GALA CONCERT with the Belarus State Chamber Orchestra! In a very unique appearance under the umbrella of the UAE Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Developement and held in the framework of the First Belarus Culture Days in the UAE, musical geniuses from Belarus and UAE will meet. The 20-strong State Chamber Orchestra of Belarus under the legendary baton of Maestro Evgeny Bushkov will present a performance which will also include the very seldom played Dulcimer concerto from V.Kurian with the unique Alexandra Denisenia and compositions of Hamad Altaee and Ibrahim al Juneibi. Programme V. Kurian Concerto for Belarusian dulcimer and orchestra Alexandra Denisenia, soloist
Ibrahim Al Juneibi Walt's Fantasy, Second Walt's, Serenity
D. Shostakovich Jazz-Suite no.1 (arranged for the string orchestra)
Hamad AlTaee Destiny, 2 songs
P.I. Tchaikovsky String Serenade in C major
BEFORE & AFTER THE CONCERT: For 260AED, only, enjoy a delicious 3-course dinner at the Beach Bar & Grill, One & Only Royal Mirage. For reservations, call 04 3999999. (Not included in tickets).
ABOUT THE ARTISTS: The State Chamber Orchestra of the Republic of Belarus (BSCO) was founded in 1968, under the name of "Minsk Chamber Orchestra”. The most outstanding artists who have performed with the orchestra just to name a few include pianists Sviatoslav Richter, Paul Badura-Skoda (Austria), Nikolay Petrov, cellists Mstislav Rostropovich and Natalia Gutman; violist Yuri Bashmet just to name a few. At present time, the Music Director and Chief Conductor of the State Chamber Orchestra of Republic Belarus is the Honored Artist of Russia, Evgeny Bushkov. One of today's most promising conductors, Evgeny Bushkov has received early acclaim as a spectacular violinist. He is a winner of four major international violin competitions - Wieniawski (1986), Queen Elizabeth (1989), Tchaikovsky (1990), and the first Henryk Szeryng Foundation Award (1992). Hamad Altaee and Ibrahim Al Juneibi are UAE composers well-known in the UAE and abroad and have composed numerous pieces for piano and orchestra.
ABOUT THE EVENTS: • Concert doors open at 19:00 and close at 19:55. • The concert starts sharply at 20:00. Latecomers will only be permitted after the intermission. • Dress code: cocktail / formal.
ABOUT ‘dcc’: We, dcc, would like to thank the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Culture & Knowledge Development and the Embassy of Belarus in the UAE for supporting classical music in the UAE. We, dcc, are building a community of Classical Music Lovers in & around the region and are proud of providing high-quality music in over 250 concerts for 22 years.