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CCP Met Opera in HD Returns to Greenbelt Cinemas

CCP Met Opera in HD Returns to Greenbelt Cinemas

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After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, CCP Met Opera in HD, in cooperation with the Metropolitan Opera of New York, Filipinas Opera Society Foundation Inc., and Ayala Cinemas, returns to Greenbelt Cinemas for its 7th season. 

CCP Met Opera in HD Season 7 will feature one MET Opera in HD production every month until February 2023 at Greenbelt 3 in Makati.

The line-up is as follows:

  • CARMEN by Georges Bizet on October 4, 6:30 PMIn this production, mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine is opera’s ultimate seductress, opposite tenor Roberto Alagna, who played Don José in the MET’s Live in HD performance in 2010. Soprano Aleksandra Kurzak sings Micaëla, alongside bass Alexander Vinogradov as the swaggering bullfighter Escamillo. Louis Langrée conducts the Sir Richard Eyre production.
  • LA TRAVIATA by Giuseppe Verdi on November 15, 6:30 PM

    In his first Live in HD appearance as the Met’s Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Michael Mayer’s new production, featuring an 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Soprano Diana Damrau plays the tragic heroine, Violetta, and tenor Juan Diego Flórez returns to the Met for the first time in five seasons to sing Alfredo, Violetta’s hapless lover. Baritone Quinn Kelsey is Alfredo’s father, Germont, who destroys their love.
  • DIALOGUES DES CARMÉLITES by Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc on December 6, 6:30 PM

    The Met’s Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads an accomplished ensemble in Poulenc’s devastating modern piece on faith and martyrdom. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard is the young Blanche de La Force, opposite Met legend Karita Mattila as the First Prioress.
  • LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT by Gaetano Donizetti on January 10, 2023, 6:30 PM

    Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena team up for a feast of vocal fireworks on the Met stage. Baritone Maurizio Muraro is Sergeant Sulplice, with mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts.

  • SAMSON ET DALILA by Camille Saint-Saëns on February 7, 2023, 6:30 PM

    Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic stars mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča and tenor Roberto Alagna in the title roles; MET’s Live in HD audiences last saw the pair together in the 2010 transmission of Bizet’s Carmen. Bass-baritone Laurent Naouri co-stars as the High Priest, with baritone Elchin Azizov as the Philistine king Abimélech and bass Dmitry Belosselskiy as the Old Hebrew. Darko Tresnjak, the Tony Award–winning director of A
    Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, makes his debut directing the first new Met production of the opera in 20 years. Sir Mark Elder conducts.

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