As Maria Callas once said, “An opera begins long before the curtain goes up and ends long after it has come down. It starts in my imagination, it becomes my life, and it stays part of my life long after I’ve left the opera house.”
If you love the magic of opera, don’t miss out on this enchanting Macau experience. Mandarin Oriental, Macau has launched two brand new luxury accommodation packages for classical music lovers who wish to experience Macau’s 2018/19 Concert Season. If you’re headed to the city, book either the hotel’s A Symphonic Escapade in Macau or An Exclusive Orchestra Evening and receive two VIP concert tickets and other benefits, including 30% reduction on spa treatments.

One of the world’s wealthiest destinations, Macau is known by many as  the ‘Vegas of China’, offering an epicentre of gambling and glamour – as well as elegant cultural delights.

Concerts featured in the hotel’s two room offers will be highlights of the Macao Orchestra’s 2018/19 Concert Season and performed at the Macao Cultural Centre Grand Auditorium.

Priced at HKD 2,599++, tThose who book A Symphonic Escapade in Macau can choose to attend one of three concerts the Macao Orchestra has organised in collaboration with internationally renowned musicians, conductors and ensembles. The extravagant lineup includes:

1 25 November 2018: National Geographic: Symphony for Our World
Multimedia concert featuring National Geographic natural history footage with live orchestral performance

2 16 February 2019: Valentine’s Day Concert
R. Schumann: Overture to Genoveva; C. Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor
Brahms: Symphony No.4 in E minor
Conductor: Lio Kuokman
Pianist: Chen Sa

3 27 July 2019: 2018-19 Season Closing Concert
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major
Schubert: Symphony No.9 in C Major
Conductor: Lu Jia
Violinist: Kyung Wha Chung

The hotel’s second luxury room package for classical music aficionados, An Exclusive Orchestra Evening, is offered to guests wishing to celebrate opening night of the 2018/19 Concert Season on 1 September 2018 or New Year’s Eve on 31 December 2018:

1 1 September 2018: 2018-19 Season Opening Concert 
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.1 in F-Sharp minor
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
Conductor: Lu Jia
Pianist: Barry Douglas

2 31 December 2018: Starry Vienna – New Year Concert
R. Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier Suite
Suppé: Overture to Light Cavalry, and more…
Conductor: Arvo Volmer
Soprano: He Hui

The Exclusive Orchestra Evening package is a one-night stay for two priced from HKD 4,699++.

For further information and reservations, please visit www.mandarinoriental.com/macau.