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The State of Kuwait, a country in Western Asia with an oil-based economy, and one of the smallest countries in the world, sports the largest opera house in the Middle East, at the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre.
Various music festivals are held in Kuwait, including the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters' International Music Festival.
Notable classical musicians from Kuwait include soprano Amani Hajji, tenor Abdulrahman Al-Mahmeed and the Kuwait-born German bass Tareq Nazmi.