24 August 2015 at 11.25am | 6 Comments
Sky Arts have announced that a number of Royal Opera House productions will be broadcast via the channel over the coming months.
The broadcast details are as follows:
Romeo and Juliet (The Royal Ballet, 2012)
28 September at 11pm and 3 October at 8am
Kenneth MacMillan’s ballet stars Federico Bonelli and Lauren Cuthbertson as Romeo and Juliet. Principal Guest Conductor of The Royal Ballet Barry Wordsworth conducts Sergey Prokofiev’s legendary score.
Faust (The Royal Opera, 2011)
2 October at 2pm and 5 October at 8am
David McVicar's production of Gounod's opera stars Vittorio Grigolo as Faust, René Pape as Méphistophélès and Angela Gheorghiu as Marguerite. Evelino Pidò conducts The Orchestra of The Royal Opera House.
Cendrillon (The Royal Opera, 2011)
6 October at 2pm and 7 October at 8am
Laurent Pelly’s production of Massenet's opera stars Joyce DiDonato as Cendrillon, Alice Coote as Prince Charming and Eglise Gutiérrez as Fairy Godmother. Bertrand de Billy conducts The Orchestra of The Royal Opera House..
Macbeth (The Royal Opera, 2011)
9 October at 2pm and 12 October at 8am
Phyllida Lloyd's production of Verdi’s thrilling opera stars Simon Keenlyside as Macbeth, Liudmyla Monastyrska as Lady Macbeth and Raymond Aceto as Banquo. Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts The Orchestra of The Royal Opera House.
La Bayadère (The Royal Ballet, 2009)
13 October at 2pm and 14 October at 8am
La donna del lago (The Royal Opera, 2013)
16 October at 2pm and 19 October at 8am
John Fulljames’ production of Rossini's opera stars Joyce DiDonato as Elena, Juan Diego Flórez as Uberto (James V), Daniela Barcellona as Malcolm, and Colin Lee as Rodrigo. Michele Mariotti conducts The Orchestra of The Royal Opera House.
La bohème (The Royal Opera, 2013)
23 October at 2pm and 26 October at 8am
John Copley’s production of Puccini's opera includes Dmytro Popov as Rodolfo, Maija Kovalevska as Mimì, Audun Iversen as Marcello and Stefania Dovhan as Musetta. Mark Elder conducts The Orchestra of The Royal Opera House.
All of the titles and broadcast dates listed above are subject to change.
Please check Sky Arts website for the latest schedule. If you have a Sky account, many of the broadcasts are available on demand.