‘Abu Dhabi Classics’ returns to Al Ain on Friday, 7th December

deMaistre Bin Hamoodah FortThe Abu Dhabi Classics series returns to Al Ain on Friday, 7th December. The venue this time is the Bin Hamoodah fort.

For more details visit:-

http://abudhabimusic.ae/en/events/xavier.de.maistre.harp.recitals2.aspx#tab2

And tickets are available at:- http://www.ticketmaster.ae and the Virgin Megastores.

‘When art meets music’ at Bin Hamoodah Fort on Thurs., 9th Nov.

Trombone Trio

The Trombone Trio of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra with pianist Jeroen Bal: ‘When art meets music’

Set in the beautiful outdoor Bin Hamoodah Fort in Al Ain on November 9th, “The Trombone Trio of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra” and pianist Jeroen Bal will explore the connection between music and visual arts, therefore creating a unique sensory experience that will take the audience on a harmonious musical journey that is rare of its kind.

In a programme inspired by artworks, the Trombone trio will perform pieces by composers such as Modest Mussorgsky, but also Anton Bruckner and Franz Schubert, whose music isn’t only to portray the presentation of certain paintings or buildings, but also to evocate the feeling left behind by the visual impression on the artists…

For more details and ticket information of this latest concert

in the Abu Dhabi Classics series go to:-

https://abudhabievents.ae/en/Pages/the-trombone-trio-of-the-royal-concertgebouw-orchestra.aspx

Jordi Savall performs in Al Ain this Wed. 25th Nov.

jordi-savall_03_wideOn Wednesday, 25th November there is going to be a most remarkable concert in Al Ain. As part of the Abu Dhabi Classics 2015/16 series, Jordi Saval and Hesperion XXI will be performing music from the time of the famous voyager, Ibn Battuta.

jordi-savall-by-herve-pouyfourcatJordi Savall‘s Honours and Awards include:-
2008 – Appointed European Union ambassador for intercultural dialogue
2008 – Savall and his wife, Montserrat Figueras, were named “Artists for Peace” by UNESCO;
2009 – Handel Music Prize from the city of Halle, Germany;
2011 – Grammy Award for Best Small Ensemble Performance for Dinastia Borja. Església i poder al Renaixement;and,
in 2013 – French Légion d’honneur
[ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordi_Savall

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Not only the level of artistry, but also the selection of venue for

this concert is exceptional! The Bin Hamoodah Fort is an unfamiliar location for many long term residents of Al Ain. It belongs to the Al Hamoodah family.

Has this fort hosted any live music concerts before?
Where exactly is this Bin Hamoodah fort?
The GPS coordinates for the venue are:-
24°15’21.3″N 55°44’53.0″E

https://www.google.com/…/@…/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0…

hesperion-xxiNote that Jordi Savall will also be presenting a lunchtime Workshop at the Al Ain English Speaking School this Wednesday, too.

This venue is very familiar to AAMF supporters. Last Saturday, for example, it hosted the AAMF 2015 Workshop – ‘Creating Through Music‘ – organised by Music Teacher, Paola Conte.

The AAESS also recently hosted a workshop provided by members of the Indian Symphony Orchestra. Over 600 students and staff attended…
http://www.aaess.com/…/2013-07-…/extra-curricular-activities

We expect a similarly strong turn out for this highly prestigious Jordi Savall Workshop. For more background on Savall’s career go to:-https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordi_Savall and his own website:-http://www.alia-vox.com/