Hisham Gabr Resume

      The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Chamber Orchestra (BACO) was founded in 2002, with the beginning of the Arts Center's activities. Since its foundation, the BACO has given over five hundred concerts in Egypt and abroad covering different classical, Arabic, light Egyptian and international music including various World Premieres of classical international works.
The BACO has performed with many Egyptian and international soloists and conductors. It has also performed together with international visiting groups, such as: the London Chamber Players, the BIT 20 group, the Geneva Chamber Orchestra, the Syrian National Orchestra, the Lithuania Symphonic Orchestra, the World Festival Choir, and the Bonner Vokalisten Choir.
In 2014, the BACO started a touring project to present the iconic masterpieces of classical music in different Egyptian governorates started with performing the iconic Mozart's Requiem in Alexandria and Cairo, which attracted unprecedented audience of around 2500 in both concerts. The Orchestra has also initiated a series of Musical Recitals which take place in the art Exhibition galleries of the Bibliotheca once a month under the title “ The Eye Hears and the Ear Sees”.

Updated:  October 15, 2015

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