Doha , 14 Oct. 2017
31 countries citizens will be taking part together today on Saturday 14th October at the Qatar Philharmonic Harmonic Orchestra show in Auditorium 3, Qatar National Convention Centre at 0730 PM.
The performance will feature music by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, and De Falla.
In above picture, Conductor of honor Dmitrij Kitajenko rehearses with the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra ahead of his first appearance in the Philharmonic’s 10th season today on Saturday, October 14.
The Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra promotes and performs western and Arabic music in order to inspire the children and adults of Qatar and the Arab world to create and enjoy music. In blending these cultures the Qatar Philharmonic extends a message of peace to the world. The Philharmonic was founded in 2007 as a center in the Qatar Foundation, chaired by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser.
It is composed of 101 professional musicians chosen in international auditions from 30 countries.
The Philharmonic’s first music director, Nader Abbassi, was succeeded by Michalis Economou and Han-Na Chang, and Dmitrij Kitajenko was recently named Conductor of Honor.
The orchestra has also worked with such conductors such as David Afkham, James Gaffigan, Lorin Maazel, Marc Minkowski and Tung-Chieh Chuang .