See Live European Operas in Local Movie Theaters

Enjoy front row seats at the latest operatic productions from Milan’s La Scala and Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu, as well as from other European venues, all in the comfort of your local movie theater.  Join opening night audiences throughout the world to experience these outstanding operas in digital HD.  Oh brave new world that has such wonders in it. . .and for only $25 per ticket. 

Opera in Cinema LIVE! broadcasts for the rest of the season:

April 21, 2010

Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio)

Live in HD from the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona
Conducted by Ivor Bolton, directed by Christof Loy, starring Diana Damrau

April 29, 2010

Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra

Live in HD from Teatro alla Scala, Milan
Conducted by Daniel Barenboim, directed by Federico Tiezzi,
starring Plácido Domingo, Ferruccio Furlanetto

May 26, 2010

Wagner’s Das Rheingold

Live in HD from Teatro alla Scala, Milan
Conducted by Daniel Barenboim , directed by Guy Cassiers
starring René Pape

July 1, 2010

Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades

Live in HD from the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona
Conducted by Michael Boder, directed by Gilbert Deflo, starring Ben Heppner

In addition to the LIVE broadcasts from La Scala and the Gran Teatre del Liceu, the new season will also include LIVE HD recordings from the Salzburg Festival, Valencia’s Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, St. Petersburg’s Mariinsky Theater and more. Check www.operaincinema.com for the complete upcoming program and to locate a theater near you.

TEACHING TIP:  And for more opera in movie theaters, see The Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series that also brings live operas from the Met to cinema theaters across the world. Teachers, don’t miss this opportunity to introduce students to opera, and avail yourself of the excellent music education resources on opera education, synopses, etc. that the Met offers.

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