6 Must-See Shows at Dubai Opera in Festive December!

Want to know which performances are coming to Dubai Opera in December? Here’s a quick guide on what to expect, starting with…

1. The music of Bryn Terfel

Renowned Welsh bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel has won a Grammy, Classical Brit and Gramophone Award during his career… and now he’s playing Dubai Opera. Ready to experience one of the world’s most celebrated voices?

When: December 3 from 8pm-11pm

Tickets: from AED 200

2. Pianist and singer Rufus Wainwright

Singer, pianist, songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright will perform a special and intimate set solo on guitar and piano. He’s collaborated with artists including Elton John, Boy George, Joni Mitchell, Pet Shop Boys and producer Mark Ronson among others.

When: December 6 from 8pm-10pm

Tickets: from AED 295

3. Harry Potter concert!

We literally can’t wait for this one! Experience a symphony orchestra performing music to the entire film Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Relive the magic on a 40-foot screen while hearing the Czech National Symphony Orchestra perform John Williams’ score.

When: December 7 from 8pm-11pm

Tickets: from AED 175

4. An evening with Dame Joan Collins 

Hollywood icon Dame Joan will grace the Dubai Opera stage in her new show as she reveals some of the exciting stories and secrets from her long career. Expect an intimate conversation with the living legend (including a Q&A session with the audience!)

When: December 12 from 8pm-11pm

Tickets: from AED 295

5. Jingle Bell Favourites

Get ready to sing along at the Jingle Bell Favourites concert… which we think is perfect for family festive time. Featuring all your favourite Christmas classics performed by London Concert Orchestra Show Band, Capital Voices and West End soloists, it’s one not to miss.

When: December 14 from 8pm-10:30pm

Tickets: from AED 150

6. Composer Omar Khairat

Legendary composer Omar Khairat will be accompanied by his incredible orchestra as he takes the stage at Dubai Opera. One of the most applauded composers and pianists in the Middle East, Khairat’s highly-anticipated performance is guaranteed to leave you breathless.

When: December 22 from 9pm-11pm

Tickets: AED 360

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