Live screening from the Royal Opera House (Wednesday).
Puccini’s operatic thriller features drama, passion and fabulous music. Jonathan Kent’s production captures the dangerous political turbulence of Rome in 1800. Dan Ettinger conducts a star cast led by Adrianne Pieczonka, Joseph Calleja and Gerald Finley.
WHY? One of the most widely performed operas – with its gripping plot and glorious music
Live screening from the Royal Opera House (Wednesday). Shakespeare’s
Shakespeare’s tale of love and loss becomes compelling dance drama in Christopher Wheeldon’s ballet adaptation. The story follows the destruction of a marriage through consuming jealousy, the abandonment of a child and a seemingly hopeless love.
WHY? An intelligent and emotionally powerful story, told through exquisite dance
Live screening from the Royal Opera House (Tuesday).
It is a heady combination of passion, sensuality and violence. Numbers such as the Habanera and the Toreador Song are instantly recognisable.
An encore screening of three ballets marking the centenary year of the composer’s birth.
The Royal Ballet’s three associate choreographers celebrate the dynamic range and danceability of Bernstein’s music.