Kinan Azmeh Shines at a Global Musical Performance for Abu Dhabi Festival in Germany

Kinan Azmeh Shines at a Global Musical Performance

Sponsored by main partner Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala) Kinan Azmeh Shines at a Global Musical Performance for Abu Dhabi Festival in Germany As part of the special commissioning and production works and under the sponsorship of its main partner Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), the 18th edition of the Abu Dhabi Festival 2021, held under the theme “The Future Starts Now”, presented a new global musical performance at the Pierre Boulez Saal hall in Berlin, Germany on Friday  June 18th and Sunday 20th. The Performance featured the 2019 Opusklassik award winner…

Abu Dhabi Festival Presents Virtuoso Nicola Benedetti Telling the ‘Story of the Violin’

Abu Dhabi Festival Presents Virtuoso Nicola Benedetti Telling the ‘Story

Abu Dhabi Festival Presents Virtuoso Nicola Benedetti Telling the ‘Story of the Violin’ In words and music, Benedetti passionately tells the story of four famous compositions by Biber, Bach, Paganini and Ysaÿe Under the sponsorship of its lead partner Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), the 18th edition of the Abu Dhabi Festival, held under the theme ‘The Future Starts Now’, unveils The Story of the Violin, a unique performance by star violinist Nicola Benedetti, CBE on 29 June. The intimate virtual concert will feature Benedetti, alone on a rustic stage, vividly…

Exclusive Performances by Naseer Shamma Conclude Abu Dhabi Festival’s Global Oud Forum

مهرجان أبوظبي يختتم ملتقى العود العالمي بـ 3 مقطوعات موسيقية

Addressing the challenges of streaming the forum programme online Exclusive Performances by Naseer Shamma Conclude Abu Dhabi Festival’s Global Oud Forum As part of a special commission and production, and with the sponsorship of its lead partner, Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), the 18th edition of Abu Dhabi Festival (ADF), held under the theme ‘The Future Starts Now’, streamed the final episode of the Global Oud Forum across its digital channels, featuring Arab oud master and UNESCO Artist for Peace, Naseer Shamma, with three exclusive oud performances by Shamma himself. In…

Abu Dhabi Festival Streams Episode Six of Global Oud Forum في حلقة جديدة من ملتقى العود العالمي

Abu Dhabi Festival Streams Episode Six of Global Oud Forum

Featuring performances by oud players from Turkey, Libya, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia Abu Dhabi Festival Streams Episode Six of Global Oud Forum 2021 As part of a special commission and production, and with the sponsorship of its lead partner, Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), the 18th edition of Abu Dhabi Festival (ADF), held under the theme ‘The Future Starts Now’, streamed the 6th episode of the Global Oud Forum across its digital channels. The episode featured participation of a select group of oud players from Turkey, Libya, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia.…

Abu Dhabi Festival Kicks Off GOF2021 with Episode 1

مهرجان أبوظبي يعرض أولى حلقات فعاليات ملتقى العود العالمي

Featuring participating artists from UAE, Egypt, Tunisia, and Iraq Abu Dhabi Festival Kicks Off GOF2021 with Episode 1 The episode featured unique musical performances and touched upon the history and present of the oud in the region. As part of the special commissioning and production works and under the sponsorship of its lead partner Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), the 18th edition of the Abu Dhabi Festival (ADF), held under the theme ‘The Future Starts Now’, streamed the first eposide of the Global Oud Forum (GOF) 2021 across all its digital…

Mayssa Karaa Stuns Audiences with Sufi Songs

Mayssa Karaa Stuns Audiences with Sufi Songs

Mayssa Karaa Stuns Audiences with Sufi Songs in Abu Dhabi Festival’s Ramadan Series Abu Dhabi, UAE – 1 May 2021: As part of its Ramadan Series under the theme “Human Fraternity: Dignity and Hope”, with support from Lead Partner Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), the 18th edition of Abu Dhabi Festival (ADF), themed “The Future Starts Now”, presented Lebanese-American Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Mayssa Karaa. For her performance, entitled “Doua’a” (Prayer), Karaa conveyed a message of hope and a belief in the deep connection between humans and religion, alongside a masterpiece…

“Tamtam” Serenades Audience in Four Original Spiritual Songs for Abu Dhabi Festival’s Ramadan Series

الفنانة السعودية “تام تام” تقدّم أغنياتها الروحانية

In a Performance titled “A Dreamer’s Serenade” “Tamtam” Serenades Audience in Four Original Spiritual Songs for Abu Dhabi Festival’s Ramadan Series As part of its Ramadan Series under the theme “Human Fraternity: Dignity and Hope”, in partnership with Lead Partner Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), the 18th edition of Abu Dhabi Festival (ADF), themed “The Future Starts Now”, presented Saudi artist Tamtam performing a repertoire of spiritual songs titled “A Dreamer’s Serenade.” A celebration of love and the human values shared by all religions, the performance was streamed on ADF’s digital…

Saudi Opera Singer Mohammed Al-Zahrani Wows Audiences

محمد الزهراني يتألق ضمن أمسيات مهرجان أبوظبي الرمضانية

In a Performance Titled Ethereal Saudi Opera Singer Mohammed Al-Zahrani Wows Audiences with Performance of “Aala Wa Amjadu” (Sublime &Glorious) in Abu Dhabi Festival’s Ramadan Series As part of its Ramadan Series under the theme “Human Fraternity: Dignity and Hope”,in partnership with Hiba Al Kawas Academy and with support from Lead Partner Mubadala Investment Company (“Mubadala”), the 18th edition of Abu Dhabi Festival, themed “The Future Starts Now”, presented talented countertenor Mohammed Khayran Al-Zahrani, the first Saudi artist to join an Italian choir in Rome, in a special performance titled…

In a Spectacular Performance Titled Wajd (Devotion)

مهرجان أبوظبي يفتتح أمسياته الرمضانية

Saudi Tenor Marwan Fagi Kicks Off Abu Dhabi Festival’s Ramadan Series in Dazzling Performance of Ateehu Fika (Lost in you) As part of its exclusive commissions and productions, and in partnership with Lead Partner Mubadala Investment Company (“Mubadala”), the 18th edition of Abu Dhabi Festival (ADF), themed “The Future Starts Now”, launched on Tuesday with the first event of its Ramadan Series under the theme “Human Fraternity: Dignity and Hope”. The performance in collaboration with Hiba Al Kawas Academy, featured Wajd (Devotion) by singer Marwan Fagi, a Saudi tenor with…

Historical Global Performance of 128 Musicians Around the World to Play a Symphony Lead by Emirati Composer Ihab Darwish 

المؤلف الموسيقي الإماراتي إيهاب درويش يقدم عرضه”حكايات”

Historical Global Performance of 128 Musicians Around the World to Play a Symphony Lead by Emirati Composer Ihab Darwish  The virtual event, commissioned and produced by Abu Dhabi Festival will be released on 30 March 2021 as part of the festival’s year-long hybrid programme  As part of Abu Dhabi Festival’s exciting year-long hybrid virtual programme, under the theme The Future Starts Now, Hekayat: Symphonic Tales, by Emirati composer Ihab Darwish, will launch on 30 March at abudhabifestival.ae. The performance traverses the globe in 13 compositions played by 128 musicians in…