Valerie Farag Memorial Concert

Thursday, March 22, 2018
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Oriental Hall, AUC Tahrir Square
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Mai Rashdan
Department of the Arts

 This is a special event dedicated to the memory of AUC late professor, soprano, music producer, Valerie de Casas Farag; it is planned and put together in a collaborative production between Valerie’s family and The School of Humanities and Social Sciences, where Ms. Farag served for more than 3 decades till 2006.  The event will feature the best performers’ who new Valerie and worked together in the regions.  Names will be revealed in time

Valerie de Casas created a series of Chamber music events entitled Musical Bouquets.  They were numbered serially.   Through these many concerts, Ms. Farag enriched not only the cultural life of Cairo, but as well the literature of music by creating patrons of the art, commissioning new works.  She brought the best musicians (American, Egyptian, European) to the series giving concerts in Cairo, Alexandria, Egypt and abroad.  Valerie’s impact on Cairo cultural life was predominant.  

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