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EGYPT MINI-SERIES: Opera in Arabic


February 2, 2013

Program Locations:

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium


Ashraf SewailamAshraf Sewailam

A performance-discussion that will explore the relatively new world of singing opera in Arabic. A panel, moderated by Nimet Habachy of WQXR/WNYC will look at the adaptability of rendering this primarily European idiom into Arabic.

The program features:
Raouf Zaidan, Baritone
Ashraf Sewailam, Bass Baritone
and Kamel Boutros, pianist.










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