World-renowned pianist, Lang Lang, brings Disney magic to one exclusive performance in Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Arena

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 7 June 2024: Internationally renowned pianist, Lang Lang, plays the iconic movie soundtracks from the magical world of Walt Disney in a newly reimagined show at the Etihad Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi on 22 November 2024.

Joined by a full orchestra and special guests, Lang Lang will showcase a musical and visual experience of Disney’s most popular songs.

Lang Lang has been delighting audiences around the world with his take on the music of Disney movie soundtracks from the contemporary “Let It Go” from ‘Frozen’ and “You’ll Be in My Heart” from ‘Tarzan’ to the timeless favourites, “Someday My Prince Will Come” from ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’, “The Bare Necessities” from ‘The Jungle Book’ and “Chim Chim Cheree” from ‘Mary Poppins’. This concert promises a live musical interpretation of the most beloved songs of one’s childhood and perhaps those of one’s children too.

Lang Lang has achieved worldwide acclaim, selling millions of albums and performing for dignitaries such as President Barack Obama, Pope Francis, and the late Queen Elizabeth II. His performances at major global events such as the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2014 FIFA World Cup have reached massive audiences.

MAC Global in partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, and Miral, the leading creator of immersive destinations and experiences in Abu Dhabi, will present this unique one-night-only performance of ‘Lang Lang Plays Disney’, exclusively in the United Arab Emirates at Etihad Arena and expectations are high for yet another sell-out concert. Don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the beautiful journey of Lang Lang’s appreciation of Disney’s music.

Lang Lang expressed his excitement for the Abu Dhabi show, saying, “As a young child, animation sparked my imagination and transported me to other worlds. The music was a big part of the experience and led to my lifelong love of classical music. There is such a variety of styles in Disney songs; there is truly something to inspire everyone. I hope that people of all ages will enjoy this and experience the joy that we all felt the first time we saw a Disney film.”