In collaboration with French Cultural Institute, the Cairo Symphony Orchestra gave a recital of romantic music under the baton of Ahmed El Saedi, featuring solo violinist Hossam Shehata and mezzo-soprano Katarzyna Krzyżanowska. The program included Karol Szymanowski’s Love Songs of Hafiz, in commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the composer’s death, as well as Philipe Hersant’s Au temps d’un rêve, Édouard Lalo’s Symphonie Espagnole, Ali Osman Al-Haj’s An Hour in Boswil, and Ravel’s Rapsodie Espagnole.
Saturday, March 4, 2017 | 8:00 p.m.
La Touche Française – A Commemoration of Szymanowski’s Death Anniversary
Cairo Opera House, Main Hall
Opera Land، EL GEZIRAH، Zamalek, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Tickets & Info: cairoopera.org.eg