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A month of May rich in events and emotions for lovers of classical music. The Dubai Opera hosts, starting on May 8th, the eleventh edition of the InClassica International Music Festival. Four weeks of classical music performances with the participation of musicians from every corner of the globe who will perform an ample and diversified repertoire, including pieces of the great composers, such as Verdi, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Strauss, Paganini, Chopin and Debussy, just to name a few. 50 world-famous solo artists, 11 famed directors and 3 important orchestras, the Symphonic Orchestra of Jerusalem, the Berlin Symphonic Orchestra and the Slovakian Philharmonic Orchestra, enliven the calendar of this remarkable music festival. Among the Italians on hand, violinist Giuseppe Gibboni, pianist Alessandro Taverna, orchestra director Gianluca Marciano and Mario Stefano Pietrodarchi, bandoneon player. The opening concert, Violin in Manhattan, features violinist Sergej Krylov with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, directed by Maestro Dmitry Yablonsky. Closing the festival, Thursday, June 2nd, with the concert Stradivari Empire, the Slovakian Philharmonic Orchestra, directed by Daniel Raiskin, performing music by Rossini, Shor and Dvořák with the participation of violinist Fumiaki Miura.
Blane De St. Croix is a sculptor who works on the landscape of climate change. In tandem with scientific researchers, and as himself an artist-researcher, he works on site, and develops art in direct response to the land itself.
Featuring more than 30 artists from the collection of one of Iran’s most influential and critical artists, this exhibition highlights five decades of modern and contemporary Iranian art, shaped by personal history, friendship, sensibility and circumstance.
Samia Halaby is one of the pioneer abstract artists in the Arab world. With a career spanning over six decades, she became pivotal in studying and executing the concept of abstraction as well as deconstructing geometry and form.
Guest Relations examines the historical, political, social and cultural transformations that accompany processes of intense touristification. Examining the transactional nature of modern hospitality, the exhibition centres hotels as a site of artistic investigation.