Siam’s Most Popular Opera

June 17, 2011

Bangkok, Thailand, 17 June 2011 – As a proud sponsor of the Siam Opera, Rembrandt Hotel would like to invite all Opera lovers to Mae Naak, “the most popular opera of Somtow.” Mae Naak is a Thai folk-legend assumingly based on true story of a young beautiful lady who dedicated her life and true love to her husband.

The revival of this original production is a prequel of more to comes as the performance prepares for its London tour in September 2011. Somtow Sucharitkul, the artistic director of the Bangkok Opera and Siam Philharmonic Orchestra, has brought the show up to international standards and has prepared to share this traditional Thai story with the world. The show has been a huge success in its past two performances in Bangkok and the third performance is looking to top that success.

Starring Nancy Yuen as Mae Naak with Kyu Won Han as her deluded lover, the performance features a star-studded international cast at Chalerm Krung theatre from July 12-13, 2011 on 8 p.m. Tickets are available at Bangkok Opera Foundation +66(0)2231-5273 or Thai Ticket Major +66(0)2262-3456.

The Rembrandt Hotel is happy to live up to its name as a patron of the arts and proud to maintain its position as official sponsor of the Opera Siam. Supporting local business, environmental initiatives and charitable causes are all engrained in the vision of the Rembrandt Hotel providing for a stronger and more unified community.

About Rembrandt Hotel & Towers
Rembrandt Hotel offers luxury, outstanding services, and facilities to satisfy all travellers to Bangkok, Thailand. The property is conveniently located in Bangkok’s Sukhumvit district, near the central business district as well as shopping attractions, city landmarks and vibrant nightlife. This quality Bangkok Hotel is just a short 5 minute walk to the Asoke skytrain (BTS) and Sukhumvit metro (MRT) system. It is a great location for both tourists and business travellers, who will find easy access to all of Sukhumvit and Bangkok.

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