Oman’s Top 5 things to do in April

Oman’s Top 5 things to do in April often includes outdoor.

There will often be a several day long Camel near Muscat; including the Ardha 2 man event.

Camel event Oman Oman’s Top 5 things to do in April
Camel event Oman

The races are in the morning, well before Continue reading “Oman’s Top 5 things to do in April”

Royal Opera House Muscat

In 2001, Sultan Qaboos set up the project, initially called ‘House of Musical Arts’; subsequently, the name ‘Royal Opera House Muscat ‘ was used, and design started in 2003.

Royal Opera House under construction 2010 - Muscat
Royal Opera House under construction 2010 – Muscat

The opera house was opened on October 12, 2011 by Continue reading “Royal Opera House Muscat”

Celebrations for the return to Oman of Sultan Qaboos

at Oman’s Royal Opera House

The welcome return to Oman of Sultan Qaboos has been celebrated throughout Oman. Probably nowhere as spectacularly as at the Royal Opera House.

Royal Opera House Sound and Light welcomes Sultan Qaboos home.
Royal Opera House Sound and Light welcomes Sultan Qaboos home.

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Jessye Norman followed by Football Fans

We had a nice evening listening to Jessye Norman sing some classic light Jazz in Oman’s Royal Opera House.

Jessye Norman
Jessye Norman

Her accompanist was Continue reading “Jessye Norman followed by Football Fans”

Gershwin and Mendelssohn at the Royal Opera House

We enjoyed an evening of Gershwin and Felix Mendelssohn at the Royal Opera House,

Royal Opera House Orchestra Dell Accademia Teatro Alla Scala
Royal Opera House Orchestra Dell Accademia Teatro Alla Scala

while Thunder & Lightning played outside around Muscat.
Gershwin’s music was Continue reading “Gershwin and Mendelssohn at the Royal Opera House”

Royal Opera House in Oman

With a Board of Trustees which includes a couple of US Secretaries of State, a Queen, and innumerable ‘others’  the Aspen Institute is a high profile organization based in the United States.

Later 2011 it will be hosted by Oman’s Royal Opera House when they open the “Aspen Creative Arts World Summit” .  This opening season for the Royal Opera House in Oman will have an extraordinary program – including

Royal Opera House Muscat pre opening
Royal Opera House Muscat pre opening

Fairuz, José Carreras, Placido Domingo.