Alpen Capital highlights Emirati Artists at the Visions for Tomorrow Art Exhibition

UAE, 9th April, 2014:Alpen Capital and Alpen Asset Advisors Limited in partnership with Mussawir Gallery organised an Art Exhibition for their clients on 8th April at the Emirates Towers Hotel. The Art Viewing and exhibition titled “Visions for Tomorrow – A Journey through Art” featured works of talented artists from India, Pakistan and the UAE. The event also featured a talk on the topic “The Art of Collecting” by Hala Khayat, Head of Sales of Arab, Iranian and Turkish Modern and Contemporary Art at Christie’s Dubai.

“We organised this exhibition in keeping with our long standing tradition of supporting Arts and Culture in the UAE. The Exhibition provided a platform to highlight the work of three talented artists from the UAE. We have always supported local talent be it through these artists at the exhibition or over the years through local musicians at our Global Fusion concerts”, says Rohit Walia, Executive Chairman, Alpen Capital and Alpen Asset Advisors Limited

This year's concert featured Grammy award winner Pandit Vishwamohan Bhatt in the lead on the Mohan veena - a rechristened version of the western Hawaiian guitar. The concert also included musical geniuses such as Clive Carroll the brilliant acoustic guitarist from the UK, Louis Banks, the grand master of Jazz music from India on the Keyboards, the versatile Ranjit Barot on Western Drums and Percussion, Gwyneth Wentink from Holland on the classical Harp, Mohamed Farghaly and Mohamed Mohamed Farghaly from Egypt on the Oudh and Kanoo, Satyajit Talwalkar, one of the brightest young tabla exponents from India, Elie Afif from Lebanon on the Bass Guitar and the child prodigy Khawlah Al Rayhy from the UAE on the violin. Adding a visual element to the musical fusion were Aditi Bhagwat from India and La Conja from the USA presenting a spectacular fusion of Kathak and Flamenco dance forms.

"As I look back I am very proud of how Alpen Capital has successfully established itself in the region and created a niche for itself. Global Fusion was first organized to mark the launch of Alpen Capital ten years ago. It is amazing to see that what started as a client networking event has evolved into a brand in itself featuring over 90 internationally renowned musicians from around the globe. I am very glad that our clients and special guests joined us in our ten year celebrations and enjoyed the musical experience last evening",says Rohit Walia, Executive Chairman, Alpen Capital and Alpen Asset Advisors Limited
The Exhibition featured works of Indian artists such as Arun Pandit, Arya C Chowdhury, Gautem Dey, Mintu Malik, Jiban Biswas, Pakistani artists such as Ali Abbas, Ali Asad Naqvi, Amjad Ali Talpur, Annem Zaidi, Jamshed Qaisar, Mashkoor Raza, Noreen Akhtar, Qamar Siddiqui, Tariq Javed as well as Emirati artists such as Humaid Mansoor, Tauseef Al Mullah and Yasmine Al Khaja.

View the gallery of photos taken during the event below: