Oct 172011

Well I guess it was a matter of time until it came my turn to have a go on photographing this new amazing building. The one and only Royal Opera House Muscat. Many photographers had a go with it, and I have seen several of them floating around facebook and what not. Anyway below are my versions. Firstly, let me know what you think by commenting below. Secondly I am thinking of conducting a workshop at this place in particular, so let me know if you are interested?.

First thing first, a quick history lesson.The Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) is Oman’s premier venue for musical arts and culture. It is scheduled to open on October 14th, 2011, with a production of the opera Turandot, conducted by Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo[1]. The opera house is located in Shati Al-Qurm district of Muscat, Oman. Built on the royal orders of Sultan Qaboos of Oman, the Royal Opera House reflects contemporary Omani architecture, and has a capacity to accommodate maximum of 1,100 people. This opera house is first in the world equipped with Radio Marconi’s multimedia interactive display seatback system, Mode23.[2] The opera house complex consists of a concert theatre, auditorium, formal landscaped gardens, cultural market with retail, luxury restaurants and an art centre for musical, theatrical and operatic productions.

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