Royal Opera House’s la Bohème screens in major us markets

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ROYAL OPERA HOUSE’S LA BOHÈME SCREENS 
IN MAJOR US MARKETS ON NOVEMBER 1 

The Royal Opera House’s 2017/2018 Cinema Series continues with director Richard Jones’ acclaimed new production of Puccini’s La bohème. The screening will run in major markets on Wednesday, November 1, including: New York City, Philadelphia, Dallas, Denver, Washington DC, San Francisco, St. Louis, Baltimore, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, and Albany, among other cities. Cinemagoers can also find screenings near them at the following link: https://www.roh.org.uk/cinemas

The production is conducted by Antonio Pappano. The cast features Mariusz Kwiecień as Marcello, US-born tenor Michael Fabiano as Rodolfo, Luca Tittoto as Colline, Florian Sempey as Schaunard, Jeremy White as Benoît, Nicole Car as Mimì, Andrew Macnair as Parpignol, Simona Mihai as Musetta, Wyn Pencarreg as Alcindoro, John Morrissey as the Customs Officer and Thomas Barnard as Sargeant.

Associate director is Elaine Kidd. Designer is Stewart Laing. Lighting designer is Mimi Jordan Sherin. Movement director is Sarah Fahie. The production features the Royal Opera Chorus, under director William Spaulding, and the orchestra of the Royal Opera House, concert master Vasko Vassiliev. The broadcast of La bohème was directed for the screen by Rhodri Huw.

The series from London’s iconic Covent Garden theatre includes some of The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet’s much-loved classical repertory, as well as four brand new productions. The season is distributed to cinemas in collaboration with Trafalgar Releasing.

These broadcasts originally screen live in the United Kingdom and subsequently run as recorded presentations in the United States and Canada on a range of dates.

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EDITORS: Photos from La bohème available at the following link:
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/pj8qx9rqg1l555v/AAAnMjbPhQuybqg_aFT4rmQ1a?dl=0

 

2017/2017 ROYAL OPERA HOUSE CINEMA SERIES

The Royal Opera
LA BOHÈME – Puccini (New Production)
Screenings October 24-November 26
In major markets: November 1

The Royal Ballet
ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND – Christopher Wheeldon
Screenings November 12-December 13
In major markets: December 5

The Royal Ballet
THE NUTCRACKER – Peter Wright
Screenings: December 16-January 10

The Royal Opera
RIGOLETTO – Verdi
Screenings: February 6-March 6

The Royal Opera
TOSCA – Puccini
Screenings: February 28-March 28

The Royal Ballet
THE WINTER’S TALE – Christopher Wheeldon
Screenings: March 21-April 21

The Royal Opera
CARMEN – Bizet 
Screenings: March 27-April 27

The Royal Ballet
BERNSTEIN CELEBRATION  
NEW McGREGOR / NEW WHEELDON / THE AGE OF ANXIETY 
Screenings: April 20-May 20

The Royal Opera
MACBETH – Verdi
Screenings: April 25-May 25

The Royal Ballet
MACMILLAN: A NATIONAL CELEBRATION
MANON – Kenneth MacMillan
Screenings: May 24-June 24

The Royal Ballet
SWAN LAKE – Liam Scarlett after Petipa and Ivanov (New Production)
Screenings: July 3-August 3

ENDS

Note to Editors:

Photos from the 2017/2018 season available for download:
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/9029pcx5z0fmnvs/AABSpU1F8tIxcQK0_jrhRSH3a?dl=0

Royal Opera House
The Royal Opera House presents more than 400 performances at the iconic Covent Garden theatre in London each year, reaching an audience of more than 700,000. Beyond that, people enjoy world class performances of opera and ballet across the globe through ROH Cinema Season, World Ballet Day, Royal Opera House YouTube Channel (over 269,000 subscribers), BP Big Screens and other online and interactive projects. The Royal Opera House plays a leading role through its Learning and Participation programme, community engagement, skills development, professional training and cultural regeneration in the UK.

Trafalgar Releasing
Since its launch in 2010, Trafalgar Releasing (formally operating as Picturehouse Entertainment) has distributed award-winning feature films including Paul Verhoeven’s Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner, Elle, starring Isabelle Huppert, BAFTA winner The Imposter20,000 Days On Earth, featuring Nick Cave; The Lobster, starring Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz; Green Room with Patrick Stewart; Todd Solondz’, Wiener-Dog, starring Greta Gerwig and Danny DeVito; Swiss Army Man with Daniel Radcliffe and Jim Hosking’s BIFA-winner debut comedy The Greasy Strangler.

Trafalgar Releasing works with some of the world’s most renowned houses & companies; distributing high-profile arts content to cinemas worldwide from the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal Opera House. Additionally distributing in the UK, content from the Bolshoi Ballet, Glyndebourne, the National Theatre and the Metropolitan Opera.

In addition, Trafalgar Releasing bring special events to the big screen around the world including Rammstein: Paris, directed by Jonas Åkerlund, Gavin Elder’s David Gilmour Live at Pompeii and Black Sabbath: The End of The End from Dick Carruthers. Trafalgar Releasing slate includes Monty Python Live (mostly)The Rocky Horror Show LiveRoger Waters The Wall, The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s live season, One More Time With Feeling (a second collaboration with Nick Cave), directed by Andrew Dominik, Alan Bennett’s Diaries Live with the BBC, Faber & Faber and Profile Books and John le Carré Live: An Evening with George Smiley with Ink Factory and Fane Productions.

PRESS OFFICE CONTACT:
Jim Byk, Sam Rudy Media Relations
Press Representative: Royal Opera House US Cinema Series
Tel:     212 575 0263
JimByk1@gmail.com

Elizabeth Bell
Head of Press and Communications – Royal Opera House
Tel:   020 7212 9717

Ollie Charles
Press & Marketing Manager – Trafalgar Releasing
Tel:   07471 907 077
Ollie.c@trafalgar-releasing.com

 

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