Launching Manassat 2019. Manassat is a platform integrated into our Nordic Focus Project, mainly bringing and implementing collaborations between Arab Artists and Nordic countries. Since there is a large investment from the Nordic side, bringing many top notch ensembles and artists to the Continue reading Launching Manassat 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, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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. 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 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 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 Continue reading Luis Tabuenca – Cairo Contemporary Music Days 2018
Luis Tabuenca´s Autorretrato at the Cairo contemporary music days 2018. 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 Continue reading Meet Luis Tabuenca Saturday, 14 April Room Arts Space