CAIRO – 19 October 2019: Renowned Egyptian singer Hany shaker to perform at Cairo Opera House on November 5 as part of the Arab Music Festival.
The iconic singer is also scheduled to perform two concerts in the United States on Nov. 16, 17.
Shaker participated as well with a concert at Citadel Music Festival on August 23.
The prominent annual music festival kicked off on August 18 – September 1 under the auspices of the Egyptian minister of culture Inas Abdel Dayem and the head of Cairo Opera House Magdy Saber.
Shaker also performed live at the second edition of Festival international de Siliana, in Tunisia, on August 15.
The Musician’s Syndicate announced Shaker as the new head of the syndicate on July 31, after an election, in which he received 1532 voices, was held. Hany Shaker’s competitor in the election, Mustafa Kamel, received 589 voices.
The veteran Egyptian singer performed a massive concert in the Saudi city, Jeddah, on July 5.
Shaker performed for the first time in Saudi Arabia on March 26. He was accompanied by renowned Egyptian maestro Selim Sahab.
Poet Naser el-Geel will collaborate with the prominent singer in a new song entitled “Shabahek Awi” (We are alike). “Shabahek Awi” is composed by Mohamed Dia’a and distributed by Bassem Moneir.
Shaker was born in Cairo in 1952. He started his musical career at a very young age in Abdel Halim Hafez choral in the song “Sora” (Photo). Later, Shaker performed the role of young Sayed Darwish in the movie “Sayed Darwish”.
He studied music in the Cairo Conservatoire. In 1972, while he was a student in the second year, he released his first breakthrough hit “Heloua Ya Donia” (It’s a wonderful life). Shaker had much support from the musical legends at that time, such as Umm Kulthum, Mohamed Abdel Wahab and Abdel Halim Hafez, as they believed in his talent.
Shaker’s musical repertoire includes more than 461 songs such as “Ghalta” (A mistake), “El Helm El Gameel” (The beautiful dream), “Tekhsary” (You will lose), among others. Shaker is the current head of the Egyptian Musicians Syndicate.