The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD at Bethanie on 14 Nov 2015
La Donna Del Lago
The University of Pennsylvania Club of Hong Kong and Columbia University Alumni Association of Hong Kong are proud to present the HD broadcast of the premiere Metropolitan Opera production of Rossini's La Donna del Lago, based on Sir Walter Scott’s “The Lady of the Lake”, at Hong Kong’s historic Bethanie.
La Donna del Lago is one of the nine dramatic operas that Rossini wrote for Teatro San Carlo in Naples between 1815 and 1822. The Met has brought back the popular opera in 19th century back with a stellar cast including Joyce DiDonato, Juan Diego Flórez and Daniela Barcellona, into an unforgettable evening.
The opera will be introduced by Laurence Scofield, Foundation for the Arts and Music in Asia (FAMA), and followed by a buffet supper (see menu below):
Seasonal Garden Greens with Asparagus
Prawn and Roasted Cherry Tomato Salad with Basil
Norwegian Smoked Salmon Platter
Assorted Dressings and Condiments
Coq Au Vin
Penne with Semi-fried Tomatoes, Thyme and Brie Cheese
Linguini with Crab Meat and Truffle Cream Sauce
Orange Chocolate Cake
Fruit Salad with Kirsch
Saturday, November 14
HKAPA Bethanie Landmark Heritage Campus
139 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
*Limited parking available. Taxis and public transport are suggested.
HK$460/person (includes ticket and full buffet dinner)
Guests are welcome
Please email confirmation of bank transfer for HK$460 to the FAMA account below to firstname.lastname@example.org . Tickets will be provided at the venue.
Bank Name: STANDARD CHARTERED BANK (HK) LTD
A/C Name: FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND MUSIC IN ASIA LTD
A/C No: 003-972-0-066711-1
What is the Met: Live in HD?
The Met: Live in HD presents high-definition screenings of opera performances in the Metropolitan Opera House, one of the best opera house in the world. Its dazzling productions are filmed by 14 different cameras in high definition format and transmitted to cinemas across the world. The acclaimed performances now reach over 2,000 venues in 70 countries and receive rave reviews. The impact of the live performance remains spectacular on screen. Hong Kong opera lovers can enjoy world-class performances comfortably in local cinemas setting. The experience of watching the Met: Live in HD is the next best experience to being in the opera house itself, the wonderful closeups and backstage interviews provide added value. Many of our patrons have started out as opera newbies but are now confirmed fans. It’s a wonderful way to step into the world of opera!