1. Legendary South-African singer-songwriter Johnny Clegg will perform at the Dubai Opera on September 20. Clegg’s Dubai concert is part of his swansong world tour The Final Journey, so expect the whole nine yards – greatest hits from his 40-year-long career, dance, and music by a live band. Show starts at 8pm; tickets from Dh250 at dubaiopera.com.

2. Opera stars Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov take the stage on September 21. The Russian-Azerbaijani couple are considered the world’s leading soprano and tenor. Mikhail Tatarnikov will conduct the show which will also feature a guest performance by baritone Elchin Azizov. Show starts at 8pm; tickets from Dh350 at dubaiopera.com.

3. It’s set to be a whole new world at the Dubai Opera when Lea Salonga, the Filipina singer who voiced Disney’s Princess Jasmine, performs on September 22 and 23. The musical theatre maestro who has performed in Broadway classics like Les Miserables, Miss Saigon and West Side Story will regale Dubai audiences with a mix of hits from the stage and her films. Tickets from Dh450 at dubaiopera.com; show starts at 8pm.