Dresden Opera Ball
in the UAE

Dubai Opera, 14 March 2022

The big ball evening

with world stars of classical music in the
Dubai Opera House on 14 March 2022

Travel with us this spring to one of the most vibrant and modern cities in the world and experience the spectacular premiere of the 1st Dresden Opera Ball in the United Arab Emirates on March 14, 2022.

The Dresden Opera Ball in the UAE is a unique composition of a special gala premium event based on the model of the succesful Dresden Semper Opera Ball. We welcome you to an extraordinary ball night on the Persian Gulf! History and modern culture, the highest classical entertainment and world-class artists make this event a fantastic experience among international guests and prominent personalities.

The Dresden Opera Ball in the UAE will be a meeting of great cultural nations and an incomparable experience conceived and staged by the creators of famous Semper Opera Ball – a project purposed to support and expand German, European, Russian and Arabian relationships.

Dresden Opera Ball builds bridges by implementing classical European ball culture into the luxurious and splendid Arabian atmosphere of the UAE.

Golden Jubilee

Embedded into the one year long celebration activities of United Arab Emirates‘ Golden Jubilee in 2021, The First Dresden Opera Ball in the UAE is aimed to be an important highlight event by adding European and Russian influences and traditions to modern musical and artistic performances from the Arabian world.
Dresden Opera Ball is bringing top-class European and Russian artists to the UAE for a spectacular multi-cultural experience featuring the very best to celebrate German, European, Russian and Arabian culture united in one night.

The Dresden Opera Ball in the UAE is dedicated to UAE‘s great development while approaching their golden 50th anniversary while celebrating the countries profound efforts and accomplishments becoming one of the worlds leading nations.

Enjoy togehter with us this wonderful night, an unequalled experience among prominent personalities and international world-class artists - a fantastic ball and gala event of superlatives.

United Cultures

European traditions meet Arab innovation

The UAE will host the world with EXPO in 2021/22 to celebrate culture, world-wide collaboration and innovation with millions of visitors from across the globe.
Warm Emirati hospitality at its finest, as well as the UAE‘s values of inclusion, tolerance and cooperation makes the UAE the perfect venue for one of the most brightest and shining classical entertainment events brought to the UAE from Europe – The First Dresden Opera Ball in the UAE.

More than 200 nationalities call the UAE home, the country has the world‘s tallest building, record-breaking attractions and some of the world‘s most luxurious hotels. Dubai and Abu Dhabi are leading tourist destinations, global and local events have gained worldwide attention.

The Dresden Opera Ball in the UAE welcomes tourists and residents interested in cultural bridges and highest classical entertainment to celebrate a unique premium class event in the city of superlatives at the Persian Gulf. Dresden Opera Ball‘s program unites German, European, Russian and Arabian cultures.

Monday, 14 March 2022


Enjoy a fantastic ball night with us! We celebrate with you in the modern and multifunctional opera house in the center of Dubai.
The iconic dhow-shaped building of Dubai Opera is a masterpiece of contemporary design and a stylish tribute to Dubai’s maritime history. 

6.00 pm Red carpet opening ceremony
6.30 pm
VIP reception
8.00 pm Grand opening gala and ball with breathtaking performances and stars of classical music in the multifunctional ballroom of the Dubai Opera with English moderation
Accompany us through the glamorous ball night on March 14, 2022 with first-class entertainment, culinary highlights, music and dance!
9.30 pm Grand finale with Dresden Opera Ball debutants
9.45 pm Fulminant ball opening dance
10.00 pm Gala dinner orchestrated by Armani Hotel Dubai culinary team
until 01:30 am Dancing music and entertainment

Classic and entertainment

The program of the big gala show at the Dubai Opera

Enjoy a unique composition with world-famous artists at the opening program of the Dresden Opera Ball in the United Arab Emirates. Under the baton of Fabio Mastrangelo, an international orchestra with musicians from Dresden Chamber Orchestra accompanies grandiose performances by world-class tenor Placido Domingo, the exceptional Egyptian soprano Fatma Said, the prima ballerina of the Moscow Bolshoi Theater Svetlana Zakharova and the Russian violinist Vadim Repin. The program is complemented by great performances by the Russian pop singer Valeryia and many other surprises. Look forward to the grand opening dance with a choreography specially created for the occastion and with young debutante couples from Dresden!

Reserve tickets

We offer you an exclusive contingent of tickets for this festival of the senses on 14 March 2022, which will be organized and implemented by an international team and the makers of the Dresden Semper Opera Ball in Dubai. Let us build bridges between our cultures and peoples togehter!

Celebrate a superlative Euro-Arab ball with us - a great meeting of cultural nations and an incomparable experience in terms of strengthening and expanding the Euro-Arab partnership.

For access to our strictly limited ticket contingent, please contact:

Dresden office
telephone: +49 351 484 54 66
email: sales@opernball-dresden.de

Dubai office
telephone: +971 44 473 863
email: info@mpremiere.com

Tickets are also available on official ticket plattforms:
Category 1
1,800 Euro
Exclusive Table
Placement in the most exclusive table category
VIP table for 10 persons
Ball in Dubai Opera
incl. transfers, welcome drinks, and gala dinner
Category 2
1,600 Euro
Royal Table
Placement in the 2nd table category
VIP table for 10 persons
Ball in Dubai Opera
incl. transfers, welcome drinks, and gala dinner
Category 3
1,400 Euro
Diamond Table
Placement in the 3rd table category
VIP table for 10 persons
Ball in Dubai Opera
incl. transfers, welcome drinks, and gala dinner
Category 4
460 Euro
Platinum Ticket
Placement in 1st circle
Ball in Dubai Opera
incl. welcome drinks

Category 5
360 Euro
Gold Ticket
Placement in 2nd circle
Ball in Dubai Opera
incl. welcome drinks
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Successful model

Dresden‘s Semper Opera Ball is the largest classical entertainment event in the German-speaking world and has developed into one of the most important European ball events.

Since 2006, the ball has convinced 2,500 guests in and 15,000 spectators in front of the world famous Dresden Semper Opera House as well as millions spectators in front of TV screens year after year.

Its composition of arts and artists is unique in Germany. The grand opening gala is broadcast live on television for 5 hours throughout Germany and Europe. Not only national and international media representatives follow Semper Opera Ball closely, also top-class personalities from politics and business as well as stars and starlets from culture and entertainment feverishly await this major event of the city of Dresden every year. A rousing program, the spectacular debutante waltz, dance, music and exhuberant atmosphere create the most beautiful night of the year.

The German brand „Dresden Opera Ball“ establishes similar event concepts around the world in the most beautiful and exciting cities.

Our partners

Dresden office

Opernball Dresden GmbH
Schützenplatz 14
D-01067 Dresden
+49 351 484 54 66

Hans-Joachim Frey, General Director
Tobias Schönfeld, Project Manager
Trixi Steiner, Project Manager
Andrea Mylo, Project Manager
Beier Zhang, Project Manager
Dubai office

M Premiere
Office 2710, Al Shatha Tower, 27th Floor
Dubai Media City, Dubai

+971 44 473 863