Royal Opera House, Muscat, Oman

Royal Opera Muscat 2

The architectural character of the building was influenced by the grand style of modern Omani palaces, and reflects their outward design features and circulation patterns.

size : Eight hectares (20 acres);
1,000-seat concert hall (18,580 SM / 200,000 SF)
Royal Opera House Exterio

The front entrance is an expansive palm-treed piazza backed by five tall, arched entryways into a hall that forms the central focus of a colonnade designed to create a grand feeling of entrance. The structure was finished in locally-sourced limestone and complementary stucco.

Royal Opera House Entrance

The venue incorporates a movable acoustic shell within the stage area and adjustable proscenium elements to create alternative acoustic configurations and stage formats to suit the various requirements. These elements provide a unique, adaptable volume control arrangement which gives unparalleled natural acoustic potential.

Royal Opera House Pipe Organ
features

World-class opera house and concert theatre; auditorium; formal landscaped gardens; cultural souk with retail, food and beverage outlets; arts centre

Royal Opera House Concert Hall
Royal Opera House Pre Function
Royal Opera House Grand Staircase
Royal Opera House Backstage
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