Dubai Opera presents A Tribute to Umm Kulthum by Ghalia Benali on Saturday 16 February 2019.
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Dubai Opera, Dubai
16 February 2019, 08:00 PM
16 February 2019, 12:00 AM
A tribute concert will be staged at Dubai Opera in honour of the region’s ‘Star of the Orient’ and one of the greatest singers to come out of the Arab world — Umm Kulthum.
The Egyptian icon will be remembered through her repertoire of songs, performed on stage by Ghalia Benali on February 16. The Tunisian singer songwriter, who started her artistic career in 1992 by blending different types of music and reviving the old, has earned the titles of an “Wind’s Daughter”, “Ambassador of the Arab Culture” and “Umm Kulthum’s Granddaughter”
One of the greatest Arab singers who ever lived, Umm Kulthum, also known as ” Kawkab Al Sharq” or “Star of the Orient” had mesmerised audiences for over 50 years with her unparalleled voice and raw emotional power. Her legacy continues to have a great influence on the Arab world.
Enjoy a tribute to the legendary Umm Kulthum by Tunisian singer, Ghalia Benali, as she takes audiences on a captivating musical journey with beloved classics such as “Al Atlal”,“Alf Leila w Leila” and more!
Benali was rated among the 1st Ten “Most Fondly Remembered Live Performances of 2013” by The New York Times, she received the “World of Music Award” for the best world music song from The British Independent Organization in 2008.
This event is presented by Dubai Opera and produced by Arts Canteen (UK) and MWSOUL Art Foundation (Belgium).
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