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CAIRO - 22 May 2019: World-famous pianist Moushira Issa is set to perform in the Grand Theater of Cairo Opera House on May 24 at 9:30 p.m.
Issa will perform with a group of promising talents from different schools and universities as well as with the students of the Academy of Arts.
Some of the participating students are Tala Fekri, Nour Arafa, Lana Samy, Tamara Tarazi, Mona Keshki, Adam Bin Laden, Hassan Al-Zorba, Tariq Attia, Sarah Bebars, Farida Mubarak, Heba Baybars, Maya Abu Ghali, Alia Attia and Khaled Saif el-Nasr.
The concert’s program includes a selection of classical compositions by the most prominent music composers, in addition to a collection of the most popular international musical compositions.
Issa graduated with honors from the Conservatoire - The Higher Institute for Music- and achieved the Diploma of Piano Performance Art from Vienna, Austria in 1984. She received her doctorate in music in 1987.
The prominent musician has participated in many international festivals, including the Cervantes International Festival in Mexico and Sofia International Music Weeks Festival (Italy).
Issa has won numerous awards and certificates of appreciation from Egypt and abroad including the first prize of the Association of Music for Youth in Cairo in 1971 and the Stephanov Prize in Vienna in 1982, among others.
The famed pianist presented many distinct concerts in Egypt and abroad, in addition to her participation in the opening ceremony of the Egyptian Opera House in 1988. The prominent musician is currently a professor at the Conservatoire Institute in Cairo.