The ninth Abu Dhabi Classics festival will take place from Jan. 28-Feb. 7 with a stellar lineup of performers from around the world.
Abu Dhabi Classics performers
Widely regarded as one of the greatest ballerinas of her generation, Svetlana Zakharova gained international recognition as a prima ballerina performing the Russian ballet company’s classic repertoire under legendary choreographer Yury Grigorovich.
Sanaa Nabil, the great grandniece of the legendary Arabic singer Umm Kulthum, shot to fame on “Arabs Got Talent” by winning the Golden Buzzer.
Magida El-Roumi started her career at the age of 16 and has recorded numerous hits across a vast range of musical genres — from classical Arabic to modern Arabic pop.
Hamburg Symphony Orchestra
To mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Beethoven, the German orchestra will play one of the most famous pieces of classical music, his 9th Symphony.
Lise de la Salle
The French pianist’s solo performance will reflect a new approach to classical music. It explores dance rhythms from various times and places.
French pianist David Fray and other musicians will perform Bach’s “ Concertos for Two, Three and Four Pianos ” with the Swiss Geneva Chamber Orchestra.