Al Nour Wal Amal Orchestra at Cairo Opera House Summer Festival - Cairo Opera House official Facebook page
CAIRO – 5 July 2018: The Cairo Opera House opened its Summer Festival events, which takes place in Cairo, Alexandria and Damanhur, with a concert for Al Nour Wal Amal Orchestra (Light and Hope) on Wednesday July 4, 2018, at the Open Theatre.
Al Nour Wal Amal is considered to be the only orchestra in the world to perform without musical notes as it consists of blind women. Several prominent musicians led the orchestra such as Andre Ryder, Ahmed Abul Eid, and Ali Othman, among others.
The festival’s program includes 58 concerts varying from jazz concerts to religious hymns concerts; ten concerts will take place at the Cairo Opera House's Open Theatre from July 4 to 19, and four concerts in the Damanhur Opera, 14 concerts at the Sayed Darwish theatre and El Romany Theater in Kom el-Dekka, Alexandria, will take place from July 18 to 30.
The festival includes several musical and dancing performances for great artists, and presents a collection of Arab and foreign shows such as, Habanera, Alla Turca (Turkish March), Mozart Serenade, Longa Ryad, Greek Zorba ballet, Farandole and many other performances.