The MET: Live in HD 2022 – Massenet’s Cinderella

Xiqu Centre Seminar Hall

Overview

Join us for a spellbinding screening of Massenet’s fairy-tale opera Cinderella – perfect summer entertainment for the whole family

Description

This August, as part of the Metropolitan Opera’s MET: Live in HD 2022 series, we invite you and your family to a matinee screening of Massenet’s fairy-tale opera Cinderella (Cendrillon). The abridged English-language adaptation of Laurent Pelly’s delightful staging unfolds in a storybook setting with fun, whimsical costumes, and mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as the rags-to-riches princess Cinderella. Conductor maestro Emmanuel Villaume leads an acclaimed cast, with mezzo-soprano Emily D’Angelo as Prince Charming, soprano Jessica Pratt as Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother, and mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe and bass-baritone Laurent Naouri as her feuding guardians.

 

Artistic Team:
Composer: Massenet
Director: Laurent Pelly
Conductor: Emmanuel Villaume
Main Cast: Isabel Leonard, Emily D’Angelo, Jessica Pratt

 

Co-presented with:

Foundation for the Arts and Music in Asia Ltd.

 

The production is a delight
── New York Times

 

Whimsical and comical
── New York Classical Review

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