Curtains came down on the 2nd Abu Dhabi Classical Music Festival on Thursday at the Cultural Foundation with a spectacular show of talent by children. The concluding event dubbed as Children's Day saw a selected group of 100...

By Anjana Sankar (Staff Reporter)

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Published: Fri 29 Apr 2005, 2:30 PM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 2:50 PM

children from various schools around UAE performing ‘Jason and the Argonauts’ which left the audience spellbound.

The epic story of the legendary Greek hero who leads a team of intrepid adventurers in a perilous quest for the legendary Golden Fleece was depicted on the stage without leaving out a bit of the adventure and mystery surrounding the popular play. The play was composed and directed by dan Anthony of the british School of Khubairat.

The participating school sincluded British School of Khubairat, American International School, Indian Girls school, Indian Boys School and the German School.

The Classical Music festival held from April 19-26 lined up a total of six concerts that brought performers from all over the world with a wide variety of musical genres that included classical guitar by Australian brothers Slava and Leonard Grigoryan, an evening with Azerbaijan state Symphonic orchestra consisting of 70 musicians, the Spanish Quartet 'Armonia, an evening of Cello with Eugen Prochac and piano with Elenora Skutova, an evening of piano with David Korevaar and performing for the first time ever with 24 of his disciples, the oud master, Naseer Shamma.

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