Classical music concerts held in Al Ain

Here are details of 2 classical music events which took place in Al Ain in 2011 so you have an idea what may happen in 2012 and beyond…

Symphonic Masterworks – Classical hits

Location: Al Jahili Fort

Orchestra: Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI

Juraj Valcuha, conductor

Evgeni Bozhanov, piano

What they played…

  • Dmitri Shostakovich, Festive Overture
  • Sergei Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Alexander Borodin, Polovtsian Dances
  • N. Rimsky-Korsakov, Sheherazade, excerpts
  • Peter Tchaikovsky, Overture 1812 with Fireworks

Yo-Yo Ma Cello Recital

Location: Al Jahili Fort

Tickets for these 2 events were available online and at the House of Arts.

This website has more info:

There is a free shuttle service from Al Ain to the many concerts in Abu Dhabi.


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