March 8, 9
Saturday: 2:00 pm
Sunday: 2:00 pm
*Cinephile cards not applicable for Royal Opera House screenings.
Puccini’s Asian fairytale is a spectacular treat, with magnificent sets, elaborate masks, and costumes inspired by traditional Chinese theatre.
In 2014, RPL Film Theatre audiences are invited to step inside the famed Royal Opera House and experience the world’s finest opera in the highest possible quality digital production and sound formats.
The Royal Opera, under the direction of Anonio Pappano, is one of the world’s leading opera companies. Based in the iconic Covent Garden theatre, it is renowned for its outstanding performances of traditional opera, and for commissioning new works by today’s leading opera composers, such as Harrison Birtwistle, Mark-Anthony Turnage and Thomas Ades. Some of the most famous singers of all time have performed with the Company, including Plácido Domingo, Renée Fleming, and the late Luciano Pavarotti.