CCP relaunches the Metropolitan Opera live in HD at Greenbelt Makati


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 CCP relaunches the Metropolitan Opera live in HD at Greenbelt Makati

The Cultural Center of the Philippines, the New York Met Opera and the Filipinas Opera Society Foundation Inc. in cooperation with the Ayala Malls Cinemas and Greenbelt, will relaunch screenings of the latest operatic productions by the Metropolitan Opera through digital technology, starting with Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème in high definition video and full dolby sound at the Greenbelt 3 Cinema 1 on September 16, 2014 at 6:45pm.

La Bohème is an opera in four acts, composed by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, based on Scènes de la vie de bohème by Henri Murger. The world premiere performance of La Bohème was in Turin on 1 February 1896 at the Teatro Regio, conducted by the young Arturo Toscanini. Since then, La Bohème has become part of the standard Italian opera repertory and is one of the most frequently performed operas worldwide.

Other scheduled screenings of Met Opera productions for this season are:

October 14              Rigoletto

November 18           Rusalka

December 16           Othello

January 13, 2015      La Bohème   

February 10             Werther                 

          March 3                  Enchanted Island

All screenings are at 6:30 pm.

For information, please call Ms. Dominique Dionisio at 0929-7848783 or Ms. Barbie Maceda at 0917-8879687.

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