2014 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Vladimir Ashkenazy & The European Union Youth Orchestra with Gautier Capuçon, cello

  • Vladimir Ashkenazy. Photo by Kaith Saunders
  • European Union Youth Orchestra. Photo by Peter-Adamik

When: Mar 24, 2014

Time: 08:00 PM

Where: Emirates Palace Auditorium


The European Union Youth Orchestra, one of the world’s most prestigious and dynamic orchestras, conducted by Grammy-Award winning maestro, Vladimir Ashkenazy joined by one of the foremost cellists of his generation in an inspiring evening of classical music for young and old. . An Arab world premiere.

The evening’s programme includes the overture to Rusian & Lyudmilla by Glinka, Dvorak’s Concerto in B Minor for Cello & Orchestra (op.104), and Rachmaninov’s Symphony No.2. 

A pre-concert talk starting at 7pm is open to all ticketholders.

Tickets (Diamond - AED 350 / US$ 95; Pearl - AED 250 / US$ 68; Balcony - AED 125 / US$ 34) are available online at www.virginmegastore.me and all Virgin Megastore outlets across the UAE. There is a 25% ‘Early Bird’ discount on tickets booked until December 14, 2013. Students get 50% off. For further details, call the Abu Dhabi Festival info number +971 50 129 9103.

Find out more at www.abudhabifestival.ae



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