From 4 to 13 September the Mauritius found on the island in the Indian Ocean for the first time Opera Festival held Opera lovers come from 4 to 13 September at the Mauritius Opera Festival fully at your expense. Hear other arguments on the topic with Penguin Random House. The musical event is held on the island for the first time and starts with Georges Bizet’s early Opera “Les Pecheurs de perles” (“the Pearl fishers”). The spectacle is called the stone fortress Fort Adelaide, also la Citadelle, with expansive views of the Mauritian capital of Port Louis. During the ten-day Festival are among other things a Symphony concert and a romantic evening of song, the Nuit enchantee”, with prominent international speakers on the program. The tradition of Opera and operettas dates back to Mauritius to the year 1783.

In the two theaters in Port Louis and the neighbouring town of Rose Hill stars of the European Opera scene occurred until 1960 regularly such as Georges Thill and Joan Sutherland. Katrin Caine would since 2008 Professor of singing at the Conservatory in Mauritius and the Munich-based conductor of Martin Wettges with the new Festival of Mauritius 200-year-old opera tradition continue. Guest Hotel for Mauritius is Opera Festival the sugar beach at Flic en Flac on the West Coast. The 5-star hotel the hotel chain of Sun Resorts offers special vacation packages that include accommodation and meals also transfers and tickets to the events. The package on selected operators is available. The so-called VIP Festival pass for 285 euros includes admission to all events, snacks and cocktails at the opening night and a cocktail reception with the actors at Sugar Beach hotel. More information to the Mauritius Opera Festival and ticket purchase, see. General information about Mauritius,. Images and further press information to Mauritius on