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Music: Music in Doha

Music Ensembles and Concerts in Doha

Music lovers have many concert options in Doha, ranging from classical music to jazz, pop and musicals. There is also a variety of artists and professional and community music ensembles that perform on a regular basis.

Music Instruction in Doha

Interested in learning how to sing or to play the piano, oud (a string instrument similar to a lute) or other musical instruments? Below is a selection of places to start.

Music Performances at the Library

The Library hosts free music performances as part of its public programs. Among others, past performances include "QMA Young Musical Talents in Concert,” in collaboration with the Qatar Music Academy; "Young Winners of the Qatar National Music Competition,” in collaboration with the Qatar National Music Competition; "Michael Pignéguy & The Awakenings Ensemble: Musical Impressions from The Gulf and Beyond"; and "An Evening of Classical and Traditional Russian Music," as part of the Qatar Russia Year of Culture 2018. The longest ongoing series of concerts is the Philharmonic at the Library series, a collaboration with the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra that features members of the orchestra performing chamber music of various styles on every third Thursday of each month. For information on upcoming programs, please check the list of programs and events on the Library's website.

Opening Concert of Philharmonic At the Library on 18 January 2018