Recipient of the Andrea Bocelli Foundation – Community Jameel Scholarship, Clara Barbier Serrano joins Hayy Jameel’s opening season with a special recital for the Jeddah community. This recital is joined by Italian composer and pianist Daniele Ciminiello. Taking place outdoors in Saha, the intimate concert takes visitors on a journey through opera in Europe, from the 17th to the 20th century. Join us to hear Clara sing arias by composers such as Purcell, Handel, Mozart and Puccini. 

Please note that this event is fully booked. Please do follow our social media for documentation of the recital and announcements of more music at Hayy.

Presented with thanks to local live music venue The Music Space.

Clara Barbier Serrano is a French soprano who has developed a rich and diversified repertoire through performances with the Ensemble 1684, the Staatskapelle Halle, and pianists Eric Schneider and Alexander Schmalcz. She premiered the piece ‘O’ by Fojan Garibnejad, and ‘Le Petit Prince’, a short opera by Nicholas Jackson and is part of the dance and interdisciplinary artists company Juliette Rahon & Co. Clara has also previously performed at the Leipzig Opera, the Royal College of Music and Verbier Festival Academy.

The inaugural recipient of the Bocelli-Jameel Scholarship at the Royal College of Music in London, Clara has performed with Andrea Bocelli in the 2020 ‘Believe in Christmas’ concert at the Teatro Regio di Parma, at the annual Concerto di Natale in Assisi in 2020 and in 2021 at the Teatro di Silenzio in the Maestro’s Tuscan hometown of Lajatico. 

Community Jameel is Art Jameel’s sister organisation, an international organisation advancing science to help communities adapt to a rapidly changing world. Community Jameel supports programmes, projects and ideas that unlock the power of data, research, AI and other digital tools to understand and address pressing human challenges. The work enabled and supported by Community Jameel has led to significant new breakthroughs and achievements, including the discovery of the new antibiotic Halicin, critical modelling on the spread of COVID-19 and a Nobel-Prize-winning approach to global poverty alleviation.