It’s always a pleasure to travel leading a small group tour. Zegrahm Expeditions, acclaimed for their exceptional programs, have included a guided small group tour to Oman & Jordan with me in their new tour program.
Chedi Muscat Cabana poolside
The size of the group enables us to organise experiences that may not be available for an individual traveller. However, a small group usually does allow flexibility to
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Oman has been included in Bradt Guide’s 2018 ‘Exceptional Places’ and the Oman Bradt Guide is now available worldwide.
This annual listing is a recommendation of those countries, cities or regions that Bradt, the award-winning guidebook publisher, feels should be visited.
Royal Opera House Muscat
This year’s exceptional places include
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10 For the music lover in you, Muscat has one of the best Opera houses in the world. Most winter weekends there is a performance, perhaps of Opera itself or occasionally Ballet.
Royal Opera House- Muscat – Oman
Arab singing stars are hosted
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Oman’s Royal Opera House has a remarkable mix of performances over the 2017 – 2018 season. In September they launch with Aida by Verdi
Verdi conducting Aida in Paris1880
for 3 days 14, 16,17 performed by Teatro Regio Torino (‘Royal Theatre’ Turin) – the
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May can often be Oman’s hottest month and temperatures over 40c are frequent. This means that activities need to be selected to take the heat into account.
Ice Skating Oman
Though spending time in one of Oman’s almost innumerable
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With the days still not too hot and the evenings pleasantly warm March is a fantastic time to get out and about in Oman.
Starting the month off is a concert with one of the concert world’s greatest performers, Anna Netrebko and a rising star Yusif Eyvazov.
Royal Opera House Muscat
Any performance at the Royal Opera House is worth attending but this one should be stellar and has very limited seat availability
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Almost hidden in the Royal Opera House complex is the opulent restaurant Al Angham.
Al Angham Restaurant Frankincense Ice Cream
Decorated in a
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Military Bands Performance
The Royal Opera House in Muscat Oman held three evening performance by Military Bands.
oman military bands
The Royal Guard, the Royal
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We went to Muscat’s Royal opera House to hear Sherine, one of the Arab Music World’s mega stars.
Arriving at the Royal Opera House
Collecting the pre-paid tickets
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All of Oman’s Military Bands gave a public concert in late afternoon at The Royal Opera House in Muscat.
Royal Opera House Military Music
I enjoyed watching, and wondered
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We had a nice evening listening to Jessye Norman sing some classic light Jazz in Oman’s Royal Opera House.
Her accompanist was
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Muscat’s Royal Opera House is currently hosting performances of the Glimmerglass production of The Music Man.
Glimmerglass Festival performers in rural Oman
It was a pleasure
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We enjoyed an evening of Gershwin and Felix Mendelssohn at the Royal Opera House,
Royal Opera House Orchestra Dell Accademia Teatro Alla Scala
while Thunder & Lightning played outside around Muscat.
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After the night with Anouar Brahem & Randy Weston we went in for more eastern ‘fusion’ with an evening of music at the Royal Opera in Muscat
Omar Faruk Tekbilek
by Omar Faruk Tekbilek.
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Oman’s Royal Opera House is expected to open during the winter 2011.
Muscat Royal Opera House Programme 2010
Whetting our appetite for the type of events they will hold is an eclectic programme for Oman’s Royal Opera House for the season through to December 2010 . They will be held in other theatres in Muscat until it opens.