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The People Vs. Fritz Bauer (Der Staat gegen Fritz Bauer) (R) 9/2/2016
Rated for some sexual content
Sebastian Blomberg, Ronald Zehrfeld
- 1 hr. 45 mins.
photoGermany, 1957. Attorney General Fritz Bauer receives crucial evidence on the whereabouts of SS-Obersturmbannführer Adolf Eichmann. The lieutenant colonel, responsible for the mass deportation of the Jews, is allegedly hiding in Buenos Aires. Bauer, himself Jewish, has been trying to take crimes from the Third Reich to court ever since his return from Danish exile. However, with no success so far due to the fierce German determination to repress its sinister past. Because of his distrust in the German justice system, Fritz Bauer contacts the Israeli secret service Mossad, and, by doing so, commits treason. Bauer is not seeking revenge for the Holocaust -- he is concerned with the German future.
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The Light Between Oceans (PG-13) 9/2/2016
Rated for thematic material and some sexual content
Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander
- 2 hr. 10 mins.
photoIn the years following World War I, Tom Sherbourne, a young veteran still numb from his years in combat, takes a job as lighthouse keeper. As the island's sole inhabitant, he finds comfort in the monotony of the chores and the solitude of his surroundings. When he meets the daughter of the school's headmaster, Isabel Graysmark, in the local town of Partageuse on the mainland, Tom is immediately captivated by her beauty, wit and passion, and they are soon married and living on the island. As their love flourishes, he begins to feel again, their happiness marred only by their inability to start a family, so when a rowboat with a dead man and infant girl mysteriously washes ashore, Isabel believes their prayers may have finally been answered. As a man of principle, Tom is torn between reporting the lost child and pleasing the woman he loves, and against his better judgment he agrees to let Isabel raise the child as their own, making a choice with devastating consequences.
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Three Days In Auschwitz (NR) 9/9/2016
- 55 mins.
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Max Rose (NR) 9/9/2016
Jerry Lewis, Kevin Pollack - 1 hr. 26 mins.
photoA deeply moving drama about a retired jazz musician whose beloved wife of nearly six decades has just passed away. Though his career wasn't everything he hoped for, Max always felt like a success because his beautiful, elegant Eva was by his side. Then, while going through her effects, he discovers a love note from another man, a shocking revelation that leads him to believe his entire marriage, indeed, his entire life, was built on a lie. Following a period of anger and withdrawal, Max decides to confront the man who "stole" his wife in the hope that what he learns will provide the answers he so desperately needs.
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The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (NR) 9/15/2016
Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr - 1 hr. 39 mins.
photoThe Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years is based on the first part of The Beatles' career (1962-1966) - the period in which they toured and captured the world's acclaim. Ron Howard's film will explore how John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came together to become this phenomenon, "The Beatles." It will delve into their inner workings - how they made decisions, created music and built their collective career together - all the while, highlighting The Beatles' extraordinary musical gifts and their remarkable, complementary personalities. The film will focus on the time period from the early Beatles' journey in the days of The Cavern Club in Liverpool to their last concert in San Francisco in 1966.
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The Hollars (PG-13) 9/16/2016
Rated for brief language and some thematic material
Anna Kendrick, Mary Elizabeth Winstead
- 1 hr. 28 mins.
photoJohn Hollar, a struggling NYC artist is forced to navigate the small middle-American town he left behind when news of his mother's illness brings him home. Back in the house he grew up in, John is immediately swept up in the problems of his dysfunctional family, high school rival, and an over-eager ex-girlfriend as he faces impending fatherhood with his girlfriend in New York.
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Come What May (En mai, fais ce qu'il te plait) (R) 9/16/2016
Rated for some war violence/bloody images
August Diehl, Olivier Gourmet
- 1 hr. 54 mins.
photoMay 1940. To escape the imminent German invasion, the inhabitants of a small village in northern France flee their homes, like so many millions of their compatriots. Max, a German boy, travels with them. His father, Hans, opposed the Nazi regime and was imprisoned in Arras for having lied about his nationality. Hans is eventually set free and sets off to find his son, accompanied by a Scottish soldier who is trying to get back home.
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Bridget Jones's Baby (R) 9/16/2016
Rated for language, sex references and some nudity
Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth
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photoAfter breaking up with Mark Darcy, Bridget Jones's "happily ever after" hasn't quite gone according to plan. Forty something and single again, she decides to focus on her job as top news producer and surround herself with old friends and new. For once, Bridget has everything completely under control. What could possibly go wrong?
Then her love life takes a turn and Bridget meets a dashing American named Jack, the suitor who is everything Mr. Darcy is not. In an unlikely twist she finds herself pregnant, but with one hitch - she can only be fifty percent sure of the identity of her baby's father.
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Mr. Church () 9/16/2016
Eddie Murphy, Britt Robertson - 1 hr. 44 mins.
photoSet 1965 Los Angeles, Mr. Church begins with a stranger arriving on the doorstep of 10-year-old Charlotte "Charlie" Brody and her single mother Marie Brody (40), who is battling breast cancer. They soon learn that the quiet man, Henry Church (40), has been hired by Marie's recently deceased former lover to cook for them and help maintain the household. As Mr. Church's time with the Brodys extends from months into years, he becomes a father figure for Charlie during her formative years, nurturing her love of literature and making a lasting impact on her life. Even as Mr. Church tries to keep his own life separate from the Brodys, he eventually learns that the connection he feels to Charlie is what family is all about.
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Branagh Theatre Live: Romeo and Juliet (NR) 9/18/2016
Richard Madden, Lily James - 2 hr. 45 mins.
photoFathom Events, Picturehouse Entertainment and Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company are thrilled to bring a new vision of William Shakespeare's heartbreaking tale of forbidden love, Romeo and Juliet, to select cinemas nationwide for a spectacular one-night event on Thursday, July 7.

Captured live from London's Garrick Theatre and presented in black and white, the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company performs a modern take on Shakespeare's timeless love story. Reuniting the stars of his celebrated film Cinderella, Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford direct Richard Madden and Lily James as Romeo and Juliet, Derek Jacobi as Mercutio, and Meera Syal as The Nurse, in a modern passionate version of the classic tragedy.
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National Theatre Live: The Threepenny Opera (NR) 9/22/2016
Rory Kinnear, Rosalie Craig - 2 hr. 40 mins.
photoA darkly comic new take on Brecht and Weill's raucous musical broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre.

London scrubs up for the coronation. The thieves are on the make, the whores on the pull, the police cutting deals to keep it all out of sight. Mr and Mrs Peachum are looking forward to a bumper day in the beggary business, but their daughter didn't come home last night and it's all about to kick off... With Olivier Award-winner Rory Kinnear, as Macheath alongside Rosalie Craig as Polly Peachum and Haydn Gwynne as Mrs Peachum.

Contains scenes of a sexual nature, violence and filthy language.
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The Dressmaker (NR) 9/23/2016
Kate Winslet, Liam Hemsworth - 1 hr. 58 mins.
photoThe story of the beautiful and talented Tilly Dunnage. After years working as a dressmaker in exclusive Parisian fashion houses, Tilly returns home to a town in the Australian outback to reconcile with her eccentric mother Molly. She also falls in love with the pure-hearted Teddy, and armed with her sewing machine and haute couture style, Tilly transforms the women of the town, exacting sweet revenge on those who did her wrong.
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Vakhtangov Theatre: Eugene Onegin (NR) 9/25/2016
Sergey Makovetskiy, Vladimir Simonov - 3 hr. 0 mins.
photoEugene Onegin has often been referred to as an encyclopedia of 19th century Russian life. Rimas Tuminas' reimagining unfolds in the memory and imagination of Pushkin's characters. The images are split between past and present, between reality and imagination.The scale of the production constantly shifts from noisy celebrations to secluded contemplation, from crowd scenes to lonely recollections, all of which are drawn together from the past just like the fragments of Tatyana's love letter, framed and hung on the wall, looming next to and above Onegin's arm-chair.
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Silver Skies (NR) 9/29/2016
George Hamilton, Jack McGee - 1 hr. 35 mins.
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre: Richard II (NR) 10/2/2016
Thomas Ashdown, Oliver Boot - 2 hr. 40 mins.
photoSimon Godwin delivers a dynamic portrayal of a play filled with both violence and comedic irony. Starring Charles Edwards, Godwin's production delves into the meaning of kingship and the rising powers that can destroy it. The rich colours and lavish costumes of this historical play transfer superbly to the big screen.
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National Theatre Live: The Deep Blue Sea (NR) 10/6/2016
Helen McCrory, Tom Burke - 3 hr. 0 mins.
photoA flat in Ladbroke Grove, West London. 1952. When Hester Collyer is found by her neighbours in the aftermath of a failed suicide attempt, the story of her tempestuous affair with a former RAF pilot and the breakdown of her marriage to a High Court judge begins to emerge. With it comes a portrait of need, loneliness and long-repressed passion. Behind the fragile veneer of post-war civility burns a brutal sense of loss and longing.
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The Girl on the Train (R) 10/7/2016
Rated for violence, sexual content, language and nudity
Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson
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photoRachel, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds. Based on Paula Hawkins' bestselling novel.
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The Birth of a Nation (R) 10/7/2016
Rated for disturbing violent content, and some brief nudity
Nate Parker, Armie Hammer
- 1 hr. 50 mins.
photoSet against the antebellum South, this film follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities - against himself and his fellow slaves - Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.
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Denial (PG-13) 10/14/2016
Rated for thematic material and brief strong language
Rachel Weisz, Andrew Scott
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photoDENIAL recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt's legal battle for historical truth against David Irving, who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier. In the English legal system, in cases of libel, the burden of proof is on the defendant, therefore it was up to Lipstadt and her legal team, led by Richard Rampton, to prove the essential truth that the Holocaust occurred.
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A Man Called Ove (En Man Som Heter Ove) (PG-13) 10/14/2016
Rated for thematic content, some disturbing images, and language
Rolf Lassgård, Bahar Pars
- 1 hr. 56 mins.
photoOve is the quintessential angry old man next door. An isolated retiree with strict principles and a short fuse, who spends his days enforcing block association rules that only he cares about, and visiting his wife's grave, Ove has given up on life. Enter a boisterous young family next door who accidentally flattens Ove's mailbox while moving in and earning his special brand of ire. Yet from this inauspicious beginning an unlikely friendship forms and we come to understand Ove's past happiness and heartbreaks. What emerges is a heartwarming tale of unreliable first impressions and the gentle reminder that life is sweeter when its shared.
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Bolshoi Ballet: The Golden Age (NR) 10/16/2016
The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists - 2 hr. 20 mins.
photoFathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live bring Yuri Grigorovich's The Golden Age, broadcast from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, October 16.

A satire of Europe during the Roaring 20s, The Golden Age makes for an original, colorful and dazzling show with its jazzy score and music-hall atmosphere. This ballet, that can only be seen at the Bolshoi, has everything to it: mad rhythms, vigorous chase scenes, and decadent cabaret numbers. With its passionate love story featuring beautiful duets between Boris and Rita, the Bolshoi dancers plunge into every stylized step and gesture magnificently.
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The Royal Opera House: Norma (NR) 10/30/2016
Antonio Pappano, Sonya Yoncheva - 3 hr. 0 mins.
photoThis 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. This striking new production opens the 2016/17 Season.
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American Pastoral (R) 11/4/2016
Rated for some strong sexual material, language and brief violent images
Molly Parker, Dakota Fanning
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photoAMERICAN PASTORAL follows a family whose seemingly idyllic existence is shattered by the social and political turmoil of the 1960s. Ewan McGregor makes his directorial debut and stars as Seymour "Swede" Levov, a once legendary high school athlete who is now a successful businessman married to Dawn, a former beauty queen. But turmoil brews beneath the polished veneer of Swede's life. When his beloved teenage daughter, Merry, disappears after being accused of committing a savage act of political terrorism, Swede dedicates himself to finding her and reuniting his family. What he discovers shakes him to the core, forcing him to look beneath the surface and confront the chaos that is shaping the world around him.
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Bolshoi Ballet: The Bright Stream (NR) 11/6/2016
Svetlana Lunkina, Mikhail Lobukhin - 2 hr. 30 mins.
photoFathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live are excited to bring the brilliant and hilarious production, The Bright Stream, captured from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, November 6.

Alexei Ratmansky invokes the genius of Shostakovich's score at the Bolshoi, creating a laugh-out-loud masterpiece with its bits of slapstick comedy, hilarious deceptions, false identities including Principal Dancer Ruslan Skvortsov dressed as a Sylph and its many colorful characters! The Bolshoi bursts with vivid life and bright spirits in Ratmansky's brilliantly choreographed smash.
Content was captured live on April 29, 2012.

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The Royal Opera House: Cosi Fan Tutte (NR) 11/20/2016
Semyon Bychkov, Corinne Winters - 3 hr. 15 mins.
photoHow much do you love your partner? How much do you trust them? And can they trust you? Mozart's classic opera Così fan tutte puts two pairs of lovers to the test - with great music but distinctly unexpected results.

For this new production, director Jan Philipp Gloger creates a richly theatrical world as the playground for this quirky comedy, where two men try to woo each other's partners for a bet. Don Alfonso - the puppet master of this experiment in love - is here a theatre director who uses all the sets, props and tricks of his trade to invent new scenes to challenge the lovers' affections.

This lively, youthful and imaginative take on one of the world's best-loved operas is performed by a cast of rising stars conducted by Semyon Bychkov.
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The Royal Opera House: Les Contes d'Hoffmann (NR) 12/4/2016
Vittorio Grigolo, Leonardo Capalbo -
photoThe Royal Opera's lavish production of Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann), Offenbach's masterpiece, is a favourite with audiences. Created by Academy Award-winning film director John Schlesinger, this production brings alive a 19th-century world of romance, comedy, mystery and menace.

At the centre of these extraordinary tales of clockwork dolls, magical glasses, ghostly voices and sensual courtesans is the vivid imagination of the drunken Romantic poet Hoffmann. Charismatic young tenor Vittorio Grigolo is Hoffmann - compelled to tell the story of his lovers who, he believes, have all been stolen by a succession of arch villains. Superb baritone Thomas Hampson performs all four villains.


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Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker (NR) 12/18/2016
Denis Rodkin, Anna Nikulina - 2 hr. 15 mins.
photoFathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live are delighted to bring the timeless holiday classic, The Nutcracker, captured from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, December 18.

Christmas would not be complete without the enchanting tale of young Marie and her Nutcracker prince! Danced by the Bolshoi's principals, E.T.A. Hoffmann's fairytale staged by Russian ballet master Yuri Grigorovich will transport children and adults alike to a world of magic and wonder for the holiday season.
Content was captured live on December 21, 2014.
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Branagh Theatre Live: The Entertainer (NR) 1/8/2017
Kenneth Branagh, Phil Dunster -
photoSet against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborne's modern classic conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an explosive examination of public masks and private torment.
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Bolshoi Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty (NR) 1/22/2017
- 2 hr. 25 mins.
photoFathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live are delighted to bring the enchanted fairytale classic The Sleeping Beauty, broadcast from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, January 22.

In this resplendent and magical classic, the Bolshoi dancers take us on a dream-like journey through this classic fairytale complete with jewel fairies, a magical kingdom, a youthful princess and a handsome prince in this purest style of classical ballet. The Bolshoi's sumptuous staging with its luxurious sets and costumes gives life to Perrault's fairy tale unlike any other.
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Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake (NR) 2/5/2017
- 2 hr. 40 mins.
photoFathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live present Tchaikovsky's transcendent classic Swan Lake, captured from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, February 5.

