The 2023 edition of Dubai Opera Ball will take place on November 18.
Viory, the international news agency of the Global South, has announced its collaboration with Dubai Media to exclusively distribute the Dubai Opera Ball across digital platforms and broadcasters worldwide.
Following the success of the inaugural Dubai Opera Ball in 2022, the 2023 edition is set to take place at the Dubai Opera House on November 18. Merging classic European ball culture with the luxurious ambience of the United Arab Emirates, the exclusive gala will showcase international stars from the classical world and a grand ball featuring debutant couples hailing from various European countries.
Viory will provide a livestream of the event accessible through digital platforms and media outlets on its website. Additionally, a live satellite transmission will be made available to broadcasters globally. Viory ensures that viewers worldwide won’t miss any key moments from the Opera Ball by offering a post-event highlights package through the Viory platform. The highlights will also be broadcast on Dubai One.
Esteemed classical artists headlining this year’s Dubai Opera Ball include Vittorio Grigòlo, renowned as one of the leading tenors of his generation; ballet star and premier of the Bolshoi Theatre Denis Rodkin; Italian tenor Riccardo Massi from La Scala; jazz legend Igor Butman; the Janoska Ensemble from Austria, and many other international performers. The star-studded event will be accompanied by the Northern Sinfonia Orchestra, conducted by maestro music director Fabio Mastrangelo. The evening will culminate with debutant couples from Europe captivating the audience with a dance exhibition in a three-four-time signature.
Eyad Alhussein, Head of MENA Newsroom Viory, said: “The Dubai Opera Ball is a unique event that combines European classical culture with the modern-day opulence of the UAE. Working with Dubai One allows us to bring this exclusive Ball to the global stage, giving classical lovers across the world the chance to experience the glamour of this gala night with world stars from opera and ballet.”
Hans-Joachim Frey, Artistic Director of Dubai Opera Ball, commented: “I am excited to work with Viory to take the Dubai Opera Ball to an international audience. The way our event bridges Emirati and European culture is truly unique, and I cannot wait to give more people the opportunity to experience the world-class talent on display.”
This announcement comes on the heels of Viory’s brand launch at the Global Media Congress in Abu Dhabi, where the news agency solidified partnerships and agreements, including cooperation deals with UNA (Union of OIC News Agencies), CCTV+, and membership in AUB (African Union of Broadcasting).