Dubai: «The Gulf»
The Paradise Orchestra, the leading orchestra that brings together 50 talented female musicians from all over the Arab world, is preparing to conclude the Space Week at Expo 2020 Dubai with a dazzling musical show on Saturday, during which it will present a variety of stunning musical pieces inspired by Space World, a tribute to the first space explorers, includes an all-new, never-before-seen instrumental by Academy Award and Grammy Award-winning musician, A.R. Rahman.
The “Jubilee” Garden at the “Expo” will host, starting from seven in the evening, Saturday, October 23, the players of the Paradise Orchestra, who will present their charming and unique music.
In celebration of the region’s culture and diversity, the band, led by Maestro Yasmina Sabbah, includes female musicians of 23 nationalities, aged between 16 and 51, demonstrating that the world of music is available to everyone and for everyone.
During the musical performance, the Paradise Orchestra will present a variety of melodies, one of which is inspired by the philosophical epic “Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book Written for Everyone and No One” by German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, as well as a wonderful collection of musical tunes for a number of classic films about space, Such as “Star Wars”, “ET”, “Adventure on Earth”, “Balladio” by Carl Jenkins, and Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.
The ceremony will conclude in the most beautiful way, by playing the latest pieces of music composed by the great musician AR Rahman, the supervisor of the orchestra, which he created specifically to honor the first space explorers and bears the title “Hope”, which is the name inspired by the “Hope” mission, the first Arab space mission to explore Mars, so that this awaited song will be the most beautiful conclusion of the space week at the “Expo”.
Musician ER Rahman says: “Knowing the unknown is a kind of pursuit of life, and by exploring space we are exploring ourselves.”
Expo ticket holders wishing to attend the show are advised to arrive early due to limited seats.