Vittorio Grigolo Headlines Dubai Opera Ball

By Francisco Salazar

M Premiere and Mundus Gala are set to present the Dubai Opera Ball on Nov. 18, 2023 at the Dubai Opera.

The gala will be headlined by tenor Vittorio Grigolo, who recently withdrew from performances of “Don Carlo” at the Opéra de Monte-Carlo due to “personal reasons.” The production was set to open Nov. 22 and ran through Nov. 26, 2023.

The gala will also star the Bolshoi theatre’s own Denis Rodkin, tenor Riccardo Massi, jazz legend Igor Butman, and the Janoska Ensemble from Austria. Other guests include rising stars Anastasia Bartoli and Vasilisa Berzhanskaya. The Northern Sinfonia Orchestra will be conducted by Music Director Fabio Mastrangelo.

The Dubai Opera Ball follows the success of the 2022 gala.

The gala will include a VIP cocktail reception, a Fulminant ball opening dance, a Gala dinner, and musical performances from the aforementioned artists.