Opera (Giordano) 3hrs20m

Superstar tenor Jonas Kaufmann headlines a new performance of David McVicar’s spectacular staging, under the baton of long-time collaborator Antonio Pappano – who conducts Giordano’s epic historical drama of revolution and forbidden love in his last production as Music Director of The Royal Opera. At a glittering party in 18th-century Paris, the poet Andréa Chenier delivers an impassioned denunciation of Louis XVI. Five years later, the Revolution has given way to the Terror, transforming the power balance between Chénier, his beloved Maddalena (Sondra Radvanovsky), and Gérard (Amartuvshin Enkhbat ), the man who could destroy him...

Filmed at The Royal Opera House in London.

Screening: Sunday 21st July at 2pm