The Abu Dhabi Festival announces the Eden World Tour of the American Mezzo-Soprano, and one of the most prominent opera singers in the world, Joyce Di Donato, during which she will perform a series of performances in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa, from March 2 to April 24, 2022. This is part of its 19th session under the slogan “Emirates Thought: Leadership in Creativity – Professional Achievement – Building a Civilization.”
Huda Ibrahim Al-Khamis, founder of the Abu Dhabi Group for Culture and Arts, founder and artistic director of the Abu Dhabi Festival, said: “The joint commissioning works, which are presented by the Abu Dhabi Festival in partnership with more than 35 cultural institutions and international festivals, reflect the position of the UAE in the global culture scene, and come as a translation of the cultural vision of Abu Dhabi. In consolidating its position as the capital of culture and arts and an incubator for creativity, and as a contribution to strengthening the UAE’s global presence.”
And she continued, “We are pleased to be partners in supporting the Aden Tour and presenting it in the most important capitals of the world, by the brilliant Mezzo-Soprano Joyce de Donato, accompanied by the prestigious Italian Il Pomo d’Oro Orchestra, directed by the exceptional French Marie Lambert-Le Behan, for what this tour represents, in its world premiere, And through its stations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa, global solidarity and the belief in the ability of the arts to cross borders, abolish language barriers and build bridges of convergence and dialogue of cultures.
She added: “This outstanding work contributes to raising awareness of the importance of preserving the environment, and carries the music of the message of human solidarity in preserving life and natural environments as sustainable resources for future generations.”
Winner of two Grammy Awards, two Grammophone Awards (“Best Female Singer of the Year”” and four German Echo Classic Awards, Joyce Di Donato takes the audience on a journey with the tunes of the prestigious Italian orchestra “Il Pomo d’Oro” and the creativity of French theater director Marie Lambert, to present A collection of captivating operatic pieces.
The European tour began on the second of March and will continue until March 27; It performs at the prestigious Henri Le Beauve Theater in Bozes-Brussels, the Philharmonic of Luxembourg, the Arnhem Musical Theater, the Concert Gebau in Amsterdam, the Aalborg House of Music in Denmark, the Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra, the Concerthaus in Vienna, and the Müpa in Vienna. Budapest, Hungary, Zaryadye Hall in Moscow, and St Petersburg Philharmonic in Russia.
It is noteworthy that the activities of the activities of the program of activities of the nineteenth session of the Abu Dhabi Festival for 2022, are held under the slogan “Emirates Thought: Leadership in Creativity – Craftsmanship Achievement – Building a Civilization”, under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Shamsa bint Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Assistant to His Highness the President of the Authority for Women’s Affairs, Chairperson of the Higher Committee of the Ataya Initiative, with the support of the festival’s main partner, Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), and GS Energy.
Through its artistic and musical activities, the Abu Dhabi Festival contributes to the consolidation of the capital’s position as a global creative platform, within the framework of its classification as the “Music City” by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization “UNESCO”, and in strengthening its position as a growing center of importance on the world music map, as it is home to a flexible music system. sustainable and innovation-based.
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