Cairo Contemporary Music Days 2019 From April 9th to April 16th 2019, Cairo will witness, for the first time, an intensive presentation of the Nordic Countries in the Cairo culture life with main actors such as one of Denmark’s foremost ensembles on the contemporary music scene: the Athelas Sinfonietta, conducted Continue reading Nordic Focus 2019 – 2020
يسعد مهرجان أيام القاهرة للموسيقى المعاصرة ٢٠١٩ إتاحة الفرصة للمؤلفين المصريين والعرب ودوّل حوض النيل المقيمين بالعالم العربىً أو فى الخارج، من جميع المراحل العمرية، ويدعوكم لتقديم مؤلفات لآلة التشيللو المنفرد وذلك لتقديمها فى نسخة ٢٠١٩. وفى إطار توجهات المهرجان، تستعرض الموسيقى المعاصرة من دول شمال أوروبا ( السويد وفنلندا Continue reading Call for scores. CCMD 2019
Results of the AFAC Music grant are out! We are delighted to announce 28 grantees this year. Congratulations: Al Balad Theater, Raed Yassin, Aicha Chighaly, Abdul Hadi Hashem, Adham Zidan and Anwar Dabbour, Beirut & Beyond International Music Festival, Asma Ghanem, Mohamed Zouari, Rafik Rezine, Arabesques, Imed Alibi عماد عليبي, Continue reading Results of the AFAC Music grant are out!
Feliz Anne Macahis world premiere It’s a great pleasure to share with you a recording of the world premiere of “Alikabok” for Qanoun by Feliz Anne Macahis interpreted by the wonderful Mosaik ensemble and renowned Egyptian Qanoun virtuoso Saber Abdel Sattar. the performance took place at the Goethe Institut in Continue reading Worl Premiere of Alikabok in Cairo
ORF is featuring the Cairo Contemporary Music Days 2018 in two of its broadcasts as part of a large scale feature on Egypt which started on June 2 and will last until June 10th. In the broadcasts you can hear interviews with composers, Ahmed Madkour, Jacqeline George, Brigitta Muntendorff Continue reading Nebenan: Ägypten – ORF – Very recommended
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