Friends of ASD Chamber Music Series
|Edwin Ladd (Left) and Anton Mallner, Chief Credit Officer of IBQ during the announcement of the Chamber Music Series.|
DOHA: The Friends of American School of Doha (ASD) will commence its Chamber Music Series for 2009 and 2010 with ‘A Concise History of American Music’ concert later this month at the ASD Fine Arts Theater.
“On behalf of everyone at the American School of Doha, and music lovers across the country, I am delighted to announce the launch of this new season of musical performances,” said Edwin Ladd, ASD Director, during the press meet yesterday.
Sponsored by IBQ, the concert series will feature not only Qatar-based musical artistes but also world-class talents from around the world.
“IBQ’s sponsorship enables us to include not only locally-based musicians but also major talents from across the globe offering a great opportunity for music lovers here to experience a variety of world-class music up close and personal,” said Ladd.
The inaugural performance this season will see two world-renowned singers from Vienna, Austria perform songs by famous American composers of the 19th and 20th centuries.
The series of seven classical music concerts which runs from October 2009 till May 2010 incorporates classical, opera, operetta and traditional folk music.
“Drawing upon the finest local musicians and international guest performers, the Friends of the American School of Doha Chamber Music Series will significantly enhance the country’s already strong reputation for cultural excellence. We are very grateful to IBQ for their support of this event,”said Ladd.
“We are delighted to announce our sponsorship of the Friends of the American School of Doha Chamber Music Series, which offers music lovers here in Qatar the unique opportunity to enjoy world-class musical performances,” said George Nasra, Managing Director, IBQ.
More information on the series and tickets reservation are available from the ASD Central Ticket Office on 459 1501 or email asdchambermusic/-a-t-/gmail.com. All IBQ customers are eligible for discounted tickets to these performances.
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