A ballet of ultimate beauty and a score of unparalleled perfection born at the Bolshoi in 1877. In the dual role of white swan Odette and her rival black swan Odile, prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova exudes both vulnerability and cunning through superb technical mastery, alongside the powerful and emotional Siegfried, Denis Rodkin. Including breathtaking scenes with the Bolshoi's corps de ballet, this is classical ballet at its finest.
Content was captured live on January 25, 2015.
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The Royal Opera House: Il trovatore (NR) 2/28/2017
Richard Farnes, Lianna Haroutounian - 3 hr. 0 mins.
photoIl trovatore is one of the great operas of the Romantic period, a story of passion and blood, love and vengeance, disaster and murder.

New in the 2015/16 Season, this atmospheric and poetic staging by director David Bösch puts the story of passion against the backdrop of war. Fire and snow in the landscape echo the cruelty and love of the story: soldiers and gypsies clash, a mother reveals a terrible secret and two men are engaged in a deadly fight for one woman. The famous Anvil Chorus is just one of the highlights of Verdi's exceptionally fine music, which captures the shifting emotions of the drama through impassioned love duets, fiery solos and stirring choruses.
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Bolshoi Ballet: A Contemporary Evening (NR) 3/19/2017
- 2 hr. 40 mins.
photoFathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live are thrilled to present an event dedicated to modern choreography, A Contemporary Evening, broadcast from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, March 19.

For one evening, the Bolshoi takes on a new challenge with audacity in Hans Van Manen's Frank Bridge's Variations, Sol León and Paul Lightfoot's Short Time Together and Alexei Ratmansky's Russian Seasons. This encounter between some of the best dancers in the world and masters of contemporary choreography results in an outstanding synthesis of bringing Van Manen's formal beauty, León and Lightfoot's intensity, and Ratmansky's witty brilliance to a new level.
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Bolshoi Ballet: A Hero of Our Time (NR) 4/9/2017
- 2 hr. 45 mins.
photoFathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live are delighted to present a production signature to the Bolshoi Ballet, A Hero of our Time, broadcast from Moscow, to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, April 9.

The story based on the larger-than-life hero Pechorin is adapted from Mikhail Lermontov's literary masterpiece in three separate stories recounting his heartbreaking betrayals. Is Pechorin a real hero? Or is he a man like any other? This brand new production by choreographer Yuri Possokhov is a tragic poetic journey that can only be seen at the Bolshoi.
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The Royal Opera House: Madama Butterfly (NR) 5/7/2017
Antonio Pappano, Ermonela Jaho - 2 hr. 45 mins.
photoPuccini's Madama Butterfly is one of the most popular of all operas, with ravishing music and a heartbreaking story of a loving geisha deserted by a callous American husband. Much-loved soprano Ermonela Jaho sings the title role for the first time at Covent Garden, in Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier's stunningly beautiful production.

The exotic imagery of the Nagasaki setting is drawn from 19th-century Western artists' romanticized views of Japan. Puccini's music brings alive the birdsong of the morning, the ritual of a wedding and the seduction by naval officer B.F. Pinkerton (sung by exciting young tenor Marcelo Puente) of his young, innocent bride. Well known moments include the impassioned aria ‘Un bel dì' (One fine day) as the abandoned Cio-Cio-San clings vainly to her dreams.
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The Royal Opera House: Otello (NR) 7/16/2017
Antonio Pappano, Jonas Kaufmann - 2 hr. 45 mins.
photoWorld-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello in Verdi's passionate retelling of Shakespeare's great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder. Soprano Maria Agresta will be his Desdemona and baritone Ludovic Tézier his nemesis Iago in a new production by Olivier Award-winning director Keith Warner.

A major work of the opera repertory, Verdi's Otello draws on the full forces of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, the Royal Opera Chorus and this stellar line-up of principal singers, with exquisite duets, emotionally potent solo numbers and thrilling choruses. Particular highlights include Otello and Desdemona's rapturous love duet and Desdemona's poignant 'Willow Song'. Royal Opera Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts this Italian masterpiece.
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