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Massenet’s MANON (The MET: Live in HD in Hong Kong)

18 September 2021 - 3:00 pm - 7:25 pm

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One event on 18 July 2024 at 3:00 pm



Ever since graduating from the Met’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, Lisette Oropesa has had a meteoric career around the world, excelling in some of the pinnacles of the soprano repertoire. During the 2019–20 season, she returned to the Met stage to star in her largest role with the company to date, the irresistible heroine of Massenet’s Manon. As the young ingénue, Oropesa delivers a stunning performance, marked by brilliant coloratura, melting lyricism, and enchanting stage presence. Recorded as part of the Met’s Live in HD series of cinema transmissions, 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.

Another screening of Manon happens on 1 August 2021 (Sun), 3:05pm in Emperor Cinemas (Entertainment Building).

(Massenet’s Manon is an associated project of Le French May 2021.)

Expected running Time: 4Hrs 10Mins including 2 intermissions


The Foundation for the Arts and Music in Asia (FAMA) is a not-for-profit organisation created to increase the awareness of classical vocal music in the region and to foster an appreciation of the art of Western opera. With The Met: Live in HD program, FAMA is delighted to give residents of Hong Kong the opportunity to experience world-class opera performances from one of the world’s most famous opera companies, the Metropolitan Opera in New York, at selected cinemas in Hong Kong.

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