Emad Hamdy : anyone who is at all interested in classical guitar, can hardly avoid this name. Hamdy has enjoyed
an outstanding reputation internationally as a classical guitarist, and the music press has included him in the Pantheon
of the world's best guitarist. Anyone who has attended to just one of his countless concert will gladly agree with
this assessment. Emad Hamdy has accomplished something that few people achieve in our day,
The perfect harmony of virtuosity , musicality and interpretation.
This prominent guitarist is often heard performing Recitals, Chamber works and Orchestral works as he was the first
guitarist in Egypt plays guitar concerto with Cairo Symphony Orchestra in 1988.
Hamdy Formed many unique classical chamber ensembles for the first time in Egypt including guitar duos with Violin,
Flute, Cello, Soprano and, Piano. He offers an exciting and fresh repertoire of original Arrangements of many
classical works as well as Argentine Tangos, Spanish Dances and Latin -American Folk Songs.
In Mon. 22 Jan. 2007 Main Hall, Cairo Opera House, Emad Hamdy performed with Cairo Opera
Orchestra for the first time in egypt Rodrigo's masterpiece "Concierto de Aranjuez"
for guitar and orchestra, the most famous and most acclaimed guitar concierto ever written,
Composed by "Joaquin Rodrigo" , conducted by the Swiss conductor Maestro "Thomas Herzog".
"When Emad Hamdy plays, the difficulties of the guitar seem to disappear and you are swept away by the poetry,
elegance and sensitivity of his interpretations.There is never a moments doubt about Hamdy’s awesome authority
whenever he touches a guitar. Hard to believe that there was just one Man and his guitar on stage because
Hmady had the whole orchestra at his fingertips…. (Al Ahram weekly...)"