On Tuesday 8 October at 6.45pm, Mozart’s exciting opera Don Giovanni will enchant audiences in a live broadcast to 600 cinemas all over the UK, from Kirkwall in the Orkney Islands all the way down to Jersey. This wonderful fast-moving tragi-comedy about a master seducer features enchantingly complex characters, gripping drama and glorious melodies, from Don Giovanni’s exuberant ‘Champagne Aria’ to Don Ottavio’s tender expression of love ‘Dalla sua pace’. For a Sunday afternoon treat, there will also be an encore performance on 13 October at 2pm.
The anti-hero Don Giovanni is sung by Royal Opera favourite Erwin Schrott. The cast also features Roberto Tagliavini as Leporello, Malin Bystrom as Donna Anna, Daniel Behle as Don Ottavio, Christine Rice as Donna Elvira, Louise Alder as Zerlina, Leon Košavić as Masetto and Peter Magoulas as the Commendatore. Hartmut Haenchen conducts.
The Royal Opera House cinema broadcasts offer audiences the best seat in the house, and exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and interviews. Audience members are never far from a performance at the Royal Opera House, with most people in the UK based within 30 miles of a cinema screening. As well as being shown in the UK, Don Giovanni will be broadcast to over 1,000 international cinemas in 53 countries around the world.
Don Giovanni will be broadcast live on Tuesday 8 October at 6.45pm with an encore performance on Sunday 13 October at 2pm. The opera lasts three hours and 30 minutes, including one interval and will be sung in Italian with English surtitles. Share on social using #ROHdongiovanni.
The next live cinema relay will be The Royal Opera’s Don Pasquale on Thursday 24 October. For more information and to buy tickets: https://www.roh.org.uk/cinemas
The 2019/20 Royal Opera House Cinema Season is as follows:
The Royal Opera’s Don Giovanni (co-production with Liceu, Barcelona, Israeli Opera and Houston Grand Opera)
Live Tuesday 8 October 2019, encore on Sunday 13 October 2019
The Royal Opera’s Don Pasquale (new co-production between The Royal Opera, Opéra national de Paris and Teatro Massimo, Palermo)
Live Thursday 24 October 2019, encore on Sunday 27 October 2019
The Royal Ballet’s Concerto/ Enigma Variations/ Raymonda Act III
Live Tuesday 5 November 2019, encore on Sunday 10 November 2019
The Royal Ballet’s Coppélia
Live from Tuesday 10 December 2019, encore on Sunday 15 December 2019
The Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker (recorded 2016)
From Tuesday 17 December 2019
The Royal Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty
Live Thursday 16 January 2020, encore on Sunday 19 January 2020
The Royal Opera’s La bohème (co-production with Teatro Real, Madrid, and Lyric Opera of Chicago)
Live Wednesday 29 January 2020, encore on Sunday 2 February 2020
The Royal Ballet’s New Marston/ New Scarlett (world premieres)
Live Tuesday 25 February 2020, encore Sunday 1 March
The Royal Opera’s Fidelio (new production)
Live Tuesday 17 March 2020, encore on Sunday 22 March 2020
The Royal Ballet’s Swan Lake
Live Wednesday 1 April 2020, encore on Sunday 5 April 2020
The Royal Opera’s Cavalleria rusticana/Pagliacci (co-production with La Monnaie, Brussels, Opera Australia and Goteborg Opera)
Live Tuesday 21 April 2020, encore on Sunday 26 April 2020
The Royal Ballet’s The Dante Project (world premiere)
Live Thursday 28 May 2020, encore on Sunday 31 May 2020
The Royal Opera’s Elektra (new production)
Live Thursday 18 June 2020, encore Sunday 21 June 2020