1- Toufic Maatouk, the dynamic Lebanese conductor, will this year make his fifth appearance at the Al Bustan Festival, with the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra.
2-Valentina Farcas, soprano, will honor the public with her voice, with Beethoven’s Mass in C major, at St. Joseph church of the Jesuit fathers in Beirut.
3-David Shipley, a beautiful bass voice in “Heavenly Inspiration” at the opening of the Festival. David is an associate member of the “Classical Opera Company.”
Placed under the theme of Inspiration, the 22nd edition of Al Bustan Festival, which will take place from February 17 to March 22 at Emile Bustani Auditorium in Beit Mery, looks cool, classic, with an international scope. A host of stars will be delighting audiences end music lovers. Groups and choirs from around the world will present performances inspired by universal masterpieces bequeathed to humanity by virtuoso artists. Superstars and great music will host the evening of the opening, to be followed by many others and a lot of surprises dedicated to the immortal artists Edith Piaf and Frank Sinatra, on the occasion of their 100th anniversary, and the divine Maria Callas. Lebanon will certainly have its place of honor in this grand festival.