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

my Voice, your Voice, our Voice

من أولى الجلسات التحضيرية لمشروع “صوتى صوتك صوتنا” الذى سيعرض خلال مهرجان القاهرة للموسيقى المعاصرة فى الفترة من 24 حتى 28 أبريل المقبل باشتراك كوكبة من مؤلفي الموسيقي منهم بريجيتا منتندورف وهامس زيدل وجاكلين جورج وعلا سعد. From the first session of our project “my voice, your voice, our voice” Continue reading my Voice, your Voice, our Voice

Transmedial Composing – Social Media Opera & Social Composing

Saturday  13th January  7.30 p.m. Goethe – Institut Kairo 17, Hussein Wassef st. Mesaha Square, Dokki The EECMS  holds “Music Talks” series in 2018.  The series that promotes the general and essential knowledge of music development which comes from a strong belief in the importance of understanding the progress in Continue reading Transmedial Composing – Social Media Opera & Social Composing

صوتي، صوتك، صوتنا

یهدى المشروع لذكرى الفنان أحمد بسیوني أحد شهداء ثورة 25 ینایر، والذي یعتقد في قوة الصوت. بسیوني أوحى .أجیال من دارسي الفنون البصریة لاستخدام آذانهم للحصول على رؤیة شمولیة أفضل من العالم یهدف هذ ا المشروع إلى استخدام الصوت البشري والأصوات الموسیقیة كأداة للمساعدة في خلق المزید من تأثیر كلامي Continue reading صوتي، صوتك، صوتنا

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

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

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