Summer Opera in the Afternoons in August
Enjoy classic Opera performances captured on film by Kultur video.
Refreshments provided and reservations required.

 

512SBE3RNPL__SY300_Otello,  August 6, 1-3pm
Performed at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

 

Placido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa lead an outstanding cast

in this production of Giuseppe Verdi’s operatic adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy Othello.

 

 

51KHl69nNBL__SY300_Orfeo ed Euridice, August 13, 1-3pm
Performed at the Glyndebourne Festival by the London Philharmonic Orchestra

This opera presents composer Gluck’s adaptation of the Orpheus myth:a grieving musician follows his beloved wife to the depths of Hades in an attempt to bring her back from dead.

Features Elisabeth Speiser, Janet Baker and Elizabeth Gole and directed by Peter Hall.

 

 

519JG-MnraL__SY300_ Jenufa, August 20, 1-3pm

Glyndebourne Festival Opera production

Janacek’s masterpiece Jenufa, is among the most revived modernist works. It tells the story of one woman’s struggle to rise free from social constraints at a terrible cost. Performed by Roberta Alexander, Anja Silja and Derek Bailey