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
Looking back at perhaps the most successful Cairo Contemporary Music Days edition ever, the festival– which was held in Cairo between 14th – 29th April 2018– demonstrated how our work has grown over the last few years, as it is evident from the sold-out venues (considering we do not sell Continue reading Looking back at perhaps the most successful Cairo Contemporary Music Days edition ever
The EECMS adopted a very ambitious academic program since the beginning of its activities in 2011. Looking back after seven years, a number of world leading artists participated such as members of Slagwerk den haag, Neue vocalsolisten stuttgart, Tokyo Sinfonietta and many others. This year’s programme is very unique as Continue reading Ensemble Mosaik with intensive academic activities in Cairo
A musical and artistic journey with „meine Stimme, deine Stimme, unsere Stimme“ (My voice, your voice, our voice) world premiered on 29 April, at El Hanager Art Center, and as a conclusion to the Cairo Contemporary Music Days. The performance is 1.5 hours long and represents the output of Continue reading „meine Stimme, deine Stimme, unsere Stimme“ Cairo premiere
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!!
Ensemble Mosaik Solo Qanoun. Saber Abdel Sattar Gregory d’Hoop ´´ World Premiere * for oud, darbuka, flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, percussion Bushra El Turk Taqsim Aala Taqsim (2013) for cello solo Sarah Nemtsov White eyes erased (2015) for Keyboard and Drumset Feliz Anne Macahis ´´World Premiere* for qanoun, violin, Continue reading Ensemble Mosaik in Cairo
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