Manoukian sparked the UAE sky with the Lebanese anthem

At Dubai Opera
By Helena Saadeh
December 02, 2019

Lebanese-Armenian musician, composer and pianist Guy Manoukian gave a stunning performance at Dubai Opera on November 28th. Manoukian did not shy away from dedicating the concert to Lebanon, and he sang with the audience the Lebanese national anthem, sealing it by kissing the Lebanese flag.  He also performed pieces that reclaim the masterpieces of Arabic as well as Emirati music and melodies for his country. Manoukian presented 25 pieces of his own works, as well as songs from Abdel Halim Hafez and Zaki Nassif. It is the second time the Dubai Opera House has hosted Manukaian on its stage after a sold-out performance in 2018.