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Nayer Nagui

conductor, composer

Born in Alexandria, 1970. Joined the Alexandria Conservatoire, where he studied Piano under  the Italian Prof. Herta Pappo. Furthered his Musical studies in Cairo, where he obtained the  advanced cerDficate of the Royal Schools of Music, London, in Piano performing and Theory of  Music, 1996.

Studied conducDng with Prof. Maestro Dominique Rouits at L’Ecole Normale de Musique de  Paris where he obtained his diploma of conducDng in 2001.

His vast repertoire ranges from Symphonic, Opera, Oratorios and Ballet conducDng to Musicals,  and Light Music. Among it, Rossini’s 3 comic Operas, Verdi’s “Aida”, “RigoleZo”, “Ballo in  Maschera”, La “Traviata” Puccini’s “Tosca”, “La Boheme”, DonizzeD’s “L’elixir d’amore” and  Mozart’s “Die Zauber flote and Cosi fan tuZe”, Maroun Rahi’s “Antar wa Abla”.

His Ballet repertoire includes, Prokofiev’s  “Romeo & Juliet”, Ravel’s “Bolero”, Khatchaturian’s  “Spartacus”, Theodorakis’s “Zorba”, Tshaikovsky’s “Nut cracker”, “Swan Lake” , Adam’s “Le  Corsaire”, “Giselle”, Minkus’s “Don QuixoZe”, “La Bayadère” and Stravinski’s “Fire bird”.

As for Oratorios and Choral works, it includes Mozart, Brahms, Fauré and Verdi Requiems as well  as Rossini’s PeDte Messe Solennelle, Schubert Stabat MaZer, Vivaldi’s and Poulenc’s Glorias,  Saygun’s Yunus Emre,Prokofiev’s “Alexander Nevski” Cantata, Mozart C minor Mass, Beethoven  C Major Mass as well as Orff’s Carmina Burana.

He wrote many composiDons and arrangements for Choir, Orchestra and Soloists, performed in  Egypt and in several InternaDonal FesDvals around the world, amongst them the music for the  celebraDon convened by the Ministry of Culture marking the Golden Jubilee of the  naDonalizaDon of Suez Canal, the music for the celebraDon convened by the Algerian Ministry of  Culture marking Algiers as the Capital of Arabic Culture in 2006.His Arrangements of Sayyed  Darwish songs for Choir won the Silver award for Stylish interpretaDon of Arabic Music in  “Prague Voices” Choir CompeDDon 2012,and a Silver diploma in the “World Choir Games”  compeDDon in Sochi 2016.

The Founder and the Musical Director of the “Cairo CelebraDon Choir”, a Choir of 120 members  performing famous Chorus works and Oratorios.

He is also a Musical Director of Disney’s dubbing animaDon in Arabic language.

Former ArDsDc Director and Principal Conductor of Cairo Opera Orchestra , as well as sharing  the baton with famous French Conductor Michel Piquemal in the yearly InternaDonal FesDval of  “Coro de Tres Culturas” in Morocco and Spain.

Recently appointed as Principal Conductor for the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Orchestra.

In addiDon to his yearly program with Orchestras and Choirs in Egypt, he also conducted Lecce  Symphony Orchestra and Calabria Chamber Orchestra from Italy, European Camerata from the  U.K, Ensemble Georges SolD from Hungary, the Bonner Vokalisten from Germany, Moroccan  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Algerian Symphony Orchestra, Orquesta Joven di Andalucia  from Spain, the Royal Oman Symphony Orchestra, Minsk FesDval Orchestra from Belarus,  Shenzen Symphony Orchestra from China and Kappabachi Opera ensemble from Japan.