Opera in the Park is returning to Dubai for 2015 and here's what you can expect in Wafi
Opera in the Park is returning to Dubai next month.
The occasion, celebrating classic music, is taking place at Wafi rooftop gardens on November 5 and 6 with John Innes, Georg Tormann and Julia Kermott performing.
One tickets is priced at Dhs225, and each couple gets a picnic blanket to share along with a basket featuring Scottish smoked salmon with apple, celery and walnut salad. That is served with artisan breads, vintage cheese, farmhouse sandwiches and homemade chutney, as well as specialty prawn cocktail followed by a delicious double chocolate mousse cake plus a complimentary welcome drink per person.
“Join us for another unforgettable night of Opera in the park. Witness the electrifying performance of the opera singers performing a mix of contemporary and classic hits including popular songs as ‘O sole mio’, ‘La Donna e mobile’, to name a few,” said Mariano Andres, Pyramids restaurants General Manager.
The performance which includes popular songs from the world of Opera, Broadway and Big band swing, begins at 8pm, and those hoping to go need to book in advance.
In case you need enticing to sign up for the night, a little bit about each singer:
American Soprano, Julia Teal Kermott, was born and raised in San Diego, California. Ms. Kermott was praised by critics of the Santa Barbara News-Press, as a performer with “a commanding vocal and stage presence”. Most recently, Ms. Kermott sang the lead role of Adina in L’Elisir d’amore by Donizetti with Center Stage Opera in Northridge, California.
She was praised by critics of the Santa Barbara News-Press, as a performer with a commanding vocal and stage presence. Most recently, she sang the lead role of Adina in L’Elisir d’amore by Donizetti with Center Stage Opera in Northridge, California.
John Innes performed together with his brother Moray in 2008 at a sell-out concert in Glasgow at The Royal Concert Hall and was accompanied by The Scottish Festival Orchestra and Chorus, followed by a national concert tour in 2011.Theatres include The Worthing Pavillion, The Theatre Royal York, and Cambridge Corn Exchange.
Georg Tormann has been a professional singer, pianist and singing teacher for over 20 years. After gaining a bachelor of music degree from Goldsmiths college he went on to tour with several opera companies including Opera Holland Park, European Chamber Opera, English Festival Opera, London City Opera, with whom he performed the role of Falke in Die Fledermaus on their 1999 American Tour and The Royal Carl Rosa with whom he performed the role of Frederick, in The Pirates of Penzance. Georg is also chorus master for the London Concert Chorus, with whom he will be appearing, for the 12th consecutive year, in six performances at the Royal Albert Hall, London.