For the first time in their illustrious history, the Czech Philharmonic will make an appearance at concerts in the United Arab Emirates. In March 2013, the orchestra will be performing in Abu Dhabi with Jiří Bělohlávek and renowned soloists Ana María Martínez (soprano), Victoria Yastrebova (soprano), Placido Domingo (tenor), Bryn Terfel (bass baritone), and Joshua Bell (violin). The orchestra looks forward to presenting three different programs over the course of the city’s Abu Dhabi Festival.

<h3>20. 3. 2013 / ABU DHABI</h3> <ul> <li><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">R. WAGNER: Die Meistersinger – Vorspiel</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">R. WAGNER: Walküre – Winterstürme</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">R. WAGNER: Lohengrin – Elsa's Dream</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">R. WAGNER: Tannhäuser – O du, mein holder Abendstern</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">G. VERDI: Ernani – Ernani, involami</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">G. VERDI: La Traviata – Di porvenza il mar, il suol</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">G. VERDI: Macbeth – Ballet music</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">G. VERDI: La Traviata – Ah! Dite alla giovine</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">F. LEHÁR: The Land of Smiles – Dein ist mein ganzes Herz</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">E. KÁLMÁN: The Czardas Princess – Heia, in den Bergen</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">F. LEHÁR: The Merry Widow – Lippenschweigen</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">R. RODGERS: South Pacific – Some Enchanted Evening</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">A. LERNER, F. LOEW: My Fair Lady – I Could Have Danced All Night</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">L. BERNSTEIN: West Side Story – Tonight</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">L. BERNSTEIN: Candide (overture)</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">P. LUNA: El niño judio – D'España vengo</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">F. MORENO TORROBA: Maravilla – Amor, vida de mi vida</span></li> </ul> <h3>22. 3. 2013 /&nbsp;ABU DHABI</h3> <ul> <li>B. SMETANA: Vltava</li> <li>M. BRUCH: Violin Concerto No. 1</li> <li>A. DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 7<br /><br /></li> </ul> <h3>26. 3. 2013 /&nbsp;ABU DHABI</h3> <ul> <li>B. El-KHOURY: Poeme Oriental</li> <li>G. DONIZETTI: Udite, udite, o rustici from L’Elisir d’Amore</li> <li>A. BOITO: Son lo spirito che nega from Mefistofele</li> <li>G. VERDI: Tacea la notte placido from Il Trovatore</li> <li>G. PUCCINI: Quando M’en Vo from La Boheme</li> <li>G. ROSSINI: Overture to Il barbiere di Siviglia</li> <li>G DONIZETTI: Quando Amore from L’elisir d’amore</li> <li>R. WAGNER: Overture to Tannhäuser</li> <li>R. WAGNER: O Du, Mein Holder Abendstern from Tannhäuser</li> <li>R. WAGNER: Elisabeth’s aria from Tannhäuser</li> <li>R. WAGNER: Abendlich strahlt der sonne auge from Das Rheingold</li> <li>Z. KODÁLY: Dances of Galanta</li> <li>G. GERSCHWIN: Summertime from Porgy &amp; Bes</li> <li>L. BERNSTEIN: I Feel Pretty from West Side Story</li> <li>G. GERSCHWIN: Bess you is my Woman from Porgy &amp; Bess Suo Gan, traditional (arr. Chris Hazell), Passing by, traditional (arr. Chris Hazell)</li> <li>M. LEIGH: Impossible Dream from Man of La Mancha</li> </ul>