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Yanni set to play Amman's mountainous Citadel this September / Al-Bawaba

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The No. 1 selling, composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist and global phenomenon - His fabulousness, international Greek musician Yanni, will be gracing Amman, Jordan with his presence for the first time in his fruitful career. Having put on a spectacular show at Cairo's Pyramids in October 2015, he is now returning to the Middle East for what is predicted to be yet another magical evening on 25 September, 2016.

News of Yanni coming to Amman was positively received by thousands of his fans, when the announcement was first made by the "Friends of Jordan Festivals" Facebook page on 16 June. One Facebook user commented, "That's what I call good news." Another wrote, "I am sure that performance will be stunning!." The concert will take place at the stunning Amman Citadel, which sits high up on a mountain, surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the Jordanian capital.

Yanni has performed his distinctive music in exotic and historic locations all across the world. From his groundbreaking concert at the Acropolis to his most recent televised performance at El Morro, Puerto Rico, Yanni has pushed the boundaries of the way audiences experience live music. After performing at China's Forbidden City and India's Taj Mahal, Yanni realized his lifelong dream to perform at the foot of the Sphinx at the Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt - the last of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World that remains today. Yanni's latest release for Sony Masterworks / Portrait - YANNI: THE DREAM CONCERT - LIVE AT THE GREAT PYRAMIDS OF EGYPT is music taken from the November 2015 concert and premieres on PBS stations throughlout 2016.

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