AR Rahman’s all-female ‘Firdous Orchestra’ all set to perform at Expo City Dubai
Abu Dhabi: Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman’s all-women ‘Firdous Orchestra’ is set to perform on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at Expo City Dubai, one of Dubai’s newest attractions.
The orchestra is a group of 50 women from 24 different countries around the world who will perform together under her patronage.
Firdous Orchestra will present its ‘Best of Firdous’ inaugural performance at Al Wasl Plaza, Expo City Dubai at 8 pm UAE Time (9:30 pm IST).
According to an Expo 2020 Dubai press release, the first in a series of spectacular concerts by Expo City Dubai’s resident orchestra, conducted by Yasmina Saba, will present performances and symphonic compositions by AR Rahman.
The legendary AR Rahman, Patron of Firdous Orchestra, will join as a guest performer for the musical symphonic collaboration.
AR Rahman said, “After several successful live concerts during Expo 2020 Dubai, Firdous Orchestra will continue to enthrall with its best, and I am delighted to include some of my compositions.”
The performance will also feature the soulful Abhi Sampa, Rushil Ranjan and the orchestral Qawwali Project.
Firdous Orchestra tickets are not part of Expo City Dubai attractions and must be purchased separately.
Tickets for ‘The Best of Firdaus’ are available on Platinum List, priced from AED 105-525 and are free for committed individuals and guests aged 17 and under.
Firdous Orchestra’s spectacular debut season at Expo 2020 Dubai garnered accolades locally and internationally, including a special award at the WOW Awards Asia 2022 for its contribution to the music industry.