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Popstar Sophie Ellis-Bextor Will Perform at the Dubai Opera Soon

Winter season at the Dubai Opera is looking more exciting than ever as the venue gears up to host Sophie Ellis-Bextor and more.

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Loved by millennials and Gen-Z alike for her viral 2001 single ‘Murder on the Dancefloor’, Sophie Ellis-Bextor is all set to perform at the Dubai Opera later this year. The British singer and songwriter will take the stage at the famed venue on Saturday, October 26, to sing some of her best tracks such as ‘My Puppet Heart’, ‘Never Let You Down’, ‘Get Over You’, and many more. Following a sold-out European tour, and with tickets to her upcoming North America tour in September selling fast, the popstar’s Dubai concert is sure to be buzzing with fans from more than one generation.

Ellis-Bextor is not the only exciting act on Dubai Opera’s lineup for this year. Below, find out more about the various concerts and dances you can catch at the venue come winter.

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Carla Bruni

On September 27, renowned French-Italian singer Carla Bruni will take the stage to treat fans to her mesmerizing vocals in songs like ‘Quelqu’un m’a dit’, ‘Raphael, ‘Le toi du moi’.

Gustavo Santaolalla (5 October 2024)

Famed composer Gustavo Santaollala, also known as the mastermind behind the soundtracks of The Last of Us game, Babel, and Brokeback Mountain will perform on October 5. The Argentine musician has also won an Academy Award, Grammy, and Golden Globe among many others for his work.


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Romeo and Juliet (17-18 October 2024) 

The iconic Shakespearean drama Romeo and Juliet has been reimagined by acclaimed choreographer Benjamin Millepied to feature a beautiful mix of dance, cinema, and music by Sergei Prokofiev. Theatre fans can catch it live on two days, October 17 and 18.


Following its 2021 performance, Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida will return to the Dubai Opera from September 13-15, to tell the love story of Ethiopian princess Aida and Egyptian general Radamès.

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