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Big Cinemas to screen Operas

MUMBAI: Thanks to an innovative new deal between Big Cinemas and London-based More2Screen, leading specialist in arts-based alternative content programming for cinema, culture fans can now look forward to the first-ever screenings of world-class Operas in Indian cinemas.

The first offerings of this partnership will be two high quality productions from England‘s internationally-renowned Glyndebourne Festival, the operas La Cenerentola (Cinderella) and Giulio Cesare (Julius Caesar).


This will be followed by an all-star tribute concert from Petra, Jordan, The Pavarotti Tribute Concert, honouring the late tenor Luciano Pavarotti featuring his former singing partners Placido Domingo and Jose Carreras along with Andrea Bocelli and Sting.


Screenings will take place at Big Cinemas‘ plexes in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Pune. To be launched by the end of June, the screenings will pave the way for a new era of top-class, pre-recorded performances to be enjoyed on the big screen.


"Global awareness among Indian audiences has made them desirous for distinct international experiences. By screening Operas at our plexes, we are not just providing an enriching cultural experience to our patrons but are also providing them a chance to enjoy Operas in the best seats and at very affordable rates," said Big Cinemas COO Tushar Dhingra.

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