UAE National Symphony Orchestra to play movie scores concert

The UAE National Symphony Orchestra conductor Andy Berryman
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This weekend, the National Symphony Orchestra will be launching their 2013-2014 season with a concert of all-time favourite movie theme tunes.

The shows, at the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers hotel, will feature songs from films such as Amélie, Star Wars, Superman, Les Misérables, Fantasia and The Dark Knight Rises.

The ensemble will be led by conductor Andy Berryman, and will feature guest performances by some truly talented Emirati musicians, including singer Balqees Al Fathi and teenage pianist Sarah Al Kaabi.

An interview with both of these stars can be read here.

There are two performances of the concert at 5pm and 8pm on Friday, October 11 at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers on the Corniche. For more information visit

Conductor Andy Berryman with the National Symphony Orchestra