Yanni tweets: Saudis will help country ‘take its rightful place in the world’

Friday, 8 December 2017

It has been six days of breathtaking performances by pianist and composer Yanni in Saudi Arabia. The experience has been overwhelming for the maestro, which is evident from his tweets. On Friday Yanni tweeted: “KSA: An amazing culture in the mist of a wondrous change at an incredible rate! So many bright minds, men and women, young and old alike, from all walks of life, who love their country, and can, and will, help this nation rise and take its rightful place in the world!...Yanni” ...

Yanni in praise of Saudi audience: My Jeddah concert marked ‘a lot of firsts’

Friday, 1 December 2017

In an expression of gratitude and appreciation, the international artist and musician Yanni praised the audience who came to meet him Thursday evening in Jeddah, saying: “You filled my heart with love and passion.”   He added in a tweet: “What an incredible night in Jeddah! There can only be one first time and tonight we witnessed and experienced a lot of firsts for KSA! It was beautiful to see! The people stole our hearts with their outpouring of love, enthusiasm, ...

Saudi Arabia witnesses resurgence in music as it welcomes Greek maestro Yanni

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Saudis are gearing up for what many are calling a historic series of concerts this weekend as the famed award-winning Greek composer and maestro Yanni prepares for concerts in Riyadh and Jeddah. The excitement is so high that tickets to his four concerts - scheduled for Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 - were sold out within hours after going on sale weeks earlier. “It is very obvious that the kingdom is ready to make a historic turn. I just wanted to be here to witness it, even in some small way. I am ...

Yanni tweets on Saudi concerts: ‘We are experiencing history in the making!’

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Greek composer and pianist Yanni said his upcoming concerts in Saudi Arabia were going to be “history in the making.” In a tweet on Monday, Yanni wrote: “Hi everyone, we are now in Florida getting ready to fly to Saudi Arabia… We are going to be experiencing history in the making and I would not miss it for anything in the world! First stop Jeddah!” Upon his arrival he tweeted a video, accompanied by a message: “We arrived in Jeddah just after 1:00 o'clock ...

Greek maestro Yanni to perform in Jeddah and Riyadh

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Greek composer and pianist Yanni will hold four concerts in Jeddah and Riyadh under the supervision of the Saudi General Authority for Entertainment. The first concert will be held in King Abdullah Economic City on November 30. The second concert will also be held there on December 1. Yanni will then perform at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center on December 3 and 4. The General Authority for Entertainment had planned a concert for Egyptian composer Omar Khairat on ...

Yanni to broadcast Egypt concert from pyramids

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Yanni played his first-ever concert in Egypt in October, bringing an orchestra and an accompanying light show to the pyramids

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