When it comes to luxury, high-end hotels, state-of-the-art restaurants and unlimited shopping opportunity, Dubai gives its visitors a world of unparalleled experiences. Crowning these experiences is the aesthetic experience of watching a live performance at the famed Dubai Opera, which reflects the artistic and multicultural landscape of the city. Since opening in 2016, Dubai Opera has established itself amongst the most prestigious multi-format performing arts venues in the Middle East and is the place to be when it comes to sampling the most stunning and engaging performances by international talents.
An exquisite stage for Dubai’s varied live performing arts scene and much more
For the uninitiated, the 2,000-seater Dubai Opera celebrates and features a variety of visual and performing arts in forms ranging from opera, classical & theatrical performances, concerts, ballets and musicals through to art exhibitions, orchestra, fashion, comedy, rock, jazz shows and live entertainment as per season. Dubai Opera’s flexibility to transform into a Roman-style proscenium arch theatre, an acoustic concert hall, and 2,000 square meter flat floor event space to host a multitude of events, makes it an ideal platform for all types of performances. Dubai Opera forms a part of The Opera District that comprises of luxury hotels, a design studio, high-end residential apartments, leisure spaces, retail plazas, waterfront promenades. The convenient location of Dubai Opera on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard in Downtown Dubai makes it perfect for access to the Dubai Fountains, Dubai Mall and the Burj Khalifa – the ultimate choices for visitors to do, see, eat and shop in Downtown Dubai.
From the allure of theatrical magic to a memorable multi-sensory experience
Dubai Opera has been the beating heart of Dubai’s performing arts scene since it opened with an inaugural concert by Spanish Tenor Plácido Domingo in the fall of 2016. The multi-faceted venue has been hosting many mesmerising operatic performances, musical productions and dance performances by the likes of Italian classical crossover tenor, Andrea Bocelli; Welsh opera star, Bryn Terfel; popular Catalan tenor, José Carreras; Spain’s popular Flamenco performer, Sara Baras; and musicals including CATS, Les Misèrables and The Nutcracker on Ice. The latest classical stage productions to be showcased at the venue include, Madame Butterfly and West Side Story. There is always something new to see or do at Dubai Opera.