Listen to Hany el Badry in Hikari Kiyama´s Konzert for Ney.

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.

Contemporary music celebrated a triumphal place in the Egyptian Culture life.

With backed venue, contemporary music celebrated a triumphal place in the Egyptian Culture life. Thanks to Goethe Institute and its project Carte Blanche that we consider a model that can be followed by many cultural organizations. Last November, the Project Phase in Vilnius Lithuania was already a big success. And Continue reading Contemporary music celebrated a triumphal place in the Egyptian Culture life.

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 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

Carte Blanche

  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

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 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

About Contemporary Music in Syria

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/

Interview with Young Composer Rosilla Adel – AYM Residency Participant

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

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

Women Composers of Our Time. February 27 – March 2, 2017 in Cairo

Women Composers of Our Time February 27 – March 2, 2017 With “Women Composers of Our Time”, we would like to explore the situation of women in music and especially the field of composition in different cultures from three different angles – in the course of a panel discussion, a Continue reading Women Composers of Our Time. February 27 – March 2, 2017 in Cairo

CARTE BLANCHE KAIRAS VILNIUJE | VILNIUS FEAT CAIRO

Lapkričio 29 d. | November 29 Lietuvos muzikos ir teatro akademija | Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre Egiptiečių tradicinės muzikos MEISTRIŠKUMO KURSAI | WORKSHOP For Arab Traditional Music Dalyvauja Egipto šiuolaikinės muzikos ansamblis | Egyptian Contemporary Music Ensemble A Heritage and Modernity Collaboration Project http://heritageandmodernity.info/ Reed more Into Arab Continue reading CARTE BLANCHE KAIRAS VILNIUJE | VILNIUS FEAT CAIRO

Lift to Dubai, Lithuanian – Egyptian share performance in Vilnius

Lift to Dubai  by Vykintas Baltakas Lift to Dubai (2009) for ensemble and electronics was premiered in 2009 by Ensemble Modern and conductor Franck Ollu in Konzerthaus Berlin. The Ensemble Modern and Siemens Arts Program, in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut, developed an ambitious, attractive and exotic international project into…, which Continue reading Lift to Dubai, Lithuanian – Egyptian share performance in Vilnius

كارت بلانش” في الشرق الأوسط

في إطار مبادرة التوءمة الثقافية تحت عنوان “كارت بلانش” التي ينظم لها معهد جوتة يتعاون الأنسمبل المصري المعاصر مع نظيره الليتواني LEN الشبكة الليتوانية للأنسمبل بقيادة  مايسترو و المؤلف الليتواني فيكنتاس بالتاكاس لتقديم مؤلفات بين القاهرة و العاصمة الليتوانية فيلنيوس في إطار تبادل ثقافي و موسيقي شرقي غربي يستهل به Continue reading كارت بلانش” في الشرق الأوسط

Carte Blanche

We are honoured to collaborate with the Lithuanian Ensemble Network LEN within the course of Carte Blanche which is a Goethe Institute – Initiative that encourages more openness and cultural exchange between the east and the west. The Cairo-Vilnius project manages to bring together all compositions that comprise European modernism Continue reading Carte Blanche

EECMS at Donemus Publishers

EECMS at Donemus Publishers’ Donemus Publisher Denhaag and the European-Egyptain Contemporary Music Society are jointly organising a round table discussion including several topics such as the status of Middle-Eastern composers and publishing their music and where do they stand from the global publishing movement now. The participants will also try to shed some light on Continue reading EECMS at Donemus Publishers

Our ensemble’s new page is now ready

with more updates and news of the latest activities of ECME. The page will also feature exclusive introductions to the members of the ensemble and its guests! Kindly, like it and share it among your interested friends! يسعدنا متابعتكم لصفحتنا المخصصة لأخبار الأُنسٌمبل المصري للموسيقى المعاصرة حيث ستجدوا كل ما Continue reading Our ensemble’s new page is now ready