Sunday 07 April 2019 - 16:00 to Sunday 16 June 2019 - 19:00

With 11 titles broadcast to more than 500 UK cinemas and to another 1,000 in 40 countries across the globe, the Royal Opera House’s Live Cinema Season 2018/19 showcases a wide variety of ballet and opera, including three new works, all relayed live from Covent Garden.

The 2018/19 Season will feature great classics from The Royal Ballet’s repertory and world-renowned opera stars including Michael Fabiano, Jonas Kaufmann, Anna Netrebko and Eva-Maria Westbroek.

La Forza del Destino 

Leonora falls in love with Don Alvaro, but when her father forbids their marriage, a fatal accident triggers a drama of obsession, vengeance and tragedy. Jonas Kaufmann and Anna Netrebko star in Verdi’s epic La forza del destino/The Force of Destiny an opera which demands the very best of singers for its powerful music and the fullest theatrical treatment for its story of bitter revenge pursued across miles and years. The production comes to The Royal Opera in a sensational staging from Amsterdam packed with colour and action. It is directed by Christof Loy and conducted by Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera. Don't miss it on Sunday, 7 April, from 16.00!

Sung in Italian with English subtitles.

Approximate running time: 4 hours 15 minutes, including two intervals.

Screenings schedule 2018-2019

  • MacMillan: MAYERLING - The Royal Ballet, 21 October 2018
  • Petipa: LA BAYADÈRE - The Royal Ballet, 18 November 2018
  • Wagner: DIE WALKÜRE - The Royal Opera, 25 November 2018
  • Wright: THE NUTCRACKER - The Royal Ballet, 9 December 2018
  • Ceaikovski: THE QUEEN OF SPADES - The Royal Opera, 27 January 2019
  • Verdi: LA TRAVIATA - The Royal Opera, Sunday, 3 February 2019
  • Acosta/Petipa: DON QUIXOTE - The Royal Ballet, Sunday, 24 February 2019
  • Verdi: LA FORZA DEL DESTINO - The Royal Opera, Sunday, 7 April 2019
  • Gounod: FAUST - The Royal Opera, Sunday, 5 May 2019
  • Pite: FLIGHT PATTERN / Wheeldon: WITHIN THE GOLDEN HOUR/ Cherkaoui: NEW WORK - The Royal Ballet , Sunday, 19 May 2019
  • MacMillan: ROMEO AND JULIET - The Royal Ballet, Sunday, 16 June 2019


Details about tickets can be found on Happy Cinema website. They can be purchased online via Cinemagia, eventim and or directly from the cinema.

Location: HAPPYCINEMA® Bucharest (Liberty Center), 10 minutes away from Unirii Square, on 151-171 Progresului Street.

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