5 things to do today: See a performance by Fanfare Ciocârlia and get tickets for An Evening With Blue Fever

See a performance by Fanfare Ciocârlia. The brass band’s unmistakable sound, unique repertoire and techniques have enriched the world music scene while also influencing classical music, EDM, rock and jazz. 8pm, free with registration, East Plaza, NYU Abu Dhabi Arts Center, Saadiyat Island, register at www.nyud-artscenter.org Make plans to attend the Frevo Capoeira Night at […]

See a performance by Fanfare Ciocârlia. The brass band’s unmistakable sound, unique repertoire and techniques have enriched the world music scene while also influencing classical music, EDM, rock and jazz. 8pm, free with registration, East Plaza, NYU Abu Dhabi Arts Center, Saadiyat Island, register at www.nyud-artscenter.org

Make plans to attend the Frevo Capoeira Night at Brazilian restaurant Frevo and see an authentic Capoeira show. It features a diverse martial arts and acrobatics performance combining music and dance. Enjoy the show while tucking in to the à la carte menu of Brazilian fare, featuring more than 15 cuts of meat. March 10, from 7pm, from Dh295 or Dh250 for the vegetarian experience set menu, Fairmont the Palm, Dubai, reservations at 04 457 3457, Palm.Dining@Fairmont.com

Book early-bird tickets or family-ticket packages to see The Sound of Music and enjoy discounts. The world’s best-loved musical will be performed by West End actors and a cast of local talent. March 31 to April 16, 7.30pm, Mondays to Thursdays; 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Fridays; 1pm and 5.30pm on Saturdays, from Dh200, Madinat Theatre, Souq Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, visit www.soundofmusicdubai.com

Register to take part in the ChoirFest Middle East 2016 masterclasses and workshops for singers and conductors, which celebrate the diversity of choral music in the region. Classes include singing lessons and an open vocal workshop with the Swedish a cappella group The Real Group. Tuesday to Friday, see the full schedule at www.choirfestme.com, to register email tickets@thefridgedubai.com

Get tickets for An Evening With Blue Fever, featuring a cappella and accompanied songs performed by the winners of the Middle East Choir of the Year 2014, as well as special-guest musicians. Friday, doors open at 7.30pm, dinner served at 8pm, from Dh150 for The Club members; Dh160 for non-members, ages 21+, The Club, Abu Dhabi, reservations at 050 908 7093, bluefeverjazz@gmail.com

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