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Opera Screening: Otello

Ropetackle presents a special Glyndebourne style opera screening of Giuseppe Verdi’s Otello.

The first of Verdi’’s two late Shakespearean operas stands as one of the great masterpieces of grand opera. José Cura, ranked among the world’’s leading interpreters of Verdi’’s music, takes the title role in this profound and intense production, recorded live at the Liceu, Barcelona for Opus Arte.

This special evening will also feature a short pre-performance talk and a free glass of bubbly.

In true Glyndebourne style, please bring your own interval picnic. All drinks however must be purchased at the Ropetackle bar.

Approximate timings: start and pre-performance talk – 5.15pm, screening begins – 5.45pm, acts 1 and 2 – 5.45pm-6.45pm, picnic interval – 6.45pm-7.45pm, acts 3 and 4 – 7.45pm-9pm.

Film, Opera

Sunday 1st May 2016 -


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