Abu Dhabi: One of Europe's finest chamber orchestras is to perform in the UAE for the first time.

The English Concert is famous for their performances of Baroque and classical music.

Twenty eight musicians with Harry Bickett as conductor and Lucy Crowe as soprano will perform pieces by famous composers Johann Sebastian Bach and George Frideric Handel.

The musicians will be meeting special needs children and introduce them to classical music.

The English Concert is due to perform in Abu Dhabi at Emirates Palace Auditorium on 28th January, Madinat Theatre in Dubai on 30th January, and Shaikh Khalifa Auditorium in Al Ain on 31st January.