Live broadcasts will be beamed to The Picture House, Uckfield, from the Metropolitan Opera in New York and Royal Opera House, London, this month.
First on the programme is Adrian Noble’s production of Macbeth from the Metropolitan Opera. Anna Netrebko is due to play Lady Macbeth while Zeljko Lucic will be Macbeth.
This production of Verdi’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy also stars Joseph Calleja as Macduff and Rene Pape as Banquo. Fabio Luisi will be the conductor.
The live broadcast can be seen at The Picture House on Saturday, October 11, at 5.55pm.
Manon from Royal Opera House
Manon will be the ballet broadcast from the Royal Opera House. Kenneth MacMillan brings Manon’s story to life evoking brutality and decadence described in Abbe Prevost’s infamous novel as well as the feckless character of Manon herself, torn between love for the poet Des Grieux and her desire for money and attention.
At the ballet’s heart are the duets MacMillan created for Manon and Des Grieux which are described as being among the most emotionally intense and erotically charged ever choreographed.
Marianela Nunez will be dancing the role of Manon and Federico Bonelli will be Des Grieux.
Manon can be seen at The Picture House, Uckfield, on Thursday, October 16, at 7.15pm.
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