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Oct 07 2015


The brand new season of Abu Dhabi Classics brings an eight-month-long collection of classical live shows and performances by a number of the world’s main musicians and orchestras in Western and Jap classical music.

With a brand new and expanded programme of 26 performances within the UAE capital, Saadiyat Island, Liwa desert and historic websites within the emirate’s heritage heartland of Al Ain, the brand new season will run till Might 2016.

Dropped at you by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Tradition Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) the music programme additionally contains the Emirati Music Sequence, Bait Al Oud Live performance Collection, the World Intangible Heritage by way of Music Collection and, beneath the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Shamsa bint Hamdan Al Nahyan, the Umsiyat occasions in Mushrif Park.

Opening its doorways to orchestras from Asia, the 2015/16 Classics programme will begin with the Symphony Orchestra of India performing in October adopted by the celebrated China Philharmonic Orchestra in Could.

Among the many highlights of the season shall be Jordi Savall’s tour of the emirate together with his creation ‘Ibn Battuta Traveller of Islam’and the return of the Metropolis of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra from the UK.

In January, Abu Dhabi will host the rising ensemble of the Iberian Peninsula, the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia, with two live shows, together with Gustav Mahler’s spectacular sixth Symphony and Manuel de Falla’s symphonic homage to his nation’s Hispano-Arabic previous, ‘The Nights within the Gardens of Spain’.

Considered one of classical music’s biggest stars, the Argentinian/Swiss pianist Martha Argerich, along with violin virtuoso Gidon Kremer and his Baltic string ensemble, Kremerata Baltica will debut their first look within the Gulf area in February 2016 whereas the world-leading Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra  will play three live shows devoted to Beethoven’s Symphonic work and to up to date music in March 2016.

Given this 12 months’s theme and the hyperlink between music and poetry, the distinguished poets, Adonis and Gulzar, in addition to main musicians comparable to Oud grasp Naseer Shamma and German baritone Matthias Goerne may also make appearances in the course of the Classics season.

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Oct 07 2015




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