A Cappella Choir
The A Cappella Choir was founded in 1999
to perform non-operatic works of the
standard choral repertoire.
In 2000, with the appointment of
Maya Gvineria as choir master, the
activities started in earnest.
Purposeful and intensive work
considerably improved the choir’s
Under the artistic supervision of
Maestro Ahmed Elsaedi the choir plays an
important role in the Cairo Symphony
Orchestra, performing both sacred and
One of the highlights of this
collaboration was Handel’s oratorio The
Messiah in December 2000.
Ever since, the Symphony Orchestra and
the A Cappella Choir have enjoyed
successful performances of the great
masterpieces of choral and symphonic