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CCP Met Opera in HD presents Bizet’s ‘Pearl Fishers’

03:30 AM January 08, 2018

Diana Damrau is Leïla in Bizet’s “The Pearl Fishers”

Georges Bizet’s “The Pearl Fishers (Lês Pecheurs de Perles),” the second offering for the Cultural Center of the Philippines Met Opera in HD Season 5, will be screened on Jan. 9, 6:30 p.m., at Greenbelt 3 Cinema 3.

Set in ancient times on the island of Ceylon, “The Pearl Fishers” is about Nadir and Zurga, whose friendship has been tested by love.  

Star soprano Diana Damrau gives life to Leïla, while Matthew Polenzani and Mariusz Kwiecien portray Nadir and Zurga, respectively. Nicolas Testé plays the high priest Nourabad. Maestro Gianandrea Noseda conducts Bizet’s supremely romantic score.

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The CCP Met Opera in HD series features screenings of the latest operatic productions of the Metropolitan Opera of New York through the high-definition digital video technology and Dolby sound, recreating the experience of watching an opera production at the Met live.

Call 8323706, or e-mail ccpsalesandpromo@gmail.com. Call Greenbelt 3 Cinema at 7577883 or visit culturalcenter.gov.ph.

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