Al Hadraa band (Photo courtesy to Al Hadraa official Facebook page)
CAIRO – 26 July 2017: The Cairo Opera House will host a joint performance by Sufi band Al-Hadraa and classical ensemble Awtar Quartet on August 9.
The joint performance is an idea created by Al-Hadraa as part of a collaborative project between the two bands. They are expected to display a collection of oriental/religious singing performances that will be blended with classical music, according to the event’s official Facebook page.
Al-Hadraa is a group that consists of vocalists and Sufi followers. Al-Hadraa presents a spiritual depiction to Egyptian in different forms of religious recitals and techniques that include praise and glorification.
Al-Hadraa was established in 2015, they rely on traditional poets and scholars. They perform poems that glorify the Prophet Muhammed and God.
The other performances are expected to feature professional Classical string musicians from Awtar Quartet also. They are well-known for adapting different trends in classical music including Arabic classics, tango, jazz, film, waltz, and pop.
Awtar Quartet was established in 2012. The music ensemble consists of musicians Yasser Ghon eim on first violin, Khaled Saleh on second violin, Essam Abdel Hamid on viola, and Mohamed Abdel Fattah on cello.