Sunday 04 April 2021
Maestro Nader Abbasi reaped the praises of the public, and was able to draw the world’s attention during the ceremony of the procession of the transfer of royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum to the Museum of Civilization in Fustat.
In the following lines, we review the most important information about Nader Abbasi:
Born in Cairo on September 8, 1963.
He obtained a BA in Conservatoire from the Higher Institute of Music for the Fagot Machine in 1985.
– He holds a BA in Music Composition from the Higher Institute of Conservatory Music in 1986.
Received a BA from the Geneva Conservatory for opera singing in 1992.
Obtained a diploma in orchestra leadership from the International Academy of Musical Expression of Symphony Orchestra, France, 1999.
He holds the Swiss nationality in addition to his Egyptian nationality.
He held many positions, the most important of which was the first “Fagot” player for the Cairo Symphony Orchestra until 1986.
He worked as an opera singer at the Geneva Opera, Switzerland, from 1992 until 2001.
The maestro held many positions, the most important of which were: first fagot player for the Cairo Symphony Orchestra until 1986, and first for the Geneva Chamber Orchestra “Switzerland” from 1987 to 1992.
– Worked as senior fagot player for the vocal and orchestral group Lausanne “Switzerland” Michel Corbo 1989 to 1995
He also worked as an opera singer at the Geneva Opera, Switzerland, from 1992 to 2001.
He held the position of the main conductor of the Cairo Opera Orchestra from 2001 until 2011, and the main conductor of the Peace Orchestra in France from 2004.
He worked as a member of the jury for the International Opera Singing Competition in Sweden from 2008 to 2013.
He led many international orchestras, the most important of which are Marseille Philharmonic, Bordeaux Philharmonic, Peace France, and the Aida Opera Orchestra in France, China, Russia, America and Germany
In 2002, they started collaborating with the great musician Omar Khairat, and they performed many major concerts inside and outside Egypt.
He won a number of awards, most notably the Excellence in Performance and Leadership Award from the International Music Camp in the United States of America in 1980 and 1982, the First Prize for Composing for Chamber Music in 1986 from the Supreme Council of Culture, and the Special Award for Musical Performance for the Mozart Composer Competition in Geneva in 1992.