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Ji Young Lim and Remi Geniet with the Armenian State Symphonic Orchestra

Ji Young Lim and Remi Geniet with the Armenian State Symphonic Orchestra

SAMIT Event Group, in partnership with the European Foundation for Support of Culture and Dubai Opera, presents the 1st in the history of classical music, the “Symphonic Middle East” festival, which is aimed at identifying new cultural hubs and introducing the culture of classical music to every corner of the world. All the concerts will celebrate the talent of the 1st prize winners of the prestigious Queen Elisabeth Competition.


On the 20th of June, patrons of Dubai Opera will enjoy the talent of the exceptional violinist Ji Young Lim, who is the winner of many international competitions and has been chosen as the recipient for Stradivari “Sasserno”, which was made in 1717 after Huggins. The second part of the concert will feature the most prominent pianist of his generation Remi Geniet, laureate of numerous international competitions and the youngest prize-winner of the Bonn International Beethoven Competition.

The concert will be performed by the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra under the direction of renowned conductor Sergey Smbatyan.

In September 2019, he became Principal Conductor of the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra following highly successful tours of Germany, Austria and the United States, including performances at the Berlin Philharmonie, Vienna’s Musikverein and Carnegie Hall.

The musicians will treat the audience with the masterpieces of Felix Mendelssohn and contemporary composer Alexey Shor.

Date: 20 Jun 2021

Time: 1 pm

Age limit:

  • 2+ years would require a ticket to enter the auditorium.
  • Below 2 years are not permitted into the auditorium.
  • Patrons under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

Proof of Vaccination is not required for this performance.


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