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Royal Opera House, Sleeping Beauty video:


Watch Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty in Spain as it is performed at the Royal Opera House in London. How?  Via the Royal Opera Live Cinema ! A Brothers Grimm classic, where lovely and delightful Princess Aurora is cursed by bad fairy Carabosse to die on her sixteenth birthday. But Lilac Fairy intervenes. Lilac Fairy isn’t as powerful as Carabosse and can’t reverse the curse completely. She makes do with converting the death curse into a hundred years of deep slumber. Princess Aurora can only be awakened by the love of a prince from another kingdom and that’s what happens when Prince Desiré (Florimund) kisses her.


When: 19 March 2014
Time: 8:15 PM (Please re-confirm time with your cinema)

Conductor Valeriy Ovsyanikov
Princess Aurora (Sarah Lamb)
Prince Florimund (Steven McRae)
Orchestra:  Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Duration: 2 hours and 55 minutes (including two intervals)

Says the Royal Opera House about the Sleeping Beauty:

The Sleeping Beauty holds a special place in The Royal Ballet’s repertory. It was the ballet with which the Company reopened the Royal Opera House in 1946 after World War II, announcing its move from Sadler’s Wells to Covent Garden. Margot Fonteyn danced the role of the beautiful princess Aurora in the first performance, with Robert Helpmann as Prince Florimund. Sixty years later, in 2006, the original 1946 staging was revived, returning Oliver Messel’s wonderful designs and glittering costumes to the stage once again.

Marius Petipa’s classic 19th-century choreography is combined with newly created sections by Frederick Ashton, Anthony Dowell and Christopher Wheeldon. The ballet contains many memorable moments, from the iconic Rose Adagio, when Aurora meets her four royal suitors, to the vigorous hunting dances and the famous waltz for Aurora and her Prince. Throughout, Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky’s score conveys passion and intensity.


Movie houses in Spain (partial list) which will screen Sleeping Beauty via the Royal Opera House Live Cinema

Fuengirola (Málaga) Cines Alfil
Málaga Yelmo: Cines Rincón de la Victoria, Yelmo Cines Vialia Málaga
Marbella (Málaga): Cinesa La Cañada, Gran Marbella
Roquetas de Mar (Almería): Yelmo Cines Plaza Norte 2, Yelmo Cines Roquetas
Sevilla Cinesa Plaza de Armas

Gijón: Yelmo Cines Ocimax
Oviedo: Cinesa Parque Principado Oviedo, Yelmo Cines Los Prados

Santander: Cinesa Santander

Segovia: Artesiete Segovia
Salamanca: Van Dyck

Arenys de Mar (Barcelona): Teatre Principal
Barcelona: Cinesa Diagonal, Cinesa Mataro Parc, Cinesa Diagonal Mar, Cinesa Heron City, Cinesa Parc Vallès, Cinesa Sant Cugat, Cines Verdi Barcelona, Yelmo Cines Icaria
Lleida: Teatre Principal
Seu D’Urgell (Lleida): Cinemes Guiu
Terrasa (Barcelona): Cinema Catalunya

Alicante: Cineroma, Yelmo Cines Puerta Alicante
Valencia: Cines LYS, Yelmo Cines Valencia

Mallorca: Cinesa Festival Park Baleares

Madrid: Cinesa Principe Pío, Cinesa Proyecciones, Cinesa Las Rozas, Cinesa Manoteras, Cinesa Moraleja, Cinesa Méndez Álvaro, Conde Duque, Cines Palafox Madrid, Cines Verdi Madrid, Yelmo Cines Ideal


More than 1000 other cinemas in more than 30 countries will also be screening The Sleeping Beauty live on the date.