An Opera on Benazir Bhutto Life to be Staged in US Next Year

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An Opera on Benazir Bhutto Life to be Staged in US Next Year

NEW YORK: US opera company to set stage on the life of Benazir Bhutto in Pennsylvania to debut next year.

An Opera is all set to open in US on the life of the daughter of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, former chairperson of Pakistan’s one of leading political party, a former Prime Minister of Pakistan and first lady Prime Minister in the Muslim world, Benazir Bhutto. She was assassinated on 27th of December in Rawalpindi during her pre-election campaign.


This opera is being created by an Emirati-American composer Muhammad Fairouz, and an award winning novelist Muhammad Hanif and it will premier in Pittsburgh of Pennsylvania State of USA next year.

Pittsburgh Opera General Director Christopher Hahn stated, “The opera focuses on Benazir Bhutto’s extraordinary life and the influences upon her, and the effect that her stand for women and their ability to lead has had on the world stage”.

Muhammad Fairouz is said to be a rising star in the world of opera, his voice has been regarded as “an important artistic voice” by The New York Times and also quoted by BBC as “one of the most talented composers of his generation”.

Benazir Bhutto was followed by millions of people in Pakistan during her lifetime and even after her assassination she still lives in the hearts of those followers. Benazir Bhutto has had a lot of tragedies during her life span, she became Prime Minister of Pakistan twice.


Indeed it is something important and all of us are looking forward to it.

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