The Royal Opera House has announced plans to bring 12 of its big-hitting productions to the masses this autumn, by having them relayed live to 1,500 cinemas across 35 countries.
The ROH is one of the most well-respected global bastions of culture – and ticket prices are often reflective of the calibre and high cost of the productions performed on its hallowed stage. This is, then, a forward-thinking move in the democratisation of the opera for the masses.
The season kicks of with a live broadcast of The Royal Ballet’s Kenneth MacMillan production of Romeo and Juliet on 22 September, with music from Sergey Prokofiev. Continuing all the way through to June 2016, other highlights include Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro(5 October); The Nutcracker (16 December); La Traviata (4 February); and Frankenstein (18 May).
For more details on where to view around the world, visit www.roh.org.uk
Photo credit: ROH/Johan Persson.