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Wozzek - The Met Opera

January 11, 2020

After wowing audiences with his astounding production of Lulu in 2015, South African artist William Kentridge now focuses his extraordinary visual imagination on Berg's other operatic masterpiece, set in an apocalyptic pre–World War I environment.

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The Sleeping Beauty - Royal Ballet Live

January 16, 2020

This production of The Sleeping Beauty has been delighting audiences in Covent Garden since 1946. A classic of Russian ballet, it established The Royal Ballet both in its new home after World War II and as a world-class company.

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La Boheme - Royal Opera LIVE

January 29, 2020

Puccini's opera of young love in 19th-century Paris is packed with beautiful music, including lyrical arias, celebratory choruses for Act II's evocation of Christmas Eve in the Latin Quarter and a poignant final scene over which the composer himself wept.

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The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess - The MET Opera

February 1, 2020

The Gershwins' modern American masterpiece has its first Met performances in almost three decades, starring bass-baritone Eric Owens and soprano Angel Blue in the title roles.

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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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