MUSCAT: Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) marked its inauguration by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos. His Highness Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmood al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for Council of Ministers and Chairman of the Royal Opera House Muscat High Committee, received on Sunday maestro and tenor Placido Domingo, who was conferred by His Majesty the Sultan with the medal of honour in the celebration which took place under the patronage of His Majesty the Sultan at Royal Opera House Muscat on that occasion, in honour of the artist for his achievements at international level.
During his current visit to the Sultanate, Placido led the Royal Symphony Orchestra of Oman in a glittering show which illustrated the high-class and international level of this orchestra, thanks to the patronage given by His Majesty for culture and arts. Placido also sang at another concert some of the world’s most famous operas. HH Sayyid Fahd praised Placido and his global reputation, during which he won many precious prizes. — ONA
— Pictures by Mohammed al Rashdi