Muslim singer/songwriter Maher Zain will perform alongside the 45-piece Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) at the Artscape Opera House. Picture: Phando Jikelo/African News Agency.
Cape Town - Muslim singer/songwriter Maher Zain will perform alongside the 45-piece Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) at the Artscape Opera House on October 26 and 27.

Maher is the biggest name in the Islamic music genre and has over 1.8 billion views for his music videos.

He has released three albums with Thank You Allah (2009) being internationally acclaimed.

“Following our collaboration with Inner Circle Entertainment in the Symphony of Ghazal two years ago, we are delighted to perform with Maher Zain, said Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra’s chief executive Louis Heyneman.

Swedish R&B singer Maher Zain landed at the Cape Town International Airport this afternoon, he will be performing at the Artscape this coming weekend. He is posing with his youngest fan 5-year-old Muhamed Nadkar. Photographer: Phando Jikelo/African News Agency(ANA)

Maher will be accompanied by his international band of musicians from Egypt, Spain, Lebanon, Belgium, Netherlands and the UK.

“Showcasing international musicians such as Zain, meets the CPO’s goal to expand its reach beyond symphony concerts, opera, ballet, musicals and school concerts to meeting new audiences in crossover concerts that appeal to a wider spectrum of communities.” 

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