November 17, 2022 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Katara Cultural Village, Opera House

The Qatar Philharmonic and Katara in collaboration with the Embassies of Brazil, Germany, Italy, Argentina, France, Uruguay, Britain, and Spain present Gala of Champions, an event that will feature classical music from each nation of World Cup champions. The concert will include compositions from Oscar Lorenzo FernándezManuel de Falla, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Gioacchino Rossini, Edward Elgar and many more. The Qatar Concert Choir and the Qatar Philharmonic will perform under the baton of internationally sought-after session conductor Johannes Vogel for this festive evening.


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Johannes Vogel, conductor
Qatar Concert Choir
Giovanni Pasini, chorus master



Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez:

Heitor Villa Lobos:
Bachiana Brasileira No. 4 (1. Introduction)
Bachiana Brasileira No. 2 (4. The Little Train of the Countryman)

Clarice Assad:
Dança Brasileira from Impressions for Strings

Ludwig Van Beethoven:
Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op.92

Richard Wagner:
Lohengrin Intermezzo Act 03

Gioacchino Rossini:
Scala Di Seta (The Silken Staircase)

Pietro Mascagni:
Intermezzo from “Cavalleria Rusticana”

Giacomo Puccini:
Humming Chorus from “Madame Butterfly” with Choir


Gabriel Fauré:
Pavane with Choir

Gerardo Matos Rodriguez:
La Cumparsita

Astor Piazzolla:
Invierno Porteño

Manuel De Falla:
Ballet Medley (from El Sombrero de tres Picos & El Amor Brujo)
Ritual Fire Dance from ‘El Amor Brujo’

Edward Elgar:
Pomp and Circumstances March No. 1 with choir