London’s Royal Opera House’s Live Cinema Season returns to screens across Australia
The Royal Opera House’s Live Cinema Season returns to screens across Australia with a brand-new program featuring twelve breathtaking live performances of world-class opera and ballet direct from London’s 2019/2020 season.
Audiences in Australia are never far from the action at the Royal Opera House, with select filmed live performances coming to the big screen at 20 Event Cinemas nationwide and 5 Village Cinemas in Victoria and Launceston from November 2019 to August 2020.
The 2019/20 program includes: Peter Wright’s beloved Christmas classic The Nutcracker (recorded from 2016); Ludwig van Beethoven’s uplifting masterpiece Fidelio; a glorious production of iconic classical ballet Swan Lake; and the Opera Australia co-produced Cavelleria Rusticana/Pagliacci, which combines two opera classics in a resplendent re-creation of life in a south Italian village.
Alex Beard, Chief Executive, The Royal Opera House
“We are thrilled to announce the return of the Royal Opera House’s live cinema season to Australia for its second year. After a hugely successful 10th anniversary season we are back with an expanded program, giving Australian audiences an even broader selection of phenomenal performances to choose from. Through our partnership with Event and Village Cinemas we look forward to sharing the very best of opera and ballet from the Royal Opera House with audiences across the country.”
Image by Matt Fraser of The Sleeping Beauty