Bait Al Oud, renowned for its dedication to traditional Arabic music and instruments, is set to host a Teachers Concert on February 16 at Manarat Al Saadiyat on Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, at 8pm. This event will kick off a new season of concerts across the capital as part of the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority’s Music Programme.

Key Takeaways

  • Event Date and Time: February 16, 8pm
  • Location: Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi
  • Admission: Free
  • Organizer: Bait Al Oud in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority
  • Featured Artists: Faisal Al Sari, Fathallah Ahmad, Bassam Abdel Sattar, Samer Abu Reslan, Fateen Kanaan, Mazen Al Bagir, Mohammad Dahhi, Sherine Tohamy

Event Overview

Bait Al Oud, an institute celebrated for its role in preserving and teaching traditional Arabic music, will be the venue for a special Teachers Concert. This concert is a significant cultural event that marks the beginning of a new season of musical performances in Abu Dhabi. The concert is part of the broader Music Programme organized by the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, aimed at enriching the cultural landscape of the capital.

Featured Musicians

The concert will feature a lineup of distinguished musicians, including:

  1. Faisal Al Sari: An Emirati musician known for his award-winning operetta, The Story of a Country. Al Sari joined Bait Al Oud in 2008 and graduated with honors in oud playing and as a soloist teacher.
  2. Fathallah Ahmad: The Arabic singing instructor at Bait Al Oud.
  3. Bassam Abdel Sattar: A quanon instructor at the institute.
  4. Samer Abu Reslan: A solfege instructor.
  5. Fateen Kanaan, Mazen Al Bagir, Mohammad Dahhi, and Sherine Tohamy: Other talented musicians who will be performing.

Cultural Significance

The Teachers Concert is not just a musical event but a celebration of the rich heritage of Arabic music. It provides a platform for both instructors and students to showcase their talents and for the community to engage with traditional music forms. The event underscores the importance of cultural preservation and the role of music in fostering a sense of community and continuity.

Admission and Additional Information

The concert is free to attend, making it accessible to a wide audience. For more details, interested individuals can visit the Saadiyat Cultural District’s official website.

This Teachers Concert promises to be a memorable evening, celebrating the artistry and dedication of Bait Al Oud’s instructors and contributing to the vibrant cultural tapestry of Abu Dhabi.