The 2022/2023 season opens with great fanfare, presenting all the richness and variety of a programme that encompasses tradition and innovation, enhancing and promoting talent. As tradition is celebrated so new talent and debuts for emerging and world class artists are sought to add freshness to the established appeal of the opera house.
SEASON 2022 BOOKLET
The 2022 season of the Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) marks the significant 10th anniversary of the opera house and an incredible decade of musical performance. The past 10 years have established the success of the opera house as a unique institution presenting world class performances with the defining artists of the era. Since the inauguration in 2011 by His Majesty, the late Sultan Qaboos bin Said, ROHM has presented 364 shows, to over 1 Million people, opening up musical performance to over 40,000 school children with our Education and Outreach initiatives. In this anniversary season we are delighted to commemorate a decade of wonderful achievement. The anniversary is celebrated poignantly with an exhibition on the life and work of Franco Zeffirelli at the Royal Opera: House of Musical Arts (ROHMA), in conjunction with a special production of Giuseppe Verdi’s famous opera Rigoletto, with direction by the late Zeffirelli. This was his final work and it brings us full
innovative productions, world premieres, Arab music, revivals of much loved classics, orchestral concerts and exciting international shows supported by a diverse range of events and exhibitions for people of all ages. This season sees ROHM’s world premiere of the Davide Livermore directed Die Zauberflöte, an exciting re-visioning of Mozart’s great classic, set in the landscape of Oman. After the incredible success of the past season, ROHM’s masterpiece Lakmé begins to tour the world and we continue to build on this foundation of in house production while also enjoying collaborations and co-productions with world class opera houses: Bizet’s Carmen starring the world famous tenor José Cura; Puccini’s La Bohème; Donizetti’s Anna Bolena; Rossini’s L’Inganno Felice; Banevich’s The Story of Kai and Gerda; and, Ravel’s L’Enfant et les Sortilèges, spanning a glorious 200 year period of Italian, French, Austrian and Russian opera. We celebrate the symphonic repertoire with some of the greatest
The multidisciplinary work of Royal Opera House Muscat showcases rich and diverse artistic creations from Oman, the region, and the world; provides a space for culture and socioeconomic development reflections and actions; inspires audiences and nurtures creativity with innovative programs; fosters cultural vitality and unleashes talent; promotes cultural tourism; and puts cultural diplomacy into practice by reinvigorating global and multi-disciplinary collaborations and exchanges. - See more at: http://www.rohmuscat.org.om/about-us/overview#sthash.bfe0e3SL.dpuf