Fifty One East to welcome in Doha the unrivalled limited edition Bösendorfer Liszt Anniversary Grand
International pianist, Jan Jiracek von Arnim, to perform at the Launch of the Bösendorfer event
· Fifty One East to add to its collection one of the 25 limited edition Liszt Anniversary Grand pianos, manufactured in honour of Franz Liszt the great composer’s 200th Anniversary.
Doha, 14 February 2012: Fifty One East, the Middle East’s largest luxury multi-brand store & home of the biggest and most luxurious Yamaha Music Square in the Middle East, located in Lagoona Mall , is set to welcome its first piano, the “Liszt Anniversary Grand” of the worldly renowned piano brand “Bösendorfer”. The venerated international pianist, Jan Jiracek von Arnim, will commemorate the launch of the “Bösendorfer” brand in Doha.
Jan Jiracek von Arnim will arrive in to Doha on Wednesday 15th of February for a Live Performance and Signature Session in the Yamaha Music Square at Fifty One East, Lagoona Mall from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.
Described by BBC Music Magazine as ‘one of the leading pianists of his generation’, Jan Jiracek has earned his title by claiming first place at several international competitions. He was appointed as a piano professor at the prestigious School of Music in Vienna, Austria and is frequently invited as a judge at many international piano competitions. In 2011, he was selected to be the Artistic Director of the prestigious "International Beethoven Piano Competition Vienna”.
· Bösendorfer ranks among the world´s oldest piano manufacturer, rich in tradition and world-famous for its unmistakably inspiring sound as well as its outstanding quality of its instruments. The Liszt Anniversary Grand is a limited edition model with only 25 pieces produced globally. It is a supremely elegant instrument that was designed in the honour of the great composer Frantz Litz’s 200th Anniversary.
Mr. Ziad Asmar : Executive Director of Darwish Technology at Darwish Holding said “Fifty One East has been defining the benchmark of luxury since 1950 and we are very excited about adding this limited edition piece to our collection of luxurious offering.
“Fifty One East has an elegant and timeless presence in the Qatar market as we continue to deliver to the market some of the world’s most prestigious elements,. and which represents the 1st move towards introducing more models from Bösendorfer to the refined music connoisseur in the State of Qatar. We are proud to welcome world renowned artist in Qatar like Mr. Von Arnim and we have no doubt that with Bosendorfer we will be introducing unrivaled unique pianos that will take our customers to the next level. Added Mr Asmar.
Fifty One East is the longest-standing retail chain in Qatar and the most exclusive address for a style-savvy population seeking the best life-enhancing elements. Driven by unfaltering customer loyalty, immeasurable retail known-how and a diligent belief in its commitment towards providing its community with nothing short of the most premium indulgences, Fifty One East brings the epitome of modernity fused with the essence of the Orient.
Fifty One East is home to some of the world's finest brands such as Rolex, Boucheron , Tudor, Armand Nicolet, Guy Laroche, Pasquale Bruni, Sony, Bose, Bang & Olufsen , Yamaha ,Sony Ericsson, HTC, Apple , Brioni, Lanvin, Smalto, Rochas, Marchesa, Viccini, Moreschi, Andrew Gn, Azzaro, Balmain, Diego Dolcini, Georges Hobeika, George Chakra, Reem Accra, Gianvito Rossi, J Mendel, Marchesa, Nancy Gonzales, Abed Mahfouz, Chanel, Givenchy, Lancome, Amouage, Elizabeth Arden, Dior, Lancome and YSL as well as other major global brands.
Fifty One East at Lagoona Mall is today the main anchor store of this classy Shopping Center and a world-class retail destination with the largest multi-brand superstore in the Middle East featuring 13,500 square meters of retail concepts that are aligned with the lifestyle of Doha's savviest shoppers.
About the brand name
As the sun rises, the world looks towards the east. As the earth turns, each new dawn brings light, life, and new opportunities. And so comes Fifty One East – a name chosen to reflect the geographic location of Qatar’s pioneering retail brand whilst honoring its Qatari legacy.
Situated at 51 degrees longitude, Doha is a mélange of styles and cultures. And from Kahraba Street in downtown Doha to the Lagoona Mall in the up market West Bay neighborhood, Fifty One East presents a fusion of exclusive luxury, extraordinary beauty and charming hospitality that epitomizes the very best of style in the region.
Portfolio of Brands at Fifty One East
Sony | Bang & Olufsen | Bose | Yamaha | Sony Ericsson | HTC | Apple | and more
Timepieces & Jewelry:
Rolex, Boucheron, Tudor, Armand Nicolet , Faberge, Zeno- Basel Watches, H. Moser & Cie, Guy Laroche, Pasquale Bruni, Victor Mayer, Diamanti, Joelli, Feraud, Trisi Jewelry, Cacharel, Crislu, Nina Ricci, Amore & Baci, Parker, Waterman and more
Brioni, Kiton, Barrett, Smalto, Cerruti 1881, Calvin Klein, Fabio Inghirami, Bally, Fratelli Rossetti, Moreschi, Etiqueta Negra, Henry Cottons, Sartorio Napoli, Us Polo, Vanlaack, Lanvin, Bikkemberg, Harrys of London, Gentelman Farmer and more
Andrew GN, Azzaro, Giambattista Valli, Jason WU, Leonard, Nina Ricci, Georges Hobeika, George Chakra, Tony Ward, Reem Acra, Abed Mahfouz, Diane Von Furstenberg, Michael Kors, Rochas, Theory, Victor & Rolf, Bally, Casadei, Le Silla, Pedro Garcia, Vicini, J Mendel, Marchesa, Nancy Gonzales, Zagliani, Bruno Magli, Moreschi, Stuart Weitzman, Baldinini and more
Cosmetics & Frangrances:
Chanel | Givenchy | Amouage | Elizabeth Arden | Dior | Lancome | YSL | and more