Fatima Said made her singing debut at 14 at the Cairo Opera House and had progressed to become the first Egyptian soprano to win a scholarship to study at the prestigious academy of the world famous La Scala opera in Milan.
The mezzo-soprano who was born in Berlin but lived just outside Vienna died Saturday, Austrian news agency APA said.
The world’s most popular musical, The Phantom of the Opera opened for the first time in the UAE at Dubai Opera on Wednesday.
Legendary opera singer Placido Domingo, who is facing myriad sexual harassment accusations, has resigned as general director of the Los Angeles Opera.
With France gripped by strike action crippling the transport system in a dispute over pensions reform, news emerged Saturday of the latest government concessions -- to striking ballet dancers at the Paris Opera.
This weekend will see the acclaimed musical ‘Broken Wings’, a musical adaptation of the iconic poet Gibran Khalil Gibran’s 1912 masterpiece, brought to the UAE for the very first time by Broadway Entertainment Group and Dubai Opera.
‘It will be a joy to witness it, in the Duomo, during the Easter celebration which evokes the mystery of birth and rebirth,’ the Italian tenor says.
Reclusive Turkmenistan staged its first foreign opera on Tuesday, nearly 19 years after the Central Asian country's founding president banned the art form.
Opening for the first time after the lockdown, the Gran Teatre del Liceu opera house was filled with 2,292 plants that were treated to a performance of Puccini's 'Crisantemi' by musicians, and were later donated to healthcare workers.