Herald News – Part 2. – Opera and Ballet broadcast from Convert Garden @ Hungary’s Cinemas

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In less than a week an astonishing production for opera and ballet lovers will have the opportunity to watch grand performances at the Cinema MOM and other Budapest’s cinemas(see venues Part 1.) and the audience throughout the country may also enjoy these awesome presentation on screen (see the whereabouts Part1).

The 2022-23 season features international opera stars such as Juan Diego Flórez and Danielle de Niese in BOHEMIAN LIFE, Elena Stikhina and Ludovic Tézier in AIDA or Bryn Terfel in THE BARBER OF SEVILLE appearing in the main roles.

Dates & Performances 2022/2023:

The cinema’s opera season starts on September, 27, with Puccini’s thrilling opera, MISS BUTTERFLY. From October, 5, the audience can enjoy the opening night of Kenneth MacMillan’s Mayerling choreography to the music of Ferenc Liszt, whose historical background we Hungarians can understand even better than the Anglo-Saxon audience. The evergreen AIDA, conducted by Antonio Pappano, can be seen from October 12 in Robert Carsen‘s new direction. Argentine tenor star Juan Diego Flórez, who missed several seasons due to vocal cord problems, and Danielle de Niese in the lead roles in the cast of the parade presenting BOHEMIA LIFE on October, 20. From November, 16, the Royal Ballet’s celebratory evening entitled DIAMOND, composed of five separate works, one of which is Diamonds by the popular American choreographer George Balanchine, will be broadcast for the first time. The world premiere of a ballet piece will also take place, with the participation of the ÉTOILES and leading dancers of the time. From December, 8, a real family favorite, THE NUTCRACKER, will conquer the hearts of viewers – with its enchanting snow scenes, magic shows, and dances in the Kingdom of Sweets. In the new year, from January, 19, the screening series will start with an “adult” (meaning erotically charged) ballet choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, based on the touching love story of the Mexican writer Laura Esquivel, titled: HA LÓ NILA … The ballet premiere will be followed by the opera BARBER OF SEVILLE and TURANDOT with the participation of Bryn Terfel, and then the Royal Ballet’s CINDERELLA  fairy tale ballet will be performed, by the choreography Frederick Ashton can be seen in a new arrangement. From April, 27, audiences can enjoy THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO with the evergreen melodies of Mozart, followed by the Royal Ballet’s production of SLEEPING BEAUTY from May, 24.

The season ends with THE TROUBADOUR, which this time in a daring new direction by Olivier Award-winner Adele Thomas, starring Rachel Willis-Sørensen, Ludovic Tézier and Yusif Eyvazov, will be available to cinema audiences from June, 13.

Tickets can be purchased at the local venues box desks on the spot.

Distributed in Hungary by Pannonia Entertainment Ltd.

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