Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2015
Come and watch free, world-class opera and ballet from the Royal Opera House on the big screen this summer.
This event is supported by the Mayor of London.
One freezing Christmas Eve a struggling poet meets a beautiful, fragile young woman who’ll change his life forever . . . Get carried away by the emotional power of The Royal Opera's stunning production of La bohème. Immerse yourself in the colourful artists' quarter in 19th century Paris, where every moment is precious, and paying the rent’s the last thing on anyone's mind.
If you’ve not been to an opera before, this is the ideal place to start. Puccini's magical, heart-tugging music performed by a superb cast, is guaranteed to captivate you. You may even find you know some of the opera's timeless melodies.
Don Giovanni is an impulsive character who travels around Europe seducing women. This carefree life takes a turn for the worse when he commits a murder. While carrying on with his womanising ways, Don Giovanni find’s he’s haunted by the ghost of the man he killed. So he decides to invite him to dinner . . .
Kasper Holten's (Director of Opera) production of Mozart’s masterpiece debuted in the 2013/14 season.
Kenneth MacMillan’s ballet Romeo and Juliet was first staged in Covent Garden 50 years ago. It has since remained at the heart of the Royal Ballet, with over 400 performances. The ballet tells the familiar, yet eternally poignant tale of star-crossed lovers.
This production has toured around the world and been performed at the O2 Arena.