Teatro alla Scala, Bolshoi Theatre and More Set for Emerging Pictures' Fall-Winter 2013 Lineup
Emerging Pictures, North America's largest supplier of alternative content for movie theaters, today announced its Fall-Winter (September through December) 2013 season of "Opera in Cinema" and "Ballet in Cinema" HD presentations, starting today, September 22, with the Opera Australia production of "Carmen" from Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour.
Special live performances from Milan's Teatro alla Scala and Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre will be season high points. On Sunday, October 20, the Bolshoi production of "Spartacus" will be beamed live from Moscow to audiences across the United States. Similarly, on Saturday, December 7, American audiences will have orchestra seats for La Scala's Opening Night production of "La Traviata" broadcast live from Teatro alla Scala in Milan.
Showing on movie screens in over 300 multiplexes, art houses, museums and performing arts centers throughout the U.S. and Canada, the full Fall-Winter season rolls out as follows:
CARMEN - Sunday, September 22 - Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour - Australia
RIGOLETTO - Sunday, October 6 - Teatro Antico - Taormina, Italy
SPARTACUS - LIVE FROM MOSCOW - Sunday, October 20 - The Bolshoi Ballet
NABUCCO - Sunday, November 3- Teatro alla Scala
LE CORSAIRE - Sunday, November 17 - The Bolshoi Ballet
LA TRAVIATA - OPENING NIGHT LIVE - Saturday, December 7 - Teatro alla Scala
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY - Sunday, December 15 - The Bolshoi Ballet
Some dates and show times may vary across the country depending on city and venue. Some venues will shift to "delayed live" to accommodate the significant time zone variations between Moscow and/or Milan and the U.S., e.g. a live 7 p.m. Moscow performance takes place at11 a.m. in New York and 8 a.m. in Los Angeles.
Emerging Pictures also announced the schedule of Bolshoi Ballet performances for Winter-Spring 2014. All performances will be live from Moscow:
JEWELS - Sunday, January 19 - LIVE FROM MOSCOW
LOST ILLUSIONS - Sunday, February 2 - LIVE FROM MOSCOW
THE GOLDEN AGE - Sunday, March 30 - LIVE FROM MOSCOW
Customers should check www.emergingpictures.com for participating theatres, screening dates and show times, as well as casting and production information, which will be posted as it becomes available.
About Emerging Pictures: Emerging Pictures, managed by Barry Rebo and Ira Deutchman, is the largest all-digital Specialty Film and Alternative Content network of theaters in the United States. The company delivers independent films, cultural programs and special events to a network of over 300 American and Canadian venues encompassing traditional art houses, museums and performing arts centers, as well as commercial multiplexes including Marcus Theatres, Carmike Cinemas, Harkins Theatres, Allen Theatres, Laemmle Theaters, BIG Cinemas and others. The company distributes HD live and captured live performances of the world's foremost ballet and opera houses under its Ballet in Cinema and Opera in Cinema brands, including La Scala, the Bolshoi Ballet, the Gran Teatre del Liceu of Barcelona and others.