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COPPELIA
Delibes - Vikharev

The Bolshoi's unique version of Coppelia exhibits a fascinating reconstruction of the original 19th century choreography of this ebullient comedy
involving a feisty heroine, a boyish fiancee with a wandering eye, and an old dollmaker.

Sunday 10th June 2018 - 4.00pm
COPPELIA
Bolshoi Ballet Live



The Royal Ballet
SWAN LAKE
Liam Scarlett after Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov

The Royal Ballet presents a new production of Tchaikovsky's magnificent ballet, with additional choreography by Liam Scarlett.

Tuesday 12th June 2018 - 7.15pm
SWAN LAKE
Royal Opera House Live


National Theatre
MACBETH
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Rufus Norris

The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness.
Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

Sunday 1st July 2018 - 2.30pm
MACBETH
National Theatre Encore


Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence
and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents.
The most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion and an irresistible desire
for change, but leads all too quickly to heartbreaking consequences.

Wednesday 18th July 2018 - 7.00pm
ROMEO & JULIET
Royal Shakespeare Company Live


ANDRE RIEU'S 2018 MAASTRICHT CONCERT

Known to millions as ‘The King of Waltz’, André Rieu is one of the world’s most popular
music artists. 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.

Set against the stunning medieval backdrop of the town square in André’s Dutch hometown, the
spectacular Maastricht concert 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 humor, fun and emotion for all ages. This presentation of André Rieu’s 2018 Maastricht
Concert in Cinemas features host Charlotte Hawkins, who conducts an interview with André Rieu the
moment he steps off stage, exclusively for cinema audiences.

This summer it will be all about the world of love! Amore, my tribute to love is André’s tribute to love,
the love for music and for both of his families : the small one, his wife and children - and the big one, the
Johann Strauss Orchestra.

Saturday 28th July - 7.00pm & Sunday 29th July - 3.00pm
ANDRE RIEU'S 2018 MAASTRICHT CONCERT



Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable
retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men.
Unknown to him, it’s the women of Windsor who really pull the strings,
orchestrating Falstaff’s comeuppance amidst a theatrical smorgasbord of petty rivalries,
jealousies and over-inflated egos.

Wednesday 12th September 2018 - 7.00pm
THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Royal Shakespeare Company Live


LA BOHEME ON SYDNEY HARBOUR

Experience the romance of the original Bohemian love story at the magnificent Handa Opera
on Sydney Harbour.
Puccini's beloved opera, La Boheme, captures the heart with its blend of
passion, comedy and tragedy with soaring music within spectacular surroundings.

Thursday 13th September - 7.00pm



ROH LIVE: MAYERLING
The Royal Ballet

Mayerling is a classic of the Royal Ballet repertory, with its emotional depth, haunting imagery,
and one of the most demanding roles ever created for a male dancer.
Kenneth MacMillan choreographed a complex work around the psychologically tormented heir to the Habsburg Empire, Crown Prince Rudolf.
From the ballet’s start, the glamour of the Austro-Hungarian court is contrasted with undercurrents of sexual and political intrigue that
drive the story to its violent climax in a double suicide.
The large cast allows for impressive ensembles in addition to the ballet’s many solos of distinctive character and pas de deux of disturbing eroticism.
This ballet, bursting with intensity, madness and passion, proves that sometimes the truth is more scandalous than fiction.

ROH LIVE: MAYERLING
Monday 15th October - 7.15pm


LA SYLPHIDE
Kobborg - Lovenskiold

The Sylph is a weightless creature who
appears out of thin air as the perfect but
unattainable woman for James in one of
the greatest romantic works and the
oldest classical ballet known today.

Sunday 11th November - 3.00pm
LA SYLPHIDE
Bolshoi Ballet Live


RSC LIVE: TROILUS AND CRESSIDA

Troilus and Cressida swear they will always be true to one another. But in the seventh year of the siege of Troy their innocence is tested,
and exposed to the savage corrupting influence of war, with tragic consequences.
Virtuoso percussionist Evelyn Glennie collaborates with RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran to create a satirical futuristic vision of a
world resounding with the rhythm of battle. broadcast live to cinemas from Shakespeare's home town.

