Royal Opera House Muscat Announces 2022 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Royal Opera House Muscat has announced its tenth anniversary season.

The season opens with Verdi’s “Rigoletto” in production by Franco Zeffirelli. The new production is the final piece of work that Zeiffirelli left behind. The production will star Leo Nucci in the title role, Dmitry Korchak (Duke of Mantua), Giuliana Gianfaldoni (Gilda) and Ricardo Zanellato (Sparafucile).  The orchestra and choir of Fondazione Arena di Verona perform along with the Omani Opera Choir Group under the baton of Jan Latham-Koenig.

Performance Dates: Jan. 20-22, 2021

Jan Latham-Koenig conducts Verdi Masterpieces which will feature soloists from “Rigoletto.”

Performance Date: Jan. 23, 2022

Marco Arturo Marelli conducts the Orchestra and Chorus from Volksoper Wien in a production of Lehár’s beloved “The Merry Widow.” 

Performance Dates: Feb. 17-19, 2022

The Armenian State Symphony Orchestra will be performing the Donizetti Masterpieces concert alongside a host of talented artists. The program will explore his most popular opera composition from opera buffa to opera seria.

Performance Dates: March 10, 2022

Manuel Renga directs Donizetti’s “L’Elisir d’Amore-The Factory of Ideas.”

Performance Dates: March 12, 2022