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Christophe Sturzenegger leading 3 Modern Classical Music Concerts in Egypt


October 28, 2019

AUC Concert

At 8:00 pm

Ewart Hall, AUC Tahrir Campus

October 29, 2019

Cairo Conservatory Concert

At 2:30 pm

Malak Gabr Arts Theater

We are thrilled to have Swiss composer and conductor Christophe Sturzenegger in Cairo this month. Sturzenegger will be leading three modern classical concerts with Egyptian musicians performing L’Histoire du Soldat for Igor Stravinsky and his own creation La Reine des Neiges. The two compositions will be performed by Claire Dassesse (violin), Amr Imam (clarinet), Tamer Fahmy (bassoon), Vincent Kessi (trumpet), Vincent Métrailler (trombone), Karim Adnan (double bass) To’Aa Ali (percussion) and David Tawfik (narrator), at the Cairo Conservatory, Tahrir Culture Center, and the American University (New Cairo Campus), on the 28th, 29th and 30th of October.

Born in Geneva, musician Christophe Sturzenegger has won a number of awards given by advanced conservatories (Horn, Piano, Music Theory, Harmony). As a COMPOSER, Sturzenegger has been published by Woodbrass Music and has a catalogue of about fifteen works, including various commissioned compositions (primarily for the Concours Suisse de Musique pour la Jeunesse [Swiss Musical Competition for Youth]).

Dates and Times:

Monday, October 28, 2019 Ewart Memorial Hall, Tahrir campus 8:00
Tuesday, October 29 2019 Abu Bakr Khayrat Hall, Cairo Conservatory, Giza 2:30 Wednesday, October 30 2019 Malak Gabr Arts Theater, 1:00


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