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Omar Khairat to perform two concerts at Cairo Opera House in October

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Acclaimed Egyptian composer Omar Khairat will give two concerts at the Cairo Opera House on October 3-4.

Khairat is set to perform some of his most famous musical compositions.

The Opera House has set conditions and instructions for entering the concert:

  • Wearing appropriate formal clothing.
  • Entry is not allowed without wearing masks.
  • Photography is forbidden
  • Maintain social distancing
  • Changing seats is not allowed. Each attendee should abide by the number of seat on their ticket.
  • No children under seven years of age.

 

A fantastic life and career

The veteran composer is the founder and conductor of the Omar Khairat Band.

In 1959, Khairat joined the Cairo Conservatoire, which is regarded as the premier music conservatory in Egypt.He studied piano and musical theory with Italian Maestro Vincenzo Carro.

After graduating, he continued his studies at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in England.

Khairat was born in Cairo and raised in a family of musicians. His uncle, Abou-Bakr Khairat, is a great Egyptian composer of classical music. Abou-Bakr Khairat was the founder of the Conservatoire Institute. Additionally, his grandfather Mahmoud Khairat was a musician, poet, and painter

His compositions have been featured in various, well-known movies and TV shows.

Khairat’s official Facebook page recently announced that he won the most influential music figure award for 2022 from Daily News Egypt.

The post Omar Khairat to perform two concerts at Cairo Opera House in October appeared first on Egypt Independent.

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