The Royal Opera: Andrea Chénier

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Tue 18 June, 7:15pm

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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, and Gérard, the man who could destroy him...

Jonas Kaufmann headlines 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.

Sung in Italian with English subtitles


what to expect

The Royal Opera House broadcasts performances from its iconic Covent Garden main stage, offering audiences the best seat in the house, and access to exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, interviews and rehearsal insights.

With 11 world-class productions – six operas, four ballets and one dance – the season features popular classics alongside highly anticipated new productions. With an international roster of opera and ballet stars, the ROH 2023/24 Live Cinema Season promises to be a fantastic experience for fans of opera and ballet alike.