The headline act for Abu Dhabi Classics will be Lebanese exceptional voice, Magida El Roumi, celebrated internationally as one of the Arab world’s greatest singers. Known for her beautiful, crystal-clear voice and extraordinary vocal range, El Roumi will bring Abu Dhabi Classics to its spectacular finale on Friday 7 February at du Arena, Yas Island.
Discovered at the age of sixteen, El Roumi released her first single Am Behlamak (I’m dreaming of you, Lebanon) a year later. Since then, over the past 40 years she has produced dozens of hit records in a variety of styles, from Classical Arabic music to modern Arab pop.
A graduate in Arabic literature, El Roumi sings romantic and patriotic poetry written by prestigious Arab poets.