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Royal Opera House Muscat – Crown of the Middle East!

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Having driven passed the Royal Opera House in Muscat

and having watched its progress for three years

(it is on my way to work) I was delighted

to have booked a ticket ( effortlessly through its website)

for the ballet ‘Don Quixote’

in November 2011 for its inaugural season.

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Well!

Words cannot adequately explain my delight

and enjoyment at this wonderful experience!

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From the minute I stepped inside, being ushered by proud,

smart Omanis in National costume I was in sheer heaven!

No expense has been spared, the detail is phenomenal,

the chairs are individually carved, the upholstery lavish and a distinct

Arabian theme permeates!

The acoustics are amazing and the patrons were in

their very best.

It was an absolutely, wonderful experience

and I implore you to go at least once, if you

are given the opportunity.

So .  .  .  I have now purchased my own set of opera

glasses online (the website is linked

to Coventry Gardens, London) and I hope to be a regular patron.

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That this ‘Crown of the Middle East’ is finally open in its third

season AND on my doorstep is a double blessing!

Roll on magical fairyland!

See their website for performance listings.

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2 thoughts on “Royal Opera House Muscat – Crown of the Middle East!

  1. Wow! What a treat. I wonder who produces and directs the products? Local or “imports”? On my little island in Western Canada, we have a very active little theater with both local and other troupes, casts and performers. On Saturdays, we can watch a live tele-broadcast of the opera being performed at the Met in New York. It’s amazing to think we are seeing it in actual time. (Morning for us)

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