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Pick of the Week: Screening of Kentridge’s NY Met production of The Nose at Cinema Nouveau

There are 3  performances left of this dazzlingly whacky absurdist opera by Shostakovich, brilliantly produced by William Kentridge.  This is a live screening of the opera (in the Met’s HD series) which has returned to the New York Met after premiering in 2010. Based on the 1836 short story writtten by Nikolai Gogal,  it tells [...]

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A cultural feast at Cinema Nouveau, Rosebank

We are so privileged in Johannesburg to have access on our doorsteps to world-class productions (quite literally).  If an air-ticket to London is out of the question (let alone R600 odd for a theatre ticket) then make sure to see the current productions of London’s Royal National Theatre which are broadcast live and screened at [...]

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YAY! Live in HD Opera Season is back

The NY Metropolitan’s Live in HD opera season starting Friday 16th November. The 8 operas will run for about 7 days each at Cinema Nouveau in Rosebank starting on Friday and running through till March next year. November 16th with Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore. Anna Netrebko sings the role of Adina and Matthew Polenzani the role [...]

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The Met HD Opera Series: La Traviata, showing at Cinema Nouveau

La Traviata (part of the latest season’s opera at the NY Met,  filmed in HD and and showing at Cinema Nouvea), only has 4  more showings: tonight at 19.30; Wednesday at 11 and Thursday at 2 and at 19.30.  Natalie Dessay plays Violetta (her voice was suffering after a cold on the night of the filmed performance) and Matthew Polenzani [...]

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The 5th Season of the New York Met operas live in HD has started at Cinema Nouveau in Johannesburg

The New York Met Opera  live in HD is  back for the 5th season and showing at Cinema Nouveau in the Rosebank Mall (under 10 minutes from Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse). Donizetti’s Anna Bolena, starring Anna Netrebko and directed by David McVicar started showing on 4 Nov. Although the notification indicates that screenings are for one [...]

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