Celebrating 125 years

of movies greatest hits

Bringing Egypt’s movie songs to life through a grand re-orchestration

Cairo symphony orchestra

It was founded in 1959 under its first principal conductor Franz Litschauer. Since 1990, the orchestra has succeeded in reaching new horizons in both repertoire, outreach to public and artistic level. Works by Bruckner, Mahler, Ravel, Debussy, Bartok, Hindemith, Stravinsky, Prokofiev and Shostakovich have become an integral part of the Orchestra’s repertoire.

The Cairo Symphony Orchestra as part of its mission towards audience with no previous profound exposure to classical music heritage performs concerts dedicated to musical education and appreciation. The Cairo Symphony Orchestra has been conducted by many international guest conductors & during the past years, the Cairo Symphony Orchestra has regularly toured many European countries with great success. The Cairo Symphony Chamber Orchestra includes the best performers of the orchestra who form the artistic core of the orchestra.