An encore screening from The Bridge Theatre in London. Caesar returns in triumph to Rome. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets of the capital.
WHY? Directed by Nicholas Hytner and starring Ben Wishaw and Michelle Fairley
A live screening (Tuesday) of three ballets marking the centenary year of the composer’s birth. Bernstein was one of the first classical composers in America to achieve both popular and critical acclaim. The Royal Ballet’s three associate choreographers celebrate the dynamic range and danceability of his music.
WHY? Featuring choreography from Wayne McGregor, Liam Scarlett and Christopher Wheeldon
A live screening from the Royal Opera House (Wednesday). Phyllida Lloyd’s production of Verdi’s opera on Shakespeare’s tragedy. Macbeth sees Verdi at his most theatrical – it bristles with demonic energy.
WHY? Conducted by Antonio Pappano, with a magnificent cast including Anna Netrebko, Željko Lučić and Ildebrando D’Arcangelo
Run time tbc
A live screening from Startford-upon-Avon. On his return from battle, Macbeth meets three witches. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder. A contemporary production of Shakespeare’s darkest psychological thriller.
WHY? Starring Christopher Eccleston and Niamh Cusack
A live screening of this masterpiece of modern ballet, set to music by Massenet.
Manon’s brother Lescaut offers her to the highest bidder, but she elopes to Paris with Des Grieux. She becomes Monsieur GM’s mistress, is arrested as a prostitute and eventually dies from exhaustion.
Thur 3 May 7.15pm | 155 mins
An encore screening directed by Rufus Norris.
Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy sees Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness.
Wed 16 May 2pm
Direct from London's West End.
This breathtakingly beautiful Tony Award-winning musical, inspired by the Oscar winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the City of Light.
Featuring the gorgeous music and lyrics of George and Ira Gershwin, stunning designs, and show-stopping choreography. With a record-setting 28 five-star reviews from critics, An American in Paris is coming to the big screen at Norden Farm.
An American GI’s chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer leads Paris to become the backdrop to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship and love in the aftermath of war.
WHY? 'Truly ravishing' The Guardian
An encore screening of a thrilling and evocative love story set in London during the Second World War.
The internationally acclaimed choreographer’s interpretation of the classic fairy tale has, at its heart, a true war-time romance. A chance meeting results in a magical night for Cinderella and her dashing young RAF pilot.
Tues 29 May 2pm | 110 mins
Live screening (Tues).
A new production of Tchaikovsky’s magnificent classical ballet. Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. He is enraptured when one of the swans turns into a beautiful woman. But she is under a spell allowing her to regain her human form only at night.
Tues 12 Jun 7.15pm (live) and Sat 16 Jun 2pm (encore) | 180 mins
Encore screening of the classic love story.
What if your first true love was someone you’d been told you must hate? The most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion. It is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents.
Wed 18 Jul 7pm (encore) | Run time tbc
The King of Waltz returns with his legendary annual Maastricht concert.
Is the most eagerly anticipated cinema event of the year, last year setting new box office records in several countries.
The concert is set against the stunning medieval backdrop of the town square in André’s Dutch hometown. It features the maestro in his element, along with his 60 piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, sopranos, tenors and very special guests. André delivers an unforgettable musical experience full of humour, fun and emotion for all ages.
This summer, the concert is a celebration of love! ‘Amore, My Tribute to Love’ is the renowned violinists tribute to his love for music, and his love for both of his families; his wife and children, and of course for his Johann Strauss Orchestra, who he has performed with for over 30 years.
It follows on from the release of his album Amore last year, which features his own versions of classic love songs, from the worlds of popular and classical music.
Take a front row seat and experience this spectacular musical event on the big screen. Enjoy backstage access, interviews with André and his special guests, musical favourites and much, much more, exclusive to cinema.