Watch live concerts in Abu Dhabi online with Bait Al Oud

A new series of classical concerts will take place from this week

Watch live concerts in Abu Dhabi online with Bait Al Oud

The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT) is launching a new series of live music concerts online to entertain music lovers in the city whilst social distancing.

The new series will feature performances with Bait Al Oud musicians including oud legend Naseer Shamma and follow the theme Visits from Bait Al Oud.

Starting on May 13 at 8.30pm, the series will kick off with The Story of the Oud, celebrating the diversity of the instruments used in classical Arabic music whilst showing off the wide range of instruments taught at the Bait Al Oud school including the oud, violin, qanoon, vocal and cello.

Next up will be Bait Al Oud and Abu Dhabi Classics: Universal Mozart on June 3 at the same time of 8.30pm. This show will highlight Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s genius as Shamma, Bait Al Oud musicians and selected classical musicians from Europe and Asia come together to perform his music.

Then on June 17, once again at 8.30pm, you can tune into see some classical Arabic singing with the third show Bait Al Oud’s Tribute to Classical Arabic Singing.

The entire series will be streamed online on YouTube here.

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