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Members of the Filipino-American community are invited to hear musical excerpts from the opera and meet the producers and performed on Thursday, January 31st at 6:30PM at the Philippine Center. (556 Fifth Avenue).
Felipe de Leon’s opera version of “Noli Me Tangere” is based on a historical novel by Jose Rizal which tracks the twilight of Spanish colonization in Philippines. A novel that rocked the Philippines to political consciousness in the late 19th century. A country whose classical opera tradition borrowed greatly from the introduction of European opera.