SUNDAY, APRIL 30 11:15AM & WEDNESDAY, MAY 3 1:00PM
For the 225th anniversary of Mozart’s death La Scala Theatre presents a new production of Le nozze di Figaro that will be entrusted to an extraordinary director who is only in his early 30s’: Frederic Wake-Walker, author of a production of La finta giardiniera which was the revelation of the Glyndebourne Festival in 2014. The sets are the work of
SUNDAY, MAY 7 11:15AM
General of the victorious Scottish armies, Macbeth hears a prophecy from three witches that predict he will be the next King of Scotland. Believing this premonition, his wife encourages him to kill the King. His divine right drives Macbeth to be bloodthirsty with friends and opponents alike but alone and racked with guilt, he faces his last battle and death.
Giuseppe Verdi felt
SUNDAY, MAY 14 11:15AM
The Bolshoi boldly takes on a new challenge in a triptych of works by three masters of modern and contemporary choreography. For the first time, the company performs The Cage by legendary Academy Award-winning choreographer Jerome Robbins, a master of visualizing and translating music to movement. Together with Harald Lander’s homage to classical ballet in Études and Alexei
SUNDAY, MAY 28 11:15AM
George Balanchine’s timeless evocation of the brilliance and sparkle of emeralds, rubies and diamonds
George Balanchine’s evocation of the sparkle of emeralds, rubies and diamonds is a brilliant ballet classic. The French Romantic music of Fauré provides the impetus for the subtlety and lyricism of ‘Emeralds’, while the fire of ‘Rubies’ comes from Stravinsky and the jazz-age
SUNDAY, JUNE 25 11:15AM
The Teatro dell’Opera di Roma’s 2016/2017 season will open with Richard Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde, conducted by Daniele Gatti and directed by Pierre Audi. The work is a co-production of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris and the De Nationale Opera in Amsterdam and the Municipal Theater in Sao Paulo.
“I am overjoyed that Maestro Gatti –
SUNDAY, JULY 16 11:15AM
The Royal Ballet brings its celebrations of 70 years at the Royal Opera House to a close with a mixed programme of works by its Founder Choreographer Frederick Ashton.
This gorgeous mixed programme demonstrates the great creative vision of Frederick Ashton, Founder Choreographer of The Royal Ballet. The Dream is Ashton's adaptation of Shakespeare's riotous comedy in which a
Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello in Verdi's passionate retelling of Shakespeare's great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder, conducted by Antonio Pappano.
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. Soprano Maria Agresta will be his Desdemona and baritone Ludovic