Programmes for operatic performances

Scope and Content

Manuscripts of programmes for performances, handwritten in Arabic script, the two performances mentioned are 'Marriage of Antar' which was performed at The National Arabic Opera in the presence of Kadil Tawfiq I. The second performance is of 'Telemachus son of Ulysses' which was possibly performed by the Qurdahi troupes at the Opera House in Cairo, Egypt.


These papers were found in no particular order and are listed systematically in the following order.

  • Programme for a performance of 'Marriage of Antar'
  • Programme of an opera performance of 'Telemachus son of Ulysses'