Tickets are now available to enjoy the enchanting melodies of Al-Andalus and the rich heritage of Ancient Hesperia, which come together in a mesmerising musical journey, conducted by the world-renowned maestro, Jordi Savall. This extraordinary event is co-presented by both the Abu Dhabi Festival and NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD).

Jordi Savall, a master of historical interpretation and a true virtuoso of the viola da gamba, will lead an ensemble of exceptionally talented musicians, transporting the audience through time and across cultures. This unique performance promises an unforgettable experience, blending the musical traditions of Al-Andalus and the Ancient Hesperia.

Al-Andalus, with its rich history of Islamic, Christian, and Jewish influences, has long been a source of inspiration for musicians and scholars alike. The Ancient Hesperia, on the other hand, represents the mythical lands of the Western Mediterranean, shrouded in tales of exploration and adventure.

This collaborative event is a testament to the enduring power of music to transcend borders and connect diverse cultures. By presenting Al-Andalus and the Ancient Hesperia in a single, harmonious composition, Jordi Savall invites audiences to rediscover the shared heritage and influences that have shaped the music of the Mediterranean region.

Tickets for this incredible journey through history, art and music are available now. To secure a seat for “Al-Andalus and the Ancient Hesperia conducted by Jordi Savall,” please visit Ticket Link.

About the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF)

Founded in 1996, ADMAF is one of the oldest, cultural organisations in the Arabian Gulf. Pioneering new artistic practices, it seeks to deepen global cross-cultural dialogue and inspire a renewed interest in the creativity of the UAE and Arab world. Often in partnership with leading national and international institutions, it delivers multidisciplinary initiatives for people of all ages, backgrounds and nationalities through the Abu Dhabi Festival, year-round youth platforms and community programmes.

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About Abu Dhabi Festival

Founded in 2004, the Festival was generously granted the patronage of the President, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, from 2007 to 2011. The first Abu Dhabi Festival was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the then Minister of Information and Culture (currently the UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation).

Abu Dhabi Festival is the festival of “Bilad Al Khayr”, the land of blessings, the land of Zayed, and embraces the values of dialogue, tolerance, respect and peace.

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