We are so lucky these days to have opera shown in local cinemas at a fraction of the cost of an opera house (let alone the flight to New York). We see the living streaming of productions from the New York Metrolopolitan Opera House, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden and Glyndebourne

❑ We see the live streaming (members buy their own tickets) and then walk a couple of minutes to a member’s house across the road in Rosebery Gardens for a drink and a chat

Alan Whitehouse (Group Convener)

Usually in the evening (New York Metropolitan Opera broadcasts on Saturdays), with some matinées
Picturehouse and sometimes ArtHouse cinemas
Tottenham Lane, Crouch End, N8
There is no limit on the numbers joining the group and all members get a monthly update on what is happening in the world of opera but, as the after-show socials are in a domestic environment, numbers for these are limited to a maximum of twelve participants

Below is the programme of live screenings from the Royal Opera House and the New York Metropolitan Opera House, September 2023 – June 2024. Full information about each opera can be found on the Picturehouse website at Events and Seasons. Start times vary.

MET : Daniel Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas (155 minutes)

MET : Verdi’s Nabucco (185 minutes).

MET : Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette (210 minutes).  

ROH : Dvorak’s Rusalka (225 minutes)

MET : Verdi’s La Forza del Destino (260 minutes).

MET : Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette (210 minutes)

ROH : Puccini’s Madama Butterfly (195 minutes)

MET : Puccini’s La Rondine (170 minutes)

ROH : Bizet’s Carmen (225 minutes)

MET : Puccini’s Madama Butterfly (195 minutes)

ROH : Giordano’s Andréa Chenier (195 minutes)

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    Updated October 2023