May 18 2020

Damascus Opera House…cultural edifice embraces creativity in all circumstances

Damascus, SANA_ In central Damascus, the Syrian capital, a Syrian cultural and artistic monument is located to form, together with Al-Assad National Library, the Higher Institute of Music and Performing Arts, and the Ballet School, the cultural heart of the oldest inhabited capital in the world. During the terrorist war on Syria, the cultural, musical, theatrical and other cultural activities did not stop, despite the fall of the terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of the innocent people of the opera workers and visitors, in a real defiance of the death. Dar Al-Assad for Culture and Arst, (Damascus Opera House) …

May 8 2020

Damascus Opera celebrates the 16th anniversary of its creation

Damascus, SANA_ With a musical performance, the Orchestra of the Musical Institute “Sulhi Al-Wadi” commemorated, through the digital channels and platforms, the 16th anniversary of the inauguration of the al-Assad House for Culture and the Arts (Damascus Opera). On May 7, 2004 the opening premiere was on the stage of the Opera where most of the current players in the Syrian teams were children or adolescents. Broadcasting a classical piece, led by Maestro Andre Maalouli, through the digital channels and platforms, aims at conveying a message that educational work, despite all the circumstances, continues to graduate a musical generation that …

Apr 14 2020

During quarantine period, Damascus Opera House broadcasts concerts online

Damascus, SANA_ During the quarantine period in Syria, The Damascus Opera House will broadcast on its website the concerts it hosted during the last period. This step is part of the preventive measures taken to deal with the novel Coronavirus. The initiative strengthens the concept of culture at a distance that is imposed by the crisis of the coronavirus pandemic. Director General of the Opera Maestro Andre Malouli, told SANA that the cultural institution adopted this measure based on the conviction of the importance of music in spreading positive energy, especially in these circumstances. He clarified that this step offers …