Dubai Opera is a 1901-seat, multi-format, performing arts centre, which is located within The Opera District in Downtown Dubai. It was designed by Janus Rostock of Atkins to host a variety of performances and events including theatre, opera, ballet, concerts, conferences and exhibitions. Its plans were announced by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in March 2012 and it was completed in 2016. It opened on 31. August 2016 with a performance by Placido Domingo. The linear lighting in the building was realized with solutions from LED Linear™.

Lighting design



Janus Rostock / WS Atkins


Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Building owner

Emaar Properties


Ismail Gamal Abdulla, LED Linear

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