The Saudi National Music Band will perform in Paris on Friday


Saudi Gazette report

PARIS – The Saudi Music Commission will organize a concert at the famous theater and opera in Paris on Friday – Chatelet Theater. The Saudi National Music Band and Choir will perform with the Orchester Philharmonique de France (The Philharmonic Orchestra).

The concert entitled “Masterpieces of Saudi Music” is a combined show between a Saudi group and the French orchestra and it is considered the first Arab participation in the history of the Théâtre du Châtelet. This show aims to strengthen cultural and musical cooperation between the two countries, as well as to promote the culture of Saudi music.

The concert will include the participation of the Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as 22 musicians and 40 singers from the Saudi National Band where the two groups will present a joint musical spectacle by playing and singing a potpourri of the most beautiful Saudi songs.

The National Music Band will perform a solo of Saudi folk songs in different traditional colors such as Al-Majrour, Al-Mizmar, Al-Khabeiti, Al-Samari and others.

The Orchester Philharmonique de France will perform a solo on the city of Jeddah by Italian classical composer Stefano Bernardi, which will be performed for the first time on stage, in addition to a set of international classical pieces.

The organization of this concert by the Music Commission comes after the success of two concerts organized by it on the occasion of European Union Day in the cities of Riyadh and Jeddah, attended by the French Ambassador, the European Union Ambassador to the Kingdom, as well as a group of dignitaries and diplomats.


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