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Cairo’s Golden Age: Tribute to Mohamed Abdel Wahab

The heyday of the musical revival in the Arabic-speaking region, the 50s/60s/70s

Tom Cohen, dirigent

Youssef Jrifi, zang

Arab and Western music come together in a collaboration between the Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra and Metropole Orkest. At the beginning of 2022, the work of Mohamed Abdel Wahab, legendary Egyptian composer, singer and actor, will guide you through the musical highlights of Cairo’s Golden Age. You will hear his biggest hits, which were made famous by artists such as Umm Kulthum, Abdelhalim Hafez, Warda Al Jazairia, Asmahan, Farid Al Atrash and Fairouz. His work contributed to a new identity of music in the Arab world.

In collaboration with:
Soloists of the Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra, Metropole Orkest
Youssef Jrifi & Fadwa Al Malki – vocals
Orchestra conducted by Tom Cohen

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Sat 12 Mar, 8:30 pm
Schouwburg Concertzaal Tilburg (locatie schouwburg), Tilburg