x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

José Carreras and Katherine Jenkins coming to Abu Dhabi

Two of the world’s most famous classical soloists are coming to Abu Dhabi. José Carreras and Katherine Jenkins will perform together at the du Arena on Yas Island

Katherine Jenkins, who has worked with everyone from Gary Barlow to Andrea Bocelli, will bring a modern twist to a classic evening of live music
Katherine Jenkins, who has worked with everyone from Gary Barlow to Andrea Bocelli, will bring a modern twist to a classic evening of live music

Two of the world’s most famous classical soloists are coming to Abu Dhabi.

The Spanish tenor José Carreras and the Welsh soloist Katherine Jenkins will perform together at the du Arena in Yas Island on -October 25.

In a career spanning more than 40 years, Carreras is famed as one of the three tenors alongside Luciano Pavarotti and Placido -Domingo.

Jenkins, who has worked with everyone from Gary Barlow to Andrea Bocelli, will bring a modern twist to a classic evening of live music to be performed in front of an all-seated crowd.

“It’s only the second time that José and I will have performed on the same bill. Abu Dhabi will provide the perfect backdrop,” Jenkins said in a -statement.

“I’ve not had a great opportunity to really delve into Abu Dhabi’s growing cultural society but I’m expecting to get a great insight through this show.”

Carreras added: “It’s going to be an inspiring location for us, that is for sure. Abu Dhabi has really carved a place for itself as a new home for global culture and I look forward to getting in front of what I expect to be a very knowledgeable crowd.”

Tickets cost from Dh395 and will be available from noon tomorrow. Book at www.ticketmaster.ae or call 800 86 823. – The National staff