Omar Khairat and Ramzi Yassa - Alburouj Arena

08:00 PM



Event Details

In Celebration of The Grand Opening 

El Sawy Culturewheel - AL Burouj is proud to announce the launch of an extraordinary Stage at AL Burouj located near the entrance of El Shorouk City on the Ismalia road. 
Together we are brining an exceptional program closer to our audience from the east side of Cairo. 

We call it  The Grand Opening , not only because the size of our breathtaking outdoor  _stage_  but for the amazing program that is awaiting you. 

08:00pm  The guest of honor  *Ramzy Yassa*, one of the world’s most recognized pianists.

08:40 pm Break

09:00pm The night goes on with the legendary Egyptian composer *Omar Khayrat* and his Orchestra. 

The celebrations won't be complete without you. We wish to celebrate this magical evening together, and many more in the coming weeks.







About the artist

Omar Khairat & Ramzi Yassa

Omar Khairat

Maestro ‘Omar Khairat is famous Egyptian composer, pianist, founder and conductor of "‘Omar Khairat Band". He was born in Cairo, raised in a family of musicians. His uncle is Abou-Bakr Khairat, the great Egyptian composer and architect, established the “Cairo Conservatoire” and enriched the Arab music with great symphonic pieces. Influenced by this legacy, ‘Omar Khairat discovered new musical dimensions in the emotions and memories of the Egyptian and Arab personality. He joined the Cairo Conservatoire in 1959, studied piano with Italian Maestro Vincenzo Carro and followed correspondence courses in music theory and composition with the Trinity College in England. ‘Omar Khairat shaped his musical identity as a professional independent composer achieving new musical visions characterized with deepness and richness.

Ramzi Yassa

is an Egyptian pianist. An outstanding member of the first batch of musicians trained at the Cairo Conservatory, Yassa graduated in Moscow's Tchaikovsky Conservatory, taking part in the 1974 Tchaikovsky competition, where he earned an Honorary certificate. He then launched a concert career, settling in Paris. Three years later, he was the first Egyptian pianist to win a major piano competition—the 'Paloma O'Shea' Santander International Piano Competition.

The first Arab pianist to record Beethoven's piano concertos (Cairo Symphony Orchestra, Ahmed El Saedi), Ramzi Yassa has performed in halls as renowned as the Vienna's Musikverein, the Berliner Philharmonie, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Barbican Centre, the Royal Albert Hall or the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, collaborating with conductors such as Zubin Mehta, Charles Groves and Vladimir Ashkenazy. A teacher in Paris' École Normale. He is a recipient of the Liszt Centennial Commemorative Medal as well as the 2007 Egyptian State Prize for Music, for the first time awarded to a performing musician.