October 2014: Chamber Orchestra Vienna Berlin in Bahrain

The smooth elegance and nobleness of the velvety string sounds of the Viennese, and the captivating and passionate brilliance of the Berliners wind soloists combine to form the celebrated Chamber Orchestra Vienna – Berlin. This decade-long cooperation between the Vienna and Berlin philharmonic orchestras creates a unique refined classical sound that ranks among the very […]

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March 2014: Vienna Boys’ Choir in Bahrain

On 12 March 2014, Vienna’s youngest music ambassadors gave their first performance in Bahrain at the Manama’s Cultural Hall which was terrifically received by an audience of all ages and nationalities. The concert was preceded by a one-day workshop at St. Christopher’s School offering local children to experience the wonders of music from up close and […]

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April 2012: Vienna Boys’ Choir premiere in Oman

Between April 11 and 13, the world’s most famous boys‘ choir performed for two nights at the Royal Opera House Muscat. Under the baton of Oliver Stech, Vienna’s „youngest ambassadors” not only sang classical-romantic choral music of Mozart and Schubert, but also folk songs from Central and Eastern Europe as well as world music from […]

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January 2012: Vienna Philharmonic premieres in Oman

Only two weeks after the Vienna Philharmonic´s New Year´s Concert, the world famous orchestra travelled to the Sultanate of Oman, inaugurating the new concert season at the Royal Opera House Muscat on 16 January 2012. A total of three debuts took place before an enchanted audience: not only the orchestra, but also Maestro Valery Gergiev […]

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November 2016: Bolshoi Ballet premieres in Bahrain

The world famous Bolshoi Ballet’s very first guest tour to the Kingdom of Bahrain on 12 and 13 November 2016 proved a great success. A line-up of 11 top ballet dancers showcased excerpts from well-loved choreographies at the Bahrain National Theatre. “Diamonds“ by Georges Balanchine, Marius Petipa’s pas de deux from his ballets „Don Qixote“ […]

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October 2011: Vienna Boys’ Choir in Kuwait

After a highly acclaimed performance series in Russia, the famous Vienna Boys’ Choir paid a visit to Kuwait on 5 and 6 October 2011: upon invitation of H.E. Sheikha Hussah Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah, the choristers guested at the Maidan Cultural Centre and Amricani Cultural Centre on the premises of the Dar al-Athar al- Islamiyyah, one of […]

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October 2015: Eifman’s Anna Karenina at Bahrain National Theatre

On 8 and 9 October 2015, Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg made its first appearance in the Arabian region. Upon invitation of H.E. Sheikha Mai Bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa, Bahrain National Theatre hosted the Russian choreographers’ masterful adaptation of Anna Karenina. 70 members of his world famous company found themselves impressed by the Bahrain National Theatre, one of the largest […]

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January 2015: Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo in Dubai

On 15 and 16 January 2015, Dubai audiences were treated to Les Ballets de Monte Carlo’s first tour to the Emirate. The world-famous dance company performed a series of Romeo et Juliette, a masterpiece crafted by its key choreographer and artistic director Jean-Christophe Maillot. The Madinat Arena, specially adapted to seat a total of 1.500 spectators, […]

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November 2015: Chamber Orchestra Vienna-Berlin returns to Bahrain

Only one year after their triumphant debut at Manama Cultural Hall, the Chamber Orchestra Vienna-Berlin returned to the Kingdom of Bahrain upon initiative of H.E. Sheikha Mai Bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa performing at Bahrain National Theater on 26 November. Representing the essence of the Vienna and Berlin Philharmonics, the orchestra includes their most skilled musicians. The audience was […]

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