Omar Kamal at Cultural Foundation
With influences ranging from Sinatra’s jazz and swing to timeless Arab idols like Mohammed Abdel Wahab and Fairuz, Omar Kamal’s stunning repertoire and emotional hits are guaranteed to make it an enchanting evening. Kamal’s vocals have been described as powerful, emotive, and authentic, with his songs, exploring themes of love, loss, and hope, often featuring intricate vocal melodies and harmonies, and showcasing his impressive range and control. Dh300, July 22, 7.30pm onwards. For more details, visit abu-dhabi.platinumlist.net.
Piano Excellence from Venice
Acclaimed pianist Alessandro Taverna is all set to treat opera fans to a special recital as a part of the VIP Classical concert series. The Italian virtuoso artist will present famed arrangements by some of the greatest composers in his signature style at the Dubai Opera on July 23. The night will begin with Chopin’s Andante spianato et Grande Polonaise Brillante going into Shor’s Piano Sonata No.1. These will be followed by an aria from the well-known opera Tristan and Isolde composed by Liszt. To mark the perfect end, Taverna will perform the works of Verdi, Rachmaninoff and Gershwin. Tickets are on sale for Dh500 per person. For more details, visit dubaiopera.etixdubai.com.