The Music Program at NYU Abu Dhabi will host the first edition of Manifold – A Festival of Musical Diversity, consisting of various performances and workshops displaying contemporary and multicultural diversity in music, mirroring the Music Program’s vision and mission.
Manifold is the culmination in the form of a festival of previous efforts by the Music Program in bringing NYUAD a diverse palette of musical practices, sometimes in collaboration with other institutions.
A evening of chamber music with leading UAE based virtuosos.
With pieces from Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann, and Dmitri Shostakovich.
The internationally acclaimed Akropolis Reed Quintet will perform contemporary music and music by NYUAD composers.
An evening of multidisciplinary performances of work by the great American composer John Cage and his friends, organized by music faculty member Clare Lesser.
Described by The Wire as “one of the most consistently creative artists working today,” Sasu Ripatti aka Vladislav Delay is a producer and sound renegade from Finland.
MADNATORY - madness is mandatory! Leo Sax's experimental opera explores distinctive philosophical and theological topics regarding life, death and afterlife, good and evil, existence of the soul and redemption of human sins.