It’s building towards a hot season in the cities. Here’s our specially curated list of cultural highlights over the next few weeks. What not to miss in Kuwait and Dubai…

Mica Paris (above) sings Ella Fitzgerald
What: Music concert
Where: Dubai Opera House
When: 16 March 2018

British Soul Queen Mica Paris will perform a number of much loved classics by the late legendary jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald including ‘I’ve got you under my skin’ and ‘Every time we say goodbye’ and many more!You can look forward to a special evening of many of Ella Fitzgerald’s magnificent songs that made her one of the most celebrated Jazz singers of the 20th Century. dubaiopera.com

Dar al Athar al Islamiyyah
What: Cultural season
Where: Various venues across Kuwait
When: thru’ May 2018

Now well in to its 23rd annual cultural season, DAI has always presented a veritable selection of activities to inspire individuals from all walks of life and every interest imaginable, these activities include: lectures, concerts, educational opportunities, workshops, cultural excursions, film screenings, theatrical productions, and special events. darmuseum.org.kw

Wael Kfoury
What: Music concert
Where: JACC, Kuwait
When: 16 March 2018

Since the mid-nineties, Wael Kfoury has been one of the most popular figures of Arabic and Lebanese music, holding concerts all over the world. Kfoury has won many musical awards and was honoured in several music festivals
jacc-kw.com

Kalthoumiyat: Eman Abdulghani
What: Music concert
Where: JACC, Kuwait
When: 1 March 2018

The first Thursday of every month marks our date with a curated compilation of the late Legendary Egyptian singer, Star of the East, Umm Kulthum, performed by a selection of Egyptian Opera singers accompanied by a classical musical band of 20 musicians, led by the maestro Dr. Emad Ashour. If you missed it ths month, be sure to mark your diary for April 5th. jacc-kw.com

Music in the Studio
What: A series of musical concerts
Where: Dubai Opera
When: from 21 March 2018

After a sold out first season in 2017, Music in the Studio returns for a much anticipated second season with six world class performances. Curated by internationally renowned pianist, Amira Fouad, Music in the Studio is set in Dubai Opera’s acoustically flawless studio, allowing for a more atmospheric and unmissable experience between the musicians and their audiences.

Passions Arabia Listings Events March 2018

First in series: Paul Meyer & Eric Le Sage (above). dubaiopera.com