The next Royal Opera House cinema season has been announced, with some remarkable productions of timeless classics set to be broadcast live to Picturehouse Cinemas across the land.
Members’ priority booking is now open, and tickets go on general sale on Friday 13 May.
Monday 26 September, 7.15
This new production of Norma for The Royal Opera is distinguished by a superlative cast of internationally renowned singers.
Monday 17 October, 6.30
How much do you love your partner? How much do you trust them? And can they trust you? Mozart’s classic opera Così Fan Tutte puts two pairs of lovers to the test – with great music and distinctly unexpected results.
Wednesday 2 Nov, 7.15
An identity in crisis; a country in revolution. Anastasia is a ballet about one of the great historical mysteries of the 20th century, only recently solved.
Tuesday 15 November, 6.15
Created by Academy Award-winning film director John Schlesinger, this production brings alive a 19th-century world of romance, comedy, mystery and menace.
Thursday 8 December, 7.15
The Royal Ballet’s glorious production of The Nutcracker, created by Peter Wright in 1984, is the production par excellence of an all-time ballet favourite.
Tuesday 31 January, 7.15
International superstars Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Anita Rachvelishvili, Lianna Haroutounian and Gregory Kunde lead a superb cast of world-class singers in this Verdi classic.
Wednesday 8 February, 7.15
The pioneering literary work of Virginia Woolf is the inspiration for multi-award-winning choreographer Wayne McGregor’s brilliant triptych.
Tuesday 28 February, 7.00
A perennial delight and a much-loved classic, The Royal Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty combines the best of classical ballet, with all its charms and virtuosity, splendid music and talented dancers.
Thursday 30 March, 7.15
Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is one of the most popular of all operas, with ravishing music and a heartbreaking story of a loving geisha deserted by a callous American husband.
Tuesday 11 April, 7.15
George Balanchine’s evocation of the sparkle of emeralds, rubies and diamonds is a brilliant ballet classic.
Wednesday 7 June, 7.15
This gorgeous mixed programme demonstrates the great creative vision of Frederick Ashton, Founder Choreographer of The Royal Ballet.
Wednesday 28 June, 7.15
World-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello in Verdi’s passionate retelling of Shakespeare’s great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder.