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World Orchestra for Peace enthralls Abu Dhabi

World Orchestra for Peace enthralls Abu Dhabi

An ensemble of some of the world's best musicians enthralled audiences.

Abu Dhabi: The World Orchestra for Peace, an ensemble of some of the world's finest musicians led by acclaimed Russian conductor Valery Gergiev, enthralled audiences in Abu Dhabi in its first ever concert in the Middle East.

The orchestra, which consists of 76 artistes from 63 different orchestras from 31 countries, performed at the Emirates Palace Tuesday night.

The 90-minute concert was hosted by the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation (ADMAF).

It was the 18th performance by the orchestra since its inception in 1995.

first published:January 06, 2011, 11:16 IST