“Continuing on Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority’s (TCA Abu Dhabi) Encounters between East and West performances that commenced with a celebration of Richard Wagner in December, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra will debut in the UAE on 23 January 2014 at Emirates Palace auditorium and is complimentary (however prior registration is required). For more information or to book, please visit http://www.saadiyat.ae/ or phone 02 6575800. The performance has been organised with the support of the German Embassy.
Having performed in several Arab countries since 2003, the Orchestra returns to the region with its youthful musicians from the Near East as well as Europe. Led by esteemed pianist, conductor and founder of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim, the group’s Abu Dhabi performance will deliver an exclusive experience of classical music featuring compositions such asSinfonia Concertante by Mozart and Beethoven’s timeless Symphony No. 7. “