Egyptian pianist, Mohamed Shams

EGYPT MINI-SERIES FEBRUARY 2013 
LINCOLN CENTER

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
BRUNO WALTER AUDITORIUM
(entrance @ 111 Amsterdam Avenue @ 64th street)



PROGRAM

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 2 @ 2.30 PM
Opera in Arabic:
On translating opera into classical and colloquial Egyptian Arabic, with Baritone Raouf Zaidan, Bass Baritone Ashraf Sewailam and Kamel Boutros, piano – moderated by Nimet Habachy of WQXR Classical Music Station New York



SUNDAY FEBRUARY 3 @ 2.30 PM
Music for Piano and French Horn:
Recital by Amr Selim (winner, Northeast Horn competition 2012), and Seba Ali, both winners of the 2012 Ackerman Chamber Music competition 2012 at Stony Brook, NY
And a choreographic offering specially created for Seba and Amr by Cherylyn Lavagnino with Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance (CLD) dancers Ramona Kelley and Justin Flores

MONDAY FEBRUARY 4 @ 6 PM
Music of Arab American composer Mohammed Fairouz
With the Cadillac Moon Ensemble, Ensemble 212 and the Mimesis Ensemble
Curated by Katie Reimer



WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 13 6PM
Classical Arabic Music
Egyptian Song 1915-2000 from Sayed Darwish to Ammar El Shereie
A musical journey with singer Ahmad Gamal

Introduction by Nimet Habachy WQXR Classical Music Station New York

FOUR THURSDAYS EGYPTIAN FILM SERIES @ 6PM
Thursday February 7: Alexandria Again And Forever (Youssef Shahine)
February 14: The Water Bearer Is Dead (Salah Abu Seif)
February 21: Date Wine (Radwan Al-Kashef)
February 28: One-Zero (Kamla Abu Zikry)

*In collaboration with ArteEast, curated by Mohammed Shawky



LOBBY
Images from Tahrir: Egypt’s Revolution photographic slide show

*ADMISSION FREE SEATING LIMITED, NO RESERVATIONS

FOR DETAILS, PLEASE CHECK THE NYPL/PA WEBSITE/PUBLIC PROGRAMS/ EGYPT MINI-SERIES
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FEBRUARY 14 @ 7pm
Pianist Mohamed Shams

14TH VAN CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION SCREENING AUDITION
CASPARY AUDITORIUM, ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY
1230 YORK AVENUE @66TH STREET

*ADMISSION FREE