In its 18th version, Abu Dhabi Pageant (ADF), beneath the theme “The Future Begins Now, “with lead accomplice Mubadala Funding Firm (“Mubadala”), introduced its Ramadan Collection of performances titled “Human Fraternity: Dignity and Hope”. The unique digital productions and commissions shall be launched by way of ADF’s digital and social platforms.A singular group of artists come collectively in spectacular religious performances, bringing audiences on a journey of unity and hope, based mostly on peace and love that every one humanity share.
The sequence was unveiled in a digital panel with H.E. Huda I. Alkhamis-Kanoo, Founding father of Abu Dhabi Music & Artwork Basis, and Founder and Inventive Director of ADF, with famend media persona Dr. Nashwa Al-Ruwaimi introducing the wealthy lineup of artists.The announcement will be seen right here: https://abudhabifestival.ae/ramadan-series-2021/
Returning to Abu Dhabi Pageant after her memorable 2015 efficiency, Lebanese-American Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter MayssaKaraapresents “Doua’a” (Prayer). Sheikh Mahmoud Al Tohamy, the main religious chanter in Egypt and the world, joins the Ramadan Collection for a second 12 months in“A Name for Love”, accompanied by Mohamed Tarek and Wael El Fashny.
Gifted rising skills from Saudi Arabia Reem Al Tamimi (referred to as Tamtam), Marwan Fagi, Mohammed KhayranAlZahrani and Rami Basahih will carry out beneath the mentorship of composer, soprano, educational and founding father of the Hiba Al Kawas Academy,Dr. Hiba Al Kawas.
The Collection consists of 25 songs and chants carried out by eight good vocalists and chanters, written by 11 poets and performed by 60 musicians. Performances will happen from 20 April to 2 Could.
Her Excellency Huda I. Alkhamis-Kanoo, founding father of the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Basis and inventive director of Abu Dhabi Pageant, stated:“Reaffirming our dedication to additional Abu Dhabi’s cultural imaginative and prescient of tolerance and understanding, the Ramadan Collection unites us all in our humanity. The sequence highlights the values of togetherness, inclusion and cross cultural dialogue, via inspiring religious performances. Beneath the theme of ‘Human Fraternity: Dignity and Hope’, our Ramadan programme shines a lightweight throughout these tough occasions. As with each nice problem, our human fraternity shall carry us via.
On the fiftieth anniversary of the UAE, we’re dedicated to proceed our cultural journey of creativity and enlightenment. Collectively as one, the longer term begins now.”
Famend worldwide artists and pioneering Arab music innovators will carry out within the Ramadan Collection, together with younger Saudi talentsTamtam, who will carry out “A Dreamer’s Serenade”, comprised of her 4 composed songs. The lyrics of her efficiency are taken from Sufi poets Al Hallaj and Rabia al-Adawiyya, in addition to English lyrics written by Tamtam.
The gifted Saudi singer and composer Marwan Fagi’s efficiency “Wajd” (Devotion) will embody “Ateh Fik” (I Adore You), organized by Saudi composer, Rami Basahih. The primary Saudi classical opera singers and a promising artist, Mohammed KhayranAl-Zahrani will carry out a singular Arabic opera expertise titled “Ethereal”, together with the track “Ala Wa Amjad” (Extra and Extra Elegant).
Fagi and Al-Zahrani’s performances shall be led by the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra, performed by Dr. Hiba Al Kawas, who is known for merging Western classical music kinds with musical traditions of the Center East. She is establishing, for the primary time, a very distinctive methodology for Arab Opera.Her steerage of the various lineup of artists helped them discover their skills and grasp religious singing in their very own fashion.
Sheikh Mahmoud Al Tohamy, the main religious chanter in Egypt and the world, will current “A Name for Love”, accompanied by famend chanters Mohamed Tarek and Wael El Fashny. 16 songs and chants have a good time the Arabic language as a vessel of expression and a device for creativity.The efficiency of Fusha Arabic music attracts inspiration from Arabic custom and world heritage, infusing it with the values of humanity, and highlighting cross-cultural aesthetics that tie the previous, current and future.
Grammy-nominatedLebanese-American singer and songwriter MayssaKaraa will showcase her spectacular vocal vary throughout a number of octaves. She is going to convey a cross-cultural message with “Kun FaYakun”, composed by Oscar and Grammy-winner AR Rahman in collaboration with Indian artist Javed Ali, and “Doua’a” (Prayer), with lyrics by Lebanese poet Henri Zoghaib. Karaa collaborated with famend Jordanian violinist YarubSmaraitfor the track’s music association.
For visible artwork fanatics, ADF is launching a contest, as a part of the Ramadan Collection, held all through the holy month. “Portray with Phrases” invitations gifted individuals world wide to create artworks utilizing phrases in any language, impressed by the theme of Human Fraternity: Dignity and Hope.
The year-long programme for the 18th version of Abu Dhabi Pageant combines a singular hybrid programme of digital and in-person performances, exhibitions and occasions by over 500 artists from greater than 50 nations.
|ARTIST||PERFORMANCE NAME||BROADCAST/RELEASE DATE & TIME (UAE time)||LOCATION|
|Marwan Fagi||Devotion||Tuesday, 20 April, 9:30pm||
Fb Premiere & hosted on Abu Dhabi Pageant Ramadan webpage.
|Mohammed Khayran Al-Zahrani||Ethereal||Saturday, 24 April, 9:30pm|
|Tamtam||A Dreamer’s Serenade||Monday, 26 April, 9:30pm|
|MayssaKaraa||Prayer||Thursday, 29 April, 9:30pm|
|Sheikha Mahmoud Al Tohamy||A Name for Love||Sunday 2 Could, 9:30pm|