Omar Khairat to perform at Cairo Opera House on January 26



Fri, 26 Jan 2024 - 11:34 GMT


Fri, 26 Jan 2024 - 11:34 GMT

Omar Khairat.

Omar Khairat.

Veteran Egyptian musician Omar Khairat to perform at Cairo Opera House on January 26.


 Khairat performed in New Alamein Festival on August 10.


It is worth mentioning that Sheikh Zayed Book Award organized by the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre has named renowned Egyptian musician Omar Khairat as the Cultural Personality of the Year for its 17th edition in 2023.



Khairat performed at 2021 World Men's Handball Championship draw which was held on September 5,2020.





Egypt hosted the tournament for the second time in the history in January across four venues in Cairo, 6th of October and Borg El Arab. 





The Egyptian Ministry of Culture’s YouTube channel presented parts from the renowned Egyptian musician previous concerts on April 17, 2020.





Khairat performed live online concert on March 26, 2020, that achieved huge success amassing around one million views. 



He also participated in the Arab Music Festival by performing at Cairo Opera House on November 9, 2019. 





Additionally, Khairat performed at the closing ceremony of the Citadel Music Festival on September 1, 2019.




The Citadel Music Festival kicked off on August 18, 2019 under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Cairo Opera House. 




Khairat was a member of the Egyptian band Les Petits Chats, founded in 1967. They presented Italian, French, and English songs. The band was immensely popular in the late 1960s and the early 1970s. 





Khairat is influenced by different genres of music such as Arabic, European classical, Egyptian, African, Jazz, Pop, and Blues. He won the Best Musician Award in 1989 from the Egyptian Society for Cinema. 





Khairat is a composer that can blend the style of international symphonies with Egyptian music masterfully. He has composed many successful music pieces such as “Dameer Abla Hikmat” (Abla Hikmat’s Conscience), “Wagh el-Kamar” (The Moon's Face) and “Leilet el-Kabd ala Fatma” (The Night Fatma was Arrested), among others. 



It is worth mentioning that Khairat performed his first concert in London at the Concert hall in St. John’s Smith Square on December 1, 2017. This concert aimed to collect donations for charity and raise public awareness about street kids and orphans in Egypt. 





The Egyptian virtuoso musician also performed a dazzling concert at the Mariinsky Theatre in the cultural city of Saint Petersburg on June 18, 2018, in celebration of the Egyptian national football team’s participation in the World Cup after 28 years of absence. 





The concert was also organized to boost tourism and spread awareness about Egyptian culture. 





Omar Khairat composed the soundtrack of “El-Mamar” (The Passage), which illustrates one of the most heroic battles ever fought by Egyptian soldiers. 




Khairat's concerts held in Cairo Opera Houses often witness extensive turnout from fans.





His music is a kind of fine art that has succeeded in achieving a huge fanbase. 




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