The Macao Orchestra (OM, from the Portuguese acronym), under the Cultural Affairs Bureau, presents the “2016-2017 Season Closing Concert ─ Eine florentinische Tragödie” on Saturday, 29 July, at 8pm, at the Macao Cultural Centre Grand Auditorium, featuring the staged version of renowned opera Eine florentinische Tragödie by Alexander von Zemlinsky, as well as the eternal masterpiece Songs of a Wayfarer by Gustav Mahler, a great composer of the Post-Romantic Era. Under the baton of the Music Director of the Macao Orchestra, Lü Jia, the concert also features three young singers who will present a high quality music feast to the audience. Tickets are now available at the Macau Ticketing Network.
Set in Florence during the Renaissance, the opera Eine florentinische Tragödie narrates the story of a duel between a wealthy merchant and a nobleman over a love affair. This one-act opera features refined music and an intense plot. The concert also presents Gustav Mahler’s Songs of a Wayfarer, the favourite masterpiece of Austrian post-Romanticist composer. The concert, under the baton of Music Director Lü Jia, features two young talented Korean singers - soprano MyungJoo Lee and baritone Paul Kong – as well as tenor Erik Nelson Werner, from the United States, offering entrancing vocal and musical performances to the audience, a wonderful experience identical to the one of a real opera house.
Tickets for the concert “2016-2017 Season Closing Concert ─ Eine florentinische Tragödie” are priced at MOP400, MOP350, MOP250 and MOP150. Holders of Bank of China multi-currency credit card or Bank of China card enjoy an exclusive discount of 30%. Ticketing hotline: 2855 5555. For details and enquiries about the programme, please contact OM through tel. no. 2853 0782 during office hours or visit the Macao Orchestra’s website at www.icm.gov.mo/om.