Cairo Contemporary Music Days 2018 by Mariam Ismail on AUC’s Caravan. April 27, 2018 The Caravan By: Mariam Ismail The Annual Cairo Contemporary Music Days, held from April 14 to 29, features various sessions and concerts in cultural institutions all over Cairo to promote and raise awareness about contemporary music. Continue reading Cairo Contemporary Music Days Turns the Spotlight on Experimental Artforms
The sixth Cairo Contemporary Music Days (14-29 April), a 12-day event organised by the European-Egyptian Contemporary Music Society, closed last week at a range of interesting venues. Rania Khallaf’s excellent coverage of the Cairo Contemporary Music Days on Ahram Weekly With German musicians such as Oliver Schneller, Bettina Junge playing Continue reading A captivating fusion by Rania Khallaf
The EECMS is very grateful for all it supporters and particularly to the Goethe Institut Cairo which since 2016 has been among the eminent partners and supporters of EECMS projects in Egypt and elsewhere. We are very happy to keep fostering this relationship and to work together on the enhancement Continue reading Thanks to all our supporters
The festival attracted as well a lot of media interest. Newspapers in Arabic, English and French announced the festival programme and some are still publishing full festival coverage. We are also working on a new series of articles that we will write in collaboration with Ahram Weekly (English) which will Continue reading increasing Media attention in 2018
Back in 2011 and 2012, we remember very well the empty venues while ensembles performed world class compositions. Nowadays Contemporary music and our events have become a meeting point for intellectuals, artists and people interested in culture. In addition to that, it’s worth noting the increased interest from government and Continue reading Contemporary music events have become a meeting point
The world premiere of “meine Stimme, deine Stimme, unsere Stimme” in Al Hanager arts Centre was a great Success! The EECMS provided space and time for each creation to develop and the results were extraordinary in this fully backed venue. Al Hanager theater was founded to foster experimental arts in Continue reading “meine Stimme, deine Stimme, unsere Stimme” in Al Hanager arts Centre was a great Success!
A highlight of the festival was the newly created compositions, which were a product of the Heritage and Modernity Forum back in 2016, and we were very happy to welcome the composers Felize, Gregory and Samir back in Cairo to witness their world premieres written specifically for Middle Eastern instruments. Continue reading Heritage & Modernity compositions at the CCMD 2018
Manasterly Palace 23April 8pm Ensemble Mosaik Program * Oliver Schneller Twilight Dialogues (2003) for flute, clarinet, viola and piano * Ahmed Essyad Voix Interdites: AItto for bass clarinet *Amr Okba Integration (2010) for flute, violin, viola and piano * Ehsan Khatibi Stitching II (2017) for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and Continue reading Is´t global!!
Luis Tabuenca at the Cairo contemporary music days 2018 Luis Tabuenca Improvisation concert announcement An open call for all percussionists in Egypt to take part in an improvisation workshop with Luis Tabuenca at Room art space on April 14th, at 8:00 pm. The event will start by Luis performing some Continue reading Luis Tabuenca – Cairo Contemporary Music Days 2018
hosted with the support of Goethe-Institut Kairo صوتي، صوتك، صوتنا يهدف المشروع لعكس التفاعل المركب لعدد من الموسيقيين و المؤلفين المميزين فى عدة إتجاهات فنية مع التراث الغنائى المصرى تحديدا وعكسه فى رؤى وأساليب مختلفة منبعثة من لغة كل فنان مشارك على حده. نحن سعداء للفوز بعدد من الفنانین غیر Continue reading meine Stimme, deine Stimme, unsere Stimme project
The European Egyptian Contemporary Music Society is having an event on January 13th, and will be raising awareness about the role of technology in… for more, please click the direct link to the review The EECMS: Nurturing Collaboration between Egyptian and German Contemporary Musicia http://scenenoise.com
New partnership: In our series “Music talks” we aim to target anyone whoever is interested in contemporary music, whether it’s a professional working in the field, a musician, or just someone who likes music; to get the information from a first hand source who will talk specifically in their field Continue reading Music Talks 2018 – New partnership
Cairo Contemporary music days 2018: We are very happy to be holding our 6th edition of the Cairo contemporary music days, which has been a platform for international exchange, as well as showcasing local productions since its beginning. It will be held from the 14th till the 28th of April Continue reading Cairo Contemporary Music Days 2018
Middle East focus on Rai Radio 3 Rai Radio 3 (radio tre) is the National Italian radio specialized in culture and classical music. Radio3-Suite, the Radio3 evening program, runs every day from about 8 p.m. till midnight. We broadcast live and recorded concerts mainly of classical music, interviews about music, Continue reading Middle East focus on Rai Radio 3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZxXCd31VW8 Born 14 October 1983 in Konkō, Okayama is a Japanese contemporary music composer.He is winner at NEW FORUM JEUNE CRÉATION by Institute Grame Lyon He had commission work for Saxophone concert for Champ d’Action, It will perform 2014 (at Berlin, Lyon and Antwerp). 2013 He was selected DAR residency Continue reading Listen to Hany el Badry in Hikari Kiyama´s Konzert for Ney.
Øyvind Torvund: Neon Forest Space (2009) An open approach to the constitutive parts of a work of music is of fundamental importance for the Norwegian composer Øyvind Torvund (b. 1976). Listen to this extraordinary music on April 30th in Cairo http://oyvindtorvund.com/…/44…/8560/neon_forest_excerpt1.mp3 for clarinet, guitar, percussion, cello and tape performed by Continue reading Øyvind Torvund: Neon Forest Space (2009) Assembly Hour – 23 October – Malak Gabr Theater
Cairo Contemporary Music Days Festival – April 2017 The Festival will feature several Egyptian premiers, among those compositions are the Lithuanian Arturas Bumšteinas “Heap of Language” (2009), Vykintas Baltakas’s Music of Falling Sound for violin and electronics and the Norwegian composer Øyvind Torvund’s Neon Forest Space (2009) which is Continue reading Carte Blanche
Cairo Contemporary Music Days 2017 In collaboration with Goethe-Institut Cairo Friday, April 28 -19.00 Goethe-Institut Cairo 17 Hussein Wasef, Mesaha Square, Ad Doqi Music Talks II Dr: Doris Kösterke The Beginnings of “New music” in Darmstadt, Germany, after World War II Why isn’t it just nice? Non-commercial contemporary is no Continue reading Music Talks II The Beginnings of “New music” in Darmstadt, Germany, after World War II
The EECMS is very happy to start collaboration with renown German Magazine ´´Positionen ´´ in a series of Articles named Fremd(er)Sein, featuring Contemporary Music scene in some Mideastern Countries. the First publication in this collaboration was featuring Syrian Composer Hassan Taha. the English version will follow. S44_45-pos110 hassan Taha http://www.positionen.net/
Rosilla Adel – Interview Q: Why do you think there are a few women composers nowadays? R: Women composers are rare and that can be because of the difficulty of such field and the same applies to male composers as well but most importantly is that this field was not Continue reading Interview with Young Composer Rosilla Adel – AYM Residency Participant