Dubai’s operatic debut

One of the most anticipated new venues in the city of Dubai, Dubai Opera, has opened this week with a performance by famed Spanish tenor, Plácido Domingo.

The new venue, which is in the heart of Downtown Dubai in the city’s Opera District development, has a capacity for 2,000 people and will host performances from opera, theatre, orchestra, ballet, musical theatre; as well as fashion shows, art exhibitions, and other live entertainment.

The Dubai Opera season includes performances of The Pearl Fishers, The Barber of Seville, Opera Without Words, Coppélia, Giselle, Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons and more.

The full programme can be viewed online at


 Dubai Opera interior

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