Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra

First Qatar National Music Competition to make October début

Nurturing Qatar’s young musical talent is at the heart and soul of Qatar-based non-profit foundation Moving Young Artists’ (MYA) scope of work. The organization recently marked its one-year anniversary of collaboration with Marsa Malaz Kempinski as a platform for concert performances, and announced on May 9 the launch of the country’s first Qatar National Music Competition. ILQ brings you all the details on how aspiring young musicians can enter!

VIVALDI - The Four Seasons

Mall of Qatar
14 May / 8:00 pm

Video Games in Concert: The maestro behind the music

From Mario to Zelda, Final Fantasy to Warcraft, the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra (QPO) is about to drop the needle on an orchestral performance unlike any you’ve ever seen as their iconic Video Games Live concert returns to QNCC this Saturday, March 4. ILQ meets the steampunk maven at the helm – conductor Eímear Noone.

Han-Na Chang resigns from Qatar Philharmonic

Conductor Han-Na Chang has resigned from her position as music director of the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra the day after the orchestra’s Proms debut, citing ‘persistent administrative difficulties and irreconcilable artistic differences with the management’.

DFI Cinema celebrated Thematic Series 2nd Edition ‘A Symphony of Films’

Special concert highlighted music from Britain and Qatar, featuring compositions of Dr. Deborah Mollison as well as Qatari composers Dana Al-Fardan, Nasser Nasseb and Wael Binali


World First!! Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra do the Mannequin Challenge in style

World's First! Qatar Philharmonic Concert does the Mannequin Challenge!


You know that Qatar just had to do the Mannequin Challenge elegantly. The Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra performed My Eyes during Dana Al Fardan's concert "Sandstorm" and we had to hit the pause button.

Filmed in the beautiful Opera Hall at Katara (Qatar's Culture Village). 

The Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra looks like they're frozen in time in this world's first! 

Filmed and Edited by Alex Klim -

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