France and Egypt (Cairo), 21 – 25 June 2014

performance at the ‘Pensées sauvages’ Festival in Dourdan (France) near Paris

I was invited by the French-Iranian pianist Taher Jalily

the Nile in Cairo, close to the Opera House where I played

master class at the Cairo Conservatory

Entrance to the Cairo Opera House

composer Mohamed Abdelwahad Abdelfatah (with wife and son), whose new blues I premiered at the Opera House