He wrote several orchestral, chamber compositions and piano works. In 1981 he got a scholarship to pursue post graduate studies in composition at the Vienna Music Academy, where he studied with Prof. T. Christian David and the British Frances Burt. In 1987 Rageh Daoud obtained the graduate diploma form the Vienna Academy, and later in 1988 the "Magister Artium' form the Vienna Academy of Music. At the end of 1988 Rageh Daoud returned to Egypt to resume his teaching career at the Cairo Conservatoire, where he is now Professor at the Dept. of Composition and Conducting. Rageh Daoud has his active role in the musical life in Egypt and abroad, where works of his were performed in Cairo, Alexandria, Vienna, Italy Germany, Paris, Czech, London, Spain, Canada, Hungary and Poland. He was awarded several prizes in cinema Festivals especially the National Festival for feature films in Cairo, the Alexandria film festival, the critic's association, etc.
for his film music for feature and documentary films. He has also founded and conducted the Chamber Orchestra of the Hanager Center of the Ministry of Culture, to help promoting contemporary Egyptian music. 1997 he got the State Encouragement in musical composition from Ministry of Culture for his Work "Two Portrait for String Orchestra". 1997 the participate the “Concorso Pianistico Internazionale – Premio F. Durante” in Napoli as a jurist. In 1997 He was also invited by the S.I.M.S.
in Secelia to join the “Conferenza Musicale Mediterranea” to play is work “Pasacaglia for lute and Organ and strings in Palermo, Messina and Catania. In 1997 He was also invited by the “ Marschner Festival Hinterzarten “ to play and conduct some of his works. Since 2001, he is the Chairman of the Committee for Music, Opera, and Ballet in the Supreme Council of Culture. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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