Maitha Abdalla – Art residency

AIDA OPERA, GIUSEPPE VERDI

Aida is one of Teatro Real’s most monumental and emblematic productions. Nearly a quarter of a century after its premiere in 1998, a restored and updated version revives the brilliant composer Giuseppe Verdi’s powerful tale of love and betrayal in four acts.

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Leylat Amal

Since the beginning of the economic crisis in Lebanon followed by the huge blast of Beirut Port and the deterioration of the current situation, the Lebanese people have been suffering economically, socially, and psychologically.

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Joyce Didonato: EDEN

Joyce DiDonato: EDEN Abu Dhabi Festival Abroad Programme Exploring the majesty, might, and mystery of nature through both arresting and evocative music and theatrical effects, accomplished mezzo-soprano [...]
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IHAB DARWISH’S CHINA TOUR

Emirati composer Ihab Darwish will tour China following the hugely successful musical projects Waves of My Life and Hekayat: Symphonic Tales in the UAE and virtually, both commissioned and produced by Abu Dhabi Festival.

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RESURRECTION

Famed director Romeo Castellucci returns to Festival d’Aix-en-Provence after the 2019 success of Requiem, a unique operatic production of Mozart’s iconic requiem mass.

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DE SCHEHERAZADE A YO, CARMEN BY MARÍA PAGÉS COMPAÑÍA

Vanguard flamenco dancer and choreographer María Pagés premieres her feminine vision of Carmen. Hailed all over the world as one of the finest contemporary flamenco shows, it is a new take on the gypsy cigarette girl from Mérimée’s novella who was made famous by Bizet and the storyteller of the Arabian Nights.

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