Festival, International Music
UK`s most successful composer makes his way to Abu Dhabi`s biggest festival.
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SynopsisGeorge Fenton opens the Abu Dhabi stopover of the 2014/15 Volvo Ocean Race!
The Oscar-nominated composer, best known for his work, writing film scores and music for television, George Fenton, will perform with the most popular Blue Planet in Concert at the opening of the Volvo Ocean Race Abu Dhabi stopover on December 12.
He has written musical scores for over 100 films and has worked with worlds most influential filmmakers!
Ive been lucky enough to perform the Blue Planet concert across the world in some of the most iconic venues from the Hollywood Bowl to Sydney Opera House, but the prospect of playing for the first time in Arabia, with a 78 piece orchestra on a floating stage beneath a ten metre screen, promises to be the shows most spectacular setting yet, said Fenton.
The stopover festival will take place in an expansive purpose-built Destination Village on Abu Dhabis Corniche Breakwater that comprises of edutainment and entertainment, highlighting the emirates union with the sea and its maritime heritage.