Opera di Roma

Billy Budd

In Cinemas 3, 4, 5 & 8 Aug 2018
James Conlon
Orchestra of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
Jacques Imbrailo (Billy), Toby Spence (Vere), John Relyea (Claggart), Zachary Altman (Mr. Flint), Johnathan Michie (Donald), Keith Jameson (A novice), Matthew O'Neill (Squeak)
Benjamin Britten
Deborah Warner
Set Design
Michael Levine
Approx 2h20 including interval
Sung in English
Teatro Costanzi, Rome
Official Event Listing

New Production! Based on the novel by Herman Melville, Benjamin Britten’s gripping contemporary opera was first performed at the Royal Opera House on 1951. Setting sail for the first time in Rome this year, this hugely acclaimed new staging by renowned British director Deborah Warner is a co-production with the Teatro Real of Madrid, the Opéra National de Paris and the Finnish National Opera.

Programme Announcement (2/2/18):
Due to unforeseen circumstances, this production has been withdrawn and will no longer be screening in cinemas. Our apologies for any inconvenience. Ticket holders are advised to contact the venue box office prior to the date of your screening, to arrange a full refund.

Opera di Roma

Taking its current name at the advent of the republic, Rome’s beautiful opera house, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma was first inaugurated in 1880, as Teatro Costanzi. The company hosted the world premiere of Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana and Puccini’s Tosca among others.

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