Italian opera conquers Oman music scene

(AGI) Muscat, Oct 21 - Italian opera has conquered the musicscene of Oman with the concert "Dal Deserto al Mar: theUniversal Love of the Italian Opera". The event, organised bythe Italian Embassy, was held in the Oman capital of Muscat tomark the 15th Week of the Italian Language in the World. Guestof honour was Mohammed Al Zubair, Special Adviser to the Sultanof Oman for economic planning. The concert was held at theauditorium of Al Bustan and was attended by an audience of morethan 400. The performers were soprano Marigona Qerkezi, themezzo-soprano

(AGI) Muscat, Oct 21 - Italian opera has conquered the musicscene of Oman with the concert "Dal Deserto al Mar: theUniversal Love of the Italian Opera". The event, organised bythe Italian Embassy, was held in the Oman capital of Muscat tomark the 15th Week of the Italian Language in the World. Guestof honour was Mohammed Al Zubair, Special Adviser to the Sultanof Oman for economic planning. The concert was held at theauditorium of Al Bustan and was attended by an audience of morethan 400. The performers were soprano Marigona Qerkezi, themezzo-soprano Cinzia Chiarini, tenor Ugo Tarquini and baritoneAndrea Porta, all from the Teatro Sociale in Como, northernItaly. They were accompanied on the piano by maestro GiorgioMartano. They performed a selection of arias from works byGaetano Donizetti, Puccini, Verdi, Mascagni and Mozart. (AGI). .