Bizet’s “Les Pêcheurs de Perles” with French Buffet at the Béthanie
A night of French opera gets even more exciting with the addition of a French buffet menu: Guests of Le French May’s special screening of Bizet’s “
(“The Pearl Fishers”) as performed by the Met, will be delighted come intermission, when they get a full French feast of smoked salmon, coq au vin, and brandied cherry clafoutis. The opera, composed when Bizet was only in his early 20s, centers around a forbidden love affair in a village in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), between a virgin priestess and a fisherman. Held at the historic neogothic Béthanie building, dinner and a show doesn’t get much more dramatic than this. Jun 25, 6pm. The Béthanie, 139 Pok Fu Lam Rd.,
Pok Fu Lam, themetinhongkong.info. Ticket only $210, and buffet $525, reserve at email@example.com.