CAIRO – 9 August 2018: Famous marimba player, Nesma Abdel Aziz, will perform on August 15 a concert at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s Open Air Theater as part of the 16th International Summer Festival.
Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s International Summer Festival is a huge cultural season and a tradition that the Bibliotheca Alexandrina has created in order to add a unique taste to summer in Alexandria; the festival started on July 16 and will end on August 18.
In the same context, 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.