Wednesday 14th November - 7.00pm
TROILUS AND CRESSIDA
Royal Shakespeare Company Live



ROH: THE NUTCRACKER
The Royal Ballet

The Nutcracker has long been one of the most delightful ways to discover the enchantment of ballet –
and makes for a delicious seasonal treat for all the family.
Tchaikovsky’s much-loved music is matched to a magical adventure on Christmas Eve for Clara and her Nutcracker doll.
Their journey to the Land of Sweets brings with it some of the most familiar of all ballet moments, such as the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
and the Waltz of the Flowers. Peter Wright’s production for The Royal Ballet keeps true to the spirit
of this Russian ballet classic, with period details and dancing snowflakes.
The many solo roles and ensembles put the world-class skills of the Company to the fore in this Christmas classic.

ROH: THE NUTCRACKER
Sunday 9th December - 2.00pm




THE NUTCRACKER
Grigorovich - Tchaikovsky

The holiday tradition returns to the
majestic Bolshoi stage for a live broadcast
of the classic, The Nutcracker, taking
audiences of all ages on a magical
journey through a world of enchantment.

Sunday 23rd December - 3.00pm & Monday 24th December - 10.30am
THE NUTCRACKER
Bolshoi Ballet Live



LA BAYADERE
Grigorovich - Minkus

The story of impossible love between
between the bayadere Nikiya, a temple
dancer, and the warrior Solor is set against
the backdrop of a lush, mysterious India in
this magnificent production.

Sunday 20th January 2019 - 3.00pm
LA BAYADERE
Bolshoi Ballet Live




ROH LIVE: THE QUEEN OF SPADES
The Royal Opera

In Tchaikovsky’s intense opera of obsession and the supernatural, Gherman is caught between the woman he loves
and a destructive fixation. The Queen of Spades is based on a short story by Pushkin, and comes to the Royal Opera House in a new production
that has already garnered fivestar reviews in Amsterdam. The production is set in 1890, the year of the opera’s premiere.
In his study, Tchaikovsky imagines the opera into life as his own story, its characters giving voice to his unfulfilled desires
Aleksandrs Antonenko and Eva-Maria Westbroek head the cast and Royal Opera Chorus, conducted by Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera.
This is an engrossing portrayal of a tortured creative artist and a gripping piece of gothic storytelling.

ROH LIVE: THE QUEEN OF SPADES
Tuesday 22nd January 2019 - 6.45pm



ROH LIVE: LA TRAVIATA
The Royal Opera

From the thrill of unexpected romance to a heartbreaking reconciliation that comes too late – Verdi’s La traviata is
one of the most popular of all operas. Alfredo falls in love in with the courtesan Violetta in glamorous Paris society,
but underneath the surface run darker undercurrents, leading to a tragic ending.
The opera’s wealth of melodies includes the famous Brindisi and the exuberant ‘Sempre libera’ – both showing the lyricism of Italian opera
at its most immediately appealing. Richard Eyre’s production for The Royal Opera brings out all the emotional colour,
from the giddy discovery of love, through painful confrontation to the inevitable conclusion.
Lavish period sets and costumes enhance the reality of a moving story based on true life.

ROH LIVE: LA TRAVIATA
Wednesday 30th January 2019 - 6.45pm



ROH LIVE: DON QUIXOTE
The Royal Ballet

Cervantes’s story of the bumbling knight Don Quixote has inspired countless artistic interpretations.
Marius Petipa choreographed this sparkling ballet about the encounters of the man from La Mancha and his faithful squire Sancho Panza.
At its heart are virtuoso roles for the lovers Basilio and Kitri.
Carlos Acosta chose this joyful classic for his first production for The Royal Ballet.
His vibrant staging brings together the whole Company in such roles as exuberant villagers, passionate gypsies and even fantasy flowers.
The story follows Don Quixote’s picaresque journey to do deeds in honour of his imaginary noble lady, Dulcinea.
Sunny, charming, funny and touching – Don Quixote is a ballet as full of uplifting emotion as it is of astonishing ballet technique.

