NewsMozart Great Mass in C Minor K427
"For the first time in Egypt, “Mozart’s Grand Mass in C Minor K427” performed by the Cairo Celebration Choir for Soloists, Double Choir and Orchestra.
The Great Mass in C minor is the common name of the last musical setting of the mass by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, composed in Vienna in 1782 and 1783. For the first time in Egypt, “Mozart’s Grand Mass in C Minor K427” was performed by the Cairo Celebration Choir for Soloists, Double Choir and Orchestra.”
The performance was staged on two consecutive evenings, on 17 June at the All Saints Cathedral, Zamalek, and on 18 June at the Basilique Cathédrale in Heliopolis under the baton of the Cairo Celebration Choir music director Nayer Nagui. Studying the repertoire, and the actual performance was considered a leap in the artistic and musical level of the entity established over 15 years ago.
The Cairo Celebration Choir was accompanied by soloists; sopranos Dima Bawab and Dina Iskander, tenor Hisham ElGuindy, and bass-baritone Reda ElWakil and an orchestra that incorporates members of both the Cairo Opera and the Cairo Symphony orchestras.