33rd Macao International Music Festival offers early bird discounts until Sunday


Tickets for the 33rd Macao International Music Festival (MIMF), organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, are currently available and early bird discounts are offered until this Sunday (August 11). Many programmes have been highly sought-after by the public since the first day of sales; as tickets are limited, the public are advised to purchase tickets as soon as possible to enjoy this grand musical feast with the theme of “The Instrumentalist”.

This edition of the MIMF opens with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's classical opera The Magic Flute, a production by the Komische Oper Berlin and the British theatre group 1927. It combines animation with live singing and is  highly praised all over the world. The prestigious Vienna Philharmonic will return to Macao to perform under the baton of the most sought-after Columbian-Austrian conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada in collaboration with famous Chinese pianist Yuja Wang. Vienna Philharmonic’s Annual midsummer open-air concert is broadcasted every year by the European Broadcasting Union. This year, the orchestra will hold an outdoor concert in Macao, providing the Macao audience with a world-class event. With 16 Gammy nominations and five Grammy awards, jazz musician Billy Childs will join hands with three exceptional musicians to present a wonderful  night of jazz. Moreover, Sejong Soloists will present, Haydn’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in C Major with Macao’s violinist Sophia Su in the concert Serenade of Strings.

Tickets for the performances of the 33rd Macao International Music Festival are now open for sale at the Macao Ticketing Network. An early bird discount of 30%, subject to certain criteria, is available from now on until 11 August and a 20% discount will be offered from 12 August onwards. In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China and  the 20th anniversary of Macao’s Return to the motherland, this edition of the Festival features “Special Offers in Celebration of the Handover”, including a 30% discount on one ticket and a 50% discount on two or more tickets for the concert The Vienna Philharmonic by presenting a valid Macao Resident Identity Card. Members of the public who purchase their tickets with BOC Credit Card or BOC Card will receive a 30% discount on tickets for The Magic Flute and for the concert The Yellow River Cantata. A 20% discount on tickets for all other performances is also available for holders of designated credit cards. A 25% discount will be offered to OM Friends, CCM Friends and Friends of the Macao Chinese Orchestra during the early bird period and a 20% discount from 12 August onwards. A 50% discount will also be offered to holders of Macao Senior Citizen Card or Disability Assessment Registration Card.

For more information, please visit the Festival’s webpage at www.icm.gov.mo/fimm or the respective page on Facebook (“Macao International Music Festival”). 24-hour ticketing hotlines: 2855 5555 (Macao). Ticketing website: www.macauticket.com

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