ROH LIVE: DON QUIXOTE
Tuesday 19th February 2019 - 7.15pm



ROH LIVE: LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
The Royal Opera

Leonora falls in love with Don Alvaro, but when her father forbids their marriage, a fatal accident triggers a drama of
obsession, vengeance and tragedy. Jonas Kaufmann and Anna Netrebko star in Verdi’s epic La forza del destino (The Force of Destiny)
an opera which demands the very best of singers for its powerful music and the fullest theatrical treatment for
its story of bitter revenge pursued across miles and years.
The production comes to The Royal Opera in a sensational staging from Amsterdam packed with colour and action.
It is directed by Christof Loy and conducted by Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera.

ROH LIVE: LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
Tuesday 2nd April 2019 - 6.15pm



ROH LIVE: FAUST
The Royal Opera

There are many versions of the story of Faust, who trades his soul with the Devil for youth and power, but Gounod’s opera remains
one of the most constantly enthralling.
Michael Fabiano stars as Faust, with Diana Damrau as his beloved Marguerite and Erwin Schrott as the diabolical Méphistophélès.
Virtuoso leading roles, a large chorus, sensational sets, ballet and an ecstatic finale make this the epitome of theatrical spectacle –
the lavish scale of French grand opera is wonderfully in evidence in this production by David McVicar, set in 1870s Paris.
Above all, the music includes several of popular opera’s most recognizable numbers,
performed by a cast of great international singers and the Royal Opera Chorus.

ROH LIVE: FAUST
Tuesday 30th April 2019 - 6.45pm



ROH LIVE: BALLET TRIPLE BILL:
WITHIN THE GOLDEN HOUR /
NEW CHERKAOUI /
FLIGHT PATTERN
The Royal Ballet

The contemporary face of The Royal Ballet is shown in works from three of today’s leading choreographers.
Christopher Wheeldon’s Within the Golden Hour is based around seven couples separating and intermingling,
to music by Vivaldi and Bosso and lit with rich colours suggested by sunset.
Crystal Pite’s Flight Pattern, revived for the first time, uses a large dance ensemble and Górecki’s
familiar music from his Symphony of Sorrowful Songs for a poignant and passionate reflection on migration.
Between them, a new work by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, created on The Royal Ballet has its premiere to bring the contemporary truly up-to-date.

ROH LIVE: BALLET TRIPLE BILL
Thursday 16th May 2019 - 7.15pm



CARMEN SUITE plus PETRUSHKA
Alonso - Bizet, Shchedrin
Clug - Stravinsky

Carmen is as sultry as ever, as the
passionate and free-spirited woman in this
one act ballet. Presented alongside
Petrushka, a new creation of the Bolshoi
which encapsulate the soul of Russian
Ballet.

Sunday 19th May 2019 - 4.00pm
CARMEN SUITE plus PETRUSHKA
Bolshoi Ballet Live



ROH LIVE: ROMEO & JULIET
The Royal Ballet

Shakespeare’s enduring love story is known the world over. Since its 1965 premiere with The Royal Ballet,
Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet has become a modern ballet classic.
The choreography captures the emotions of the young couple as they fall in love, despite the barriers that finally bring about the story’s tragic end.
Each revival gives opportunities for new dancers to interpret the doomed lovers.
The whole Company brings the colour and action of Renaissance Verona, where a busy market all too quickly bursts
into sword fighting, and a family feud leads to tragedy for both the Montagues and Capulets.

ROH LIVE: ROMEO & JULIET
Tuesday 11th June 2019 - 7.15pm