Abu Dhabi: Music maestro AR Rahman’s all-women ‘Firdaus Orchestra’ is set to rock Expo City Dubai on November 19.
An ensemble of 50 women from 24 different nations from around the world, the orchestra will perform under Rahman’s mentorship.
Conducted by Yasmina Sabbah, the first in a series of stunning concerts from Expo City Dubai’s resident orchestra will present performances and symphonic compositions by AR Rahman, according to Expo 2020 Dubai statement.
Firdaus Orchestra’s mentor, the legendary AR Rahman, will join as a guest performer for a musical symphonic collaboration.
“After several successful live concerts during Expo 2020 Dubai, Firdaus orchestra will continue to enthrall with its best yet, and I am thrilled to include a few of my compositions,” AR Rahman said.
The performance will also feature the soulful Abi Sampa, Rushil Ranjan, and the Orchestral Qawwali Project.
Firdaus Orchestra tickets are not part of the Expo City Dubai attractions pass and must be purchased separately.
Firdaus Orchestra’s spectacular debut season in Expo 2020 Dubai won praise both locally and internationally, including a special award from WOW Awards Asia 2022 for its contribution to the music industry.