Some of the most popular names on the regional and international music scene have been lined up for a series of intimate concerts at AlUla in the coming weekend, with Italian opera tenor Andrea Bocelli, Lebanese pianist Guy Manoukian and Spanish violinist Ara Malikian, all confirmed for a series of special performances in the most spectacular of settings.
The musical stars will connect with their fans in the region, while also ensuring memorable moments and experiences for visitors to the destination that offers ancient history, heritage and culture, combined with high-end luxury settings.
Famed Lebanese pianist Guy Manoukian teams up with celebrated Spanish violinist Ara Malikian for an extraordinary concert under the stars at AlUla Old Town tomorrow (January 26).
‘My Land’ star Manoukian has built up a huge following worldwide, and the piano man is looking forward to performing a special concert with Malikian, the Spanish violinist virtuoso of Lebanese origin and Armenian descent.
They said: “There are few settings as majestic or unique as the Old Town in AlUla, anywhere in the world, and we look forward to putting on a special show which fits in with the full calendar of cultural events that are helping to create incredible memories at this wonderful location.”
Andrea Bocelli, the world’s most beloved tenor, returns for a fifth performance at Maraya on Friday (January 27).
The Italian Maestro, renowned for crossover smash hits such as Time to Say Goodbye, The Prayer and Perfect Symphony, is performing at Maraya as part of the AlUla Moments calendar of events and festivals.
He said: “Performing at AlUla is a real privilege and I look forward once again to being part of a truly magical moment at Maraya with a wonderful audience in a special setting. AlUla is an incredible location and an important location in Saudi’s ever growing cultural offering. It is an honour to be part of this country’s musical and artistic journey.”
AlUla has already hosted a number of high-profile concerts this season, with musical superstars including Majid Al Mohandis, Mohammed Abdo, Assala Nasri, and Kadhim AlSaher all wowing the crowds with intimate musical performances.
For his fans from around the world, Bocelli’s performance will be live-streamed on AlUla Moments YouTube channel from 20:30 KSA time. - TradeArabia News Service