The Royal Opera House Muscat

Oman103 Muscat

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Location

The Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) is Oman’s premier venue for musical arts and culture. It was officially opened on October 12th, 2011, with a production of the opera Turandot, conducted by Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo. The opera house is located in Shati Al-Qurm district of Muscat, Oman. Built on the royal orders of Sultan Qaboos of Oman, the Royal Opera House reflects contemporary Omani architecture, and has a capacity to accommodate maximum of 1,100 people.

This opera house is first in the world equipped with Radio Marconi’s multimedia interactive display seatback system, Mode23. The opera house complex consists of a concert theatre, auditorium, formal landscaped gardens, cultural market with retail, luxury restaurants and an art centre for musical, theatrical and operatic productions.

Music Program

Operas:
My Fair Lady - Lerner and Loewe
Don Paquale - Donizetti
Cinderella - Rossini

Concerte and Recitals:
Piotr Beczala
Riccardo Muti
Joyce Didonato

Jazz:
Kinan Azmeh & Yasmine
Preservation Hall Jazz

Arabesque:
Marcel Khalife
Omar Khairat
Reda Dance Troup