„meine Stimme, deine Stimme, unsere Stimme“ Cairo premiere
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
Looking back at perhaps the most successful Cairo Contemporary Music Days edition ever
Ensemble Mosaik with intensive academic activities in Cairo
Watch the interview with H.E. Mr. Julius Georg Luy Germany Ambassador in Cairo after the First Carte Blanche Concert

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

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

ECME at Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2016

Gaudeamusmuziekweek 2016 http://www.muziekweek.nl/programma/vague-contemporaine/ Programme ECME concert the Gaudeamus festival On the 10th of September 2016 at the TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, the Netherlands Participating Works: Bahaa Al Ansary (EGY 1991) – L’Éternité du Nil Zaid Jabri (SYR/POL 1975) – Fluctus Wilbert Bulsink (NLD 1983) – nieuw werk Bart de Vrees (NLD 1974) – Meenemenemeneem, elegie Continue reading ECME at Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2016

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