With Royal Blessing of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, His Highness Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers and Chairman of the Higher Committee for the Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) patronises over the opening ceremony of the House of Musical Arts on the 15th of January 2019, located at Shati Al Qurom, beside the Opera House.
Sayyid Fahd was received by members of the Higher Committee for the ROHM. He also unveiled the plaque marking the opening of the Muscat Art House, Then shook hands with a number of those in charge of Musical art house.
The ceremony included a number of music performances from the Sultanate and the rest of the world. The Royal Oman Symphony Orchestra, Opera Singing Team and Hamasi Singing Team participated in the first part of the programme with a number of performances of which were from the Omani art heritage.
The second part included performances from the global opera masterpieces by the Czech National Symphony Orchestra with the participation of Nino Machaidze, the Georgian operatic soprano and Ramón Vargas, the Mexican operatic tenor.
It is a new addition to the Royal Opera House Muscat which was opened eight years ago to promote arts and enhance cultural dialogue with countries that have rich art heritage in a bid to cement the art and culture cooperation with them.
The establishment of the House of Musical Arts came to achieve integration with what is provided by the ROHM by focusing on the other cultural areas through the permanent cultural exhibition at which modern technologies are used beside the visiting exhibitions and cultural lectures that cast light on the development of arts through age and its connection with the diversity in this field the world is witnessing in all epochs.