OPERA IN TWO ACTS
LIVE IN CINEMAS MONDAY 26 SEPTEMBER 2016, 7.15PM
This new production of Norma for The Royal Opera is distinguished by a superlative cast of internationally renowned singers. Bellini’s classic bel canto opera is full of wonderful melodies and opportunities for star singing. But it is especially known for Norma’s stunning showpiece aria, ‘Casta diva’.
Àlex Ollé of innovative Catalan theatre group La Fura dels Baus directs, bringing a modern edge to this timeless tale of love, rivalry and betrayal, set against a backdrop of war driven by the extremes of a fanatically religious society.
Royal Opera Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts this stunning cast, including Joseph Calleja as Norma’s secret lover, Pollione and Sonia Ganassi as the priestess Adalgisa, in a striking
new production, which opens the 2016/17 Season.
All Tickets £15
APPROXIMATE RUNNING TIME: 3 HOURS, INCLUDING ONE INTERVAL.
SUNG IN ITALIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
ANTONIO PAPPANO CONDUCTS AN ALL-STAR CAST IN A NEW PRODUCTION OF BELLINI’S OPERATIC MASTERPIECE.
NORMA TO BE ANNOUNCED
POLLIONE JOSEPH CALLEJA
ADALGISA SONIA GANASSI
MUSIC VINCENZO BELLINI
CONDUCTOR ANTONIO PAPPANO
DIRECTOR ÀLEX OLLÉ
DETAILS OF LIVE PERFORMANCE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.