House, celebrating the 75th birthday of Bertold Hummel who was attending the concert. That made Abdel Aziz the first musician to play this concerto in Africa. 


Abdel Aziz has been invited to represent Egypt in the second festival of Women Creators of the Two Seas; Mediterranean and Black Sea, which was held in Thessalonica. She was the solo percussionist of the Cairo Opera Orchestra for many years. 


The marimba artist is the first Egyptian musician that has three musical video clips in which she is playing marimba and percussions.



She performed several concerts in Egypt, Italy, Spain, Germany, India, Austria, Lebanon, USA, Switzerland, Dubai, Bahrain, Jordan, Qatar and France. Abdel Aziz participated in the Egyptian Festival in Canada in 2007, 2008. 


In October 2015, Abdel Aziz participated in a celebration presented by the Tourism Promotion Authority to support tourism in Egypt.


The event took place at Abu Simbel in Aswan.  




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