2021 Edition > looking back: 12 years of the met: live in hd in hong kong
Looking Back: 12 Years of The MET: Live in HD in Hong Kong

Looking Back: 12 Years of The MET: Live in HD in Hong Kong brings you three French operas in the encore season this year! In Massenet’s Werther, star tenor Jonas Kaufmann brings aching intensity and vocal charisma to the tortured title hero, Sophie Koch, is an appealing and elegant Charlotte, the object of Werther’s passionate affection that will lead to tragedy. Richard Eyre’s atmospheric production is conducted by rising maestro Alain Altinoglu. Kaufmann will also sing the title role in Gounod’s Faust, adapted from the classic German legend. René Pape as Méphistophélès is menacing and elegant in equal measure, and Marina Poplavskaya delivers a searingly intense portrayal of the innocent Marguerite. This thrilling production is by Des McAnuff, Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts. Exhilarating soprano Lisette Oropesa shines as the title role in Massenet’s Manon, the young girl who is so obsessed with money that it leads to her tragic demise. This performance also features tenor Michael Fabiano as the impetuous Chevalier des Grieux and baritone Artur Ruciński as Lescaut. Maurizio Benini is on the podium to lead one of the most passionate scores in the French operatic repertoire.

Emperor Cinemas (Entertainment Building)
Address: 3/F, Entertainment Building, 30 Queen’s Road Central, Central

Festival Grand Cinema
Address: Level UG, Festival Walk, 80 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong

K11 Art House
Address: Level 4, K11 MUSEA, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui

MOViE MOViE Pacific Place
Address: Level 1, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway Road, Admiralty

MCL Cyberport Cinema
Address: Shop 103 on Level 2, The Arcade, Cyberport, No. 100 Cyberport Road, Pokfulam

Premiere Elements
Address: 2/F, ELEMENTS, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon

Please visit presenter’s official website for ticketing details: www.themetinhongkong.info

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Date
2 May-16 Oct 2021
Tickets
From $200
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