Watch the interview with H.E. Mr. Julius Georg Luy Germany Ambassador in Cairo after the First Carte Blanche Concert
Ensemble Mosaik in Cairo
Cairo Contemporary Music Days 2018
my Voice, your Voice, our Voice
Meet Luis Tabuenca  Saturday, 14 April Room Arts Space
Ensemble Mosaik in Cairo
Transmedial Composing – Social Media Opera & Social Composing
Great start of our ´´Music Talks´´ series in 2018
EECMS & AYM
Contemporary music celebrated a triumphal place in the Egyptian Culture life.
صوتي، صوتك، صوتنا

Is´t global!!

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 – Cairo Contemporary Music Days 2018

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

meine Stimme, deine Stimme, unsere Stimme project

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

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.

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

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 القانون و الناي و الفيولينة و الطبلة لعرض إمكانات الآلات Continue reading Coverage of the ECME residency at Aldeburgh Young Musicians (2) إقامة فنية في ألدبرة للموسيقيين الشباب

Coverage of the ECME residency at Aldeburgh Young Musicians (1)

Today marks the kick start for the residency of our musicians (Nesma Abdelaziz, Hany el Badry, Saber Abdelsattar and Hossam Shehata) accompanied by young composers Rosilla Adel and Bahaa Ansary. The musicians are collaborating with English composers Tom Coult and Jan Hendricks to coach the young musicians of Aldeburgh. A Continue reading Coverage of the ECME residency at Aldeburgh Young Musicians (1)

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 ala Taqsim – Solo Violincello Anahita Abassi (Iran): No I 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 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