Ziad Rahbani, 12, 13 July 2018
A tribute to the musician, the composer, the playwright and the social activist.
Ziad Rahbani will revive songs from his 40 years’ rich repertoire. He will be accompanied by a large orchestra, choir and lead singers from Lebanon and the Arab world.
Blood Wedding and Suite Flamenca, 19 July 2018
Gades, a major pillar of Spanish and Flamenco dance, helped to popularize the Flamenco art form on the international stage particularly with classics of world literature as Blood Weddings by Frederico Garcia Lorca and Bizet’ Carmen choreographed in the flamenco style by Carlos Saura and María Pagés.
Based on his legendary choreography, his company presents works rooted in the culture and the traditions of the Spanish people.
UTE LEMPER, 25 July 2018The international chanteuse enjoys 30 years career in theatre, cabaret, films and recordings, on Broadway, Paris and West End stages in major musicals like Chicago and Cabaret.
Dressed in tuxedo black, the stunning Ute Lemper returns to the Festival for a “Rendez-vous with Marlene”. That’s Marlene Dietrich of course, with her bold brooding voice and imposing demeanor. She commands the stage with grace and authority, performs the songs that Dietrich sang, and tells the stories that define the timeless and legendary film and cabaret star. Ute Lemper bases her show on an encounter with Marlene Dietrich years ago
KADIM AL SAHER, 27/28 July 2018The most successful and celebrated Arab composer and singer will be back for his yearly rendez-vous with his loving fans at the Beiteddine Palace.
CIRKOPOLIS by Cirque Eloize, 9 August 2018For the past five years, Montreal-based troupe Cirque Eloize has been touring its critically acclaimed show Cirkopolis to excellent reviews around the world, the international troupe of circus performers is touching down in Beiteddine.
The show is a magical blend of circus arts, theater and dance where acrobats and multidisciplinary artists rebel against monotony, reinvent themselves and challenge the limits of performing arts within an inventive stage design and video projections.
Come and discover Cirkopolis, a fantastic show for all the family