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ROHM provides glimpses of opera in Oman

by SARAH MACDONALD
Opera is considered a complete form of art since it includes music, acting, literature, costumes and sets.– Photos by Khalid Al Busaidi/ROHM
The concert was designed to teach the audience, many of whom were so small they had to sit on their parents’ laps to see the stage, about the types of songs included in an opera

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