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July 2017
Adults £10 U18 £5

LIVE: MARCHES CHOIR

July 1 @ 19:00pm - 21:15pm
SpArC Theatre

 Marches Choir Extravaganza! The Marches Choir are pulling out all the stops for their forthcoming Summer Concert, on Saturday 1st July, which promises to be a very entertaining evening and a first for the choir.   It will be their debut performance in the wonderful SPARC Theatre at Bishop’s Castle and their first venture into drama. scenery and costume! Trial by Jury- by Gilbert and Sullivan  is a highly amusing  and musically entertaining piece of theatre, poking fun at the Judicial…

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September 2017
£12 Adult / £8 U18

The World’s Most Spectacular Operas :Carmen on the Lake

September 14 @ 19:00pm - 21:30pm
SpArC Theatre

  CARMEN ON THE LAKE : FROM LAKE CONSTANCE, BREGENZ – AUSTRIA In Cinemas Thursday 14 September Performed on the spectacular water stage of Lake Constance in Bregenz (Austria), George Bizet’s Carmen is a story of passion, destiny and obsession. The French composer’s opera is most famous for its Spanish melodies, including the Flower Song, Habanera and the Toreador Song. On 14 September, experience Carmen like never before – recorded live on the floating stage during the Bregenz Festival. As…

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£13 Adults /£8 U18

ROH: The Magic Flute (Mozart)

September 20 @ 19:15pm - 22:25pm
SpArC Theatre

Satellite Screening From The Royal Opera House JULIA JONES CONDUCTS THE ROYAL OPERA’S SPELLBINDING PRODUCTION OF MOZART’S THE MAGIC FLUTE WITH A WONDERFUL CAST INCLUDING RODERICK WILLIAMS AS PAPAGENO Satellite Screening Mozart’s glorious opera The Magic Flute is brought enchantingly to life in David McVicar’s production with beautiful sets by John Macfarlane. Prince Tamino promises the Queen of the Night that he will rescue her daughter Pamina from the enchanter Sarastro. He begins his quest, accompanied by the bird-catcher Papageno –…

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October 2017
£13 Adults /£8 U18

Royal Opera House : La Boheme (Puccini)

October 8 @ 14:00pm - 16:35pm
SpArC Theatre

  Satellite Screening From The Royal Opera House When Rodolfo, a penniless poet, meets Mimì, a seamstress, they fall instantly in love. But their happiness is threatened when Rodolfo learns that Mimì is gravely ill. Acclaimed director Richard Jones (Boris Godunov, Il trittico) directs a new production of Puccini’s La bohème. Irresistible in its witty, passionate blend of comedy and tragedy, the opera focusses on the lives of a group of young artists as they eke out an existence on the…

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January 2018
Adluts £13 / U18 £8

Royal Opera House: Rigoletto (Verdi)

Sun, 21st January, 2018 @ 14:00pm - 16:45pm
SpArC Theatre

The corruption of innocence is at the heart of Verdi’s potent tragedy in David McVicar’s production for The Royal Opera. Satellite Screening From The Royal Opera House Rigoletto, court jester to the libertine Duke of Mantua, is cursed by the father of one of the Duke’s victims for his irreverent laughter. When the Duke seduces Rigoletto’s daughter Gilda, it seems the curse is taking effect… David McVicar’s production highlights the cruelty at the heart of the court of Mantua. Richly dressed…

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February 2018
Adults £13/ U18 £8

Royal Opera House: Tosca (Puccini)

Wed, 7th February, 2018 @ 19:15pm - 22:15pm
SpArC Theatre

  Satellite Screening From The Royal Opera House Tosca is one of the great evenings of opera, and from its strident opening chords conjures up a world of political instability and menace. Jonathan Kent’s production for The Royal Opera captures the dangerous political turbulence of Rome in 1800. The Chief of Police, Scarpia – one of the most malevolent villains in opera – ruthlessly pursues and tortures enemies of the state. His dark, demonic music contrasts with the expansive melodies of…

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March 2018
Adult £13 / U18 £8

Royal Opera House: Carmen (Bizet)

Sun, 11th March, 2018 @ 14:00pm - 17:20pm
SpArC Theatre

  Satellite Screening From The Royal Opera House Carmen is the best-known work by French composer Georges Bizet, and one of the most famous operas in the entire art form – numbers such as the Habanera and the Toreador Song have permeated the popular consciousness as little else has. The opera’s heady combination of passion, sensuality and violence initially proved too much for the stage, and it was a critical failure on its 1875 premiere. Bizet died shortly after, and never…

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April 2018
Adult £13 / U18 £8

Royal Opera House: Macbeth (Verdi)

Wed, 4th April, 2018 @ 19:15pm - 22:35pm
SpArC Theatre

  Satellite Screening Verdi’s life-long love affair with Shakespeare’s works began with Macbeth, a play he considered to be ‘one of the greatest creations of man’. With his librettist, Francesco Maria Piave, Verdi set out to create ‘something out of the ordinary’. Their success is borne out in every bar of a score that sees Verdi at his most theatrical: it bristles with demonic energy. The warrior Macbeth fights on the side of the King of Scotland – but when…

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