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LOC further cements ADMAF’s commitment to youth music and looks towards future collaborative opportunities with EUYO

Mr. Robert Albert, Chairman of the Board of Trustees EUYO, HE Doris Pack, MEP, H E Hoda Kanoo, Founder of ADMAF, HE Dr Mihai-Stefan Stuparu, Head of Delegation of EU to UAE, Marshall Marcus, CEO, EYUO 23rd Mar 2014

ADMAF sign Letter of Cooperation with The European Union Youth Orchestra ahead of their Arab world debut

Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation (ADMAF) yesterday signed a Letter of Cooperation with The European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) as Abu Dhabi Festival 2014 prepares to welcome some of Europe’s most talented musicians to perform in the region for the first time on March 24th at Emirates Palace.

Attended by H.E. Hoda I. Al Khamis - Kanoo, Founder of the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) and the Abu Dhabi Festival, Mr. Robert Albert, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, EUYO, and Marshall Marcus, EUYO Chief Executive Officer, the LOC further highlights ADMAF and the Festival’s commitment to youth arts development, while serving to enhance the UAE’s cultural ties with the European Union.

Following the signing, H.E. Hoda I. Al Khamis-Kanoo, Founder of the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) and Abu Dhabi Festival, said: “ADMAF endeavors to support young people through the arts and provide them with the necessary tools and skills that embed creative innovation within them for the benefit of the nation’s knowledge-based economy. ADMAF works on achieving this by strengthening mutual understanding beyond cultural borders, sectors and even geographical boundaries as demonstrated by this LOC. I am excited to see what future opportunities our relationship with the EUYO holds following their much anticipated debut at the Festival this week.” 

The European Union Youth Orchestra unites Europe’s most talented young musicians in an ensemble that transcends cultural, social and economic boundaries, all in the pursuit of musical excellence. For their debut appearance in the Arab world, the Orchestra is led by the acclaimed Grammy-Award-winning conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy, and joined by none other than Gautier Capuçon. An exclusive pre-concert talk for ticketholders will be hosted between 7.00-7.30pm on March 24th at the Emirates Palace.