Religious Chanting Troupe celebrates birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) on Oct. 28-29



Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 01:32 GMT


Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 01:32 GMT

FILE- Cairo Opera House

FILE- Cairo Opera House

CAIRO – 26 October 2020: The Egyptian Opera House celebrates the birth anniversary of the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) through two concerts held in Cairo and Alexandria opera houses on October 28 – 29.


The first concert will be held on October 28 in Sayed Darwish Theater in Alexandria Opera House, while the second concert will be held on October 29 in Al-Gomhoriya Theater in Cairo at 8 p.m.


Numerous spiritual music and chanting will be presented in borth concerts.


The Cairo concert will be led by Maestro Alaa Abdel-Salam, and performed by Wala Rumaih, Tamer Nagah, Ibrahim Farouk, Hossam Saqr, Ahmed el-Omari, Eid Abu al-Magd, Mohammad Abdel Hamid and Wael el-Sarraj.


As for the Alexandria concert, it will be held under the leadership of Maestro Omar Farhat, with the participation of Samah Abbas, Ahmed Nafeh, Mohamed Abdel Tawab, Hatem Zeidan, Taha Hussein, Bilal Mukhtar, Ahmed Hassan and Ashraf Ziedan.


It is known that the Religious Chanting Troupe was founded by the late musician Abdel Halim Nouira in 1972 and began its first concerts under his leadership in 1973 with the aim to preserve the religious singing heritage.


The troupe specialized in presenting religious works and melodies, training and adopting promising young voices on religious chants and invocations. 


It annually participates in the revival of “Ramadan Nights” through the Ramadan Opera Program, in addition to its participation in reviving all religious events throughout the year on the various opera house theaters in Cairo, Alexandria and Damanhour.




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