Cairo Jazz Station

The production of the first album by these young performers from Europe and the Middle East who blend Eastern and Western sounds in a unique artistic collaboration

A Journey with the Arabic Oud

A comprehensive set of recordings tracing the history of the ancient oud in collaboration with the Foundation for Arab Music Archiving and Research, produced with support from Abu Dhabi Festival.

Abu Dhabi Festival Youth Orchestra: Emirates Youth Symphony Orchestra

The UAE’s brightest young musicians will showcase their unique talents, performing a repertoire of Beethoven, Camille Saint-Saëns and George Bizet

Omar Kamal’s World Tour

Internationally renowned Palestinian jazz singer and musician continues the global tour of his latest album “Show Me the Light”.

ADF Presents UN Chamber Music Society Concert in Celebration of Arabic Language Day

The accomplished musicians of the UN Chamber Music Society of the United Nations Staff Recreation Council (UNCMS), together with the Abu Dhabi Festival, are proud to hold a concert in celebration of World Arabic Language Day

Tarek Yamani and Spektral Quartet

Award-winning composer and jazz pianist, Tarek Yamani, will perform with the multi-Grammy-nominated Chicago-based ensemble Spektral Quartet in an innovative new collaboration.

Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival – Recital Series

Founded by Elżbieta Penderecki, featuring Poland’s brightest young piano talents in a series of recitals celebrating the 250th anniversary of Beethoven

L’Apocalypse Arabe

Based on the legendary epic poems of Lebanese-American poet and visual artist Etel Adnan,with composition and libretto by the innovative avante-garde Palestinian-Israeli composer Samir Odeh-Tamimi

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Hekayat: Symphonic Tales Ihab Darwish

Noted young Emirati composer, Ihab Darwish, will take us on a creative journey with a symphonic melodic performance highlighting the UAE’s values of cross-culture exchange, diversity and openness.

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