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Cyrano De Bergerac - National Theatre Live

February 20, 2020

James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.Fierce with a pen and notorious in combat, Cyrano almost has it all - if only he could win the heart of his true love Roxane.

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The Cellist/Dances at a Gathering - Royal Ballet Live

February 25, 2020

Cathy Marston has previously been an Associate Artist of the Royal Opera House and Director of Bern Ballett, and is much in demand internationally. The inspiration for her first work for The Royal Ballet Main Stage is the momentous life and career of the cellist Jacqueline du Pré.

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Agrippina - The MET Opera

February 29, 2020

Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato leads as the imperious title empress in the Met's first-ever performance of this tale of deception and deceit.Set in Ancient Rome, Agrippina plots the downfall of Emperor Claudius to secure the throne for her son Nero, in Handel's first operatic triumph.Harry Bicket c

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Der Fliegende Hollander - The MET Opera

March 14, 2020

Award-winning, Sir Bryn Terfel CBE, returns to the Met for the first time since 2012, as the mysterious seafarer searching for salvation in this co-production with L'Opera de Quebec and Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam.Inspired by the legend of the Flying Dutchman, the Captain of a ghostly ship wh

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Fidelio - Royal Opera Live

March 17, 2020

Beethoven's only opera is a masterpiece, an uplifting story of risk and triumph. In this new production, conducted by Antonio Pappano, Jonas Kaufmann plays the political prisoner Florestan, and Lise Davidsen his wife Leonore (disguised as 'Fidelio') who daringly sets out to rescue him.

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Swan Lake - Royal Ballet Live

April 1, 2020

Liam Scarlett's glorious production of Swan Lake, new in 2018, returns for its first revival.

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Easter in Art - Exhibition on Screen

April 7, 2020

The story of Christ's death and resurrection has dominated western culture for the past 2000 years. It is perhaps the most significant historical event of all time, as recounted by the gospels but, equally, as depicted by the greatest artists in history.

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Tosca - The Met Opera

April 11, 2020

Superstar soprano Anna Netrebko returns in the title role as the explosive diva in Puccini's best-loved operatic thriller.Based in Rome during the Napoleonic wars, this tragic tale of passion, murder, lust and love, set against a famously romantic score, is an enduring classic.Bertrand de Billy c

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