Selected Screenings of International Stage Performances

Metropolitan Opera

Sunday, May 15, 2022 14:30     Macao Cultural Centre Small Auditorium     Tickets: MOP 80

The glamour of the stage is no longer limited to a specific time and space. International masterpieces are now brought to the local audience through the silver screen.

With captivating acting skills, The Lehman Trilogy by the National Theatre Live leads audiences to look back at a contemporary epic. The French literary classic The Count of Monte Cristo is presented by the long-standing Moscow Operetta Theatre. A Swan Lake by the Norwegian National Ballet offers a reinterpretation of the classic dance piece with awe-inspiring visual effects and choreography. Akhnaten by the world-leading Metropolitan Opera is a reproduction of the work by American music maestro Philip Glass, with the most sophisticated and stunning theatrical aesthetics.


Metropolitan Opera
(2019, USA)

Small Auditorium, Macao Cultural Centre
Tickets: MOP 80 (Purchase tickets through Macao Ticketing Network)

Director: Phelim McDermott
Composer: Philip Glass
Duration: 220 minutes including two intervals
Language: Multi-languages
Subtitles: Chinese subtitles on English dialogues
Category: Group A (Suitable for all ages)
Target participants: Aged 6 and above


A Timeless Masterpiece Presented by a First-Class Opera Company, Bringing the Legendary Era of Ancient Egypt to Life
Akhenaten is the third installation of Philip Glass’ Portrait Trilogy based on the real historical legendary figures. It follows the rise and fall of Akhenaten, the ancient Egyptian pharaoh, in his quest to radically alter his society. Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo plays the pharaoh, while mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges plays Queen Nefertiti. Philip McDammer uses circuslike juggling to create eye-catching visuals that complement the show’s mind-blowing ritual music. Karen Camminsek made her Met-debut with this hypnotic score.


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