Hekayat: Symphonic Tales Ihab Darwish


Venue Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, Krakow

Hekayat: Symphonic Tales

30 March 2021 at 8 p.m. UAE Time
World Premiere – International Digital Broadcast

Abu Dhabi Festival Commission and Production

Hekayat: Symphonic Tales will traverse the globe in 13 compositions played by 128 musicians in 20 countries, capturing the musical traditions and cultures of every continent. Making history as the first performance of its kind by an Emirati artist, the event is a marvel of technological sophistication, with performers recorded separately in their countries and appearing together as one orchestra on the stage of Abu Dhabi’s luxurious Emirates Palace Auditorium.


Read the artist bios.

The Performance

Virtual World Premiere.


Learn about each of the 13 symphonies.