Ex-Bolshoi Dancer Osipova Triumphs in Ashton’s La Fille mal gardée


Ferdinand Hérold (arr. John Lanchbery), La Fille mal gardée: Dancers of the Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / by Barry Wordsworth (conductor). Relayed from Royal Opera House, Covent Garden to Empire Cinema, Basildon, 5.5.2015. (JPr)

Natalia Ospiova’s debut in the Royal Ballet’s La Fille mal gardee Natalia Ospiova PLS CREDIT: TRISTRAM KENTON ...  A scene from La Fille Mal Gardee by The Royal Ballet @ Royal Opera House. (Opening 16-04-15) ©Tristram Kenton 04/15 (3 Raveley Street, LONDON NW5 2HX TEL 0207 267 5550  Mob 07973 617 355)email: tristram@tristramkenton.com

Photo c Tristram Kenton – Steven McRae (Colas) and Natalia Osipova (Lise)


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Highly Cinematic Mascagni/Leoncavallo Double Bill from The Met


 Mascagni, Cavalleria rusticana and Leoncavallo, Pagliacci: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Relayed to the Odeon Cinema, Chelmsford, Essex, 25.4.2015. (JPr)

Cavalleria photo credit c Metropolitan Opera and Cory Weaver

Cavalleria rusticana (c) Metropolitan Opera/Cory Weaver

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Fussy, Over-Embellished Designs Spoil Royal Ballet’s Swan Lake


 Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: Soloists, corps de ballet and Royal Opera House Orchestra / Boris Gruzin (conductor). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and relayed to the Empire Cinema, Basildon, Essex. 17.3.2015. (JPr)

Natalia Osipova as Odette and Matthew Golding as Prince Siegfried in Swan-Lake c ROH and Alice Pennefather

Natalia Osipova as Odette and Matthew Golding as Prince Siegfried in Swan-Lake c ROH and Alice Pennefather

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Terrific Performances in a Static, Uninspiring La Donna Del Lago


 Rossini, La Donna Del Lago:  Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of The Metropolitan Opera New York / Michele Mariotti (conductor). Relayed to the Duke of York Cinema, Brighton,  14.3.15. (RB) Read more

Superb Beethoven Relayed through the Digital Concert Hall of the Berliner Philharmoniker


  Beethoven: Isabelle Faust (violin); Berliner Philharmoniker/Bernard Haitink (conductor), Digital Concert Hall of the Berliner Philharmoniker – Live Broadcast to European Cinemas – New Park Cinema, Chichester, 6.3.2015 (MMB)

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Royal Opera Captures Ocean-Swept Primal Core of Wagner’s Dutchman


 Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer Cast, Chorus & Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Andres Nelsons. Live simulcast at Vue Cinema, Stratford Westfield, 24.02.2015 (CC)

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Intriguing Juxtaposition of Tchaikovsky and Bartók Operas at The Met


 Tchaikovsky, Iolanta; Bartók, Bluebeard’s Castle: Soloists, Chours and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Valery Gergiev (conductor). Broadcast to the Odeon Cinema, Chelmsford, Essex, 14.2.2015. (JPr)


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Iolanta Piotr Beczala and Anna Netrebko pic credit Marty Sohl and the Met

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Strong Imagination and Emotion in Sher’s Contes d’Hoffmann


Offenbach, Les Contes d’Hoffmann: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Yves Abel (conductor). Broadcast to the Odeon Cinema, Chelmsford, Essex, 31.1.2015. (JPr)

Les Contes d'Hoffmann Photo: Metropolitan OPera

Les Contes d’Hoffmann (c) Metropolitan Opera

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