French composer, arranger, conductor and jazz pianist Michel Legrand will celebrate his 85th birthday by performing at Dubai Opera for one night on February 23, 2017 with tickets going on sale tomorrow, November 23.

Been in the industry for more than 50 years, Legrand has penned musical scores for movies The Summer of 42, Yentl and The Thomas Crown Affair.

Legrand has worked with some of the biggest artists in the industry including Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Frank Sinatra and Diana Ross.

This will be his first performance in the UAE.

Tickets will be available from November 23 at