Øyvind Torvund: Neon Forest Space (2009) Assembly Hour – 23 October – Malak Gabr Theater

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 Continue reading Øyvind Torvund: Neon Forest Space (2009) Assembly Hour – 23 October – Malak Gabr Theater

Music Talks II The Beginnings of “New music” in Darmstadt, Germany, after World War II

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 Continue reading Music Talks II The Beginnings of “New music” in Darmstadt, Germany, after World War II

EECMS & AYM

The Musicians of the Egyptian contemporary Music Ensemble have been part of the artistic residency at Aldeburgh Young Musicians where they have coached very talented young musicians on Arabic/Oriental Maqams. The results are thrilling. See more in that video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYcvLgrZdNA

Coverage of the ECME residency at Aldeburgh Young Musicians (2) إقامة فنية في ألدبرة للموسيقيين الشباب

أول يوم من فعاليات إقامة الموسيقيين الفنية في ألدبرة للموسيقيين الشباب يتضمن مقابلات تمهيدية مع العازفين لتقديم آلاتهم و بعض المقطوعات التقليدية تمهيدًا للورش مع الموسيقيين الشباب طوال الأسبوع. يحاول الموسيقيين المصريين تقديم إرتجالات حرة على آلاتهم المختلفة تتنوع بين Continue reading Coverage of the ECME residency at Aldeburgh Young Musicians (2) إقامة فنية في ألدبرة للموسيقيين الشباب

WOMEN COMPOSERS OF OUR TIME

Women Composers of Our Times مؤلِفات من هذا العصر حلقة نقاشية مفتوحة بمشاركة ميسان حسن (مؤسسة المرأة والذاكرة) ديانا عبد الفتاح (مؤسسة المرأة والذاكرة) Speakers and Hosts Maissan Hassan (WMF) Daiana Abdelfatah (WMF)   Program Bushra al Turk (UK-Lebanon): Taqsim Continue reading WOMEN COMPOSERS OF OUR TIME

“Women Composers of Our Time.” This landmark event is part of EECMS’s ongoing effort

In 2013, a Thomson Reuters poll found Egypt to be the worst Arab state for women’s rights (http://news.trust.org//spotlight/poll-womens-rights-in-the-arab-world/). Just four years later, the EECMS has collaborated with the Women and Memory Forum to produce “Women Composers of Our Time.” This Continue reading “Women Composers of Our Time.” This landmark event is part of EECMS’s ongoing effort