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Upcoming Performing Arts Screenings

Watch opera and ballet performances in digital projection with state-of-the-art sound!

Upcoming Performing Arts Screenings

The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Winchester is proud to announce upcoming opera and ballet screenings.  Tickets are on sale now for all shows.



Tu, July 16, 6:30 pm

Verdi's final opera is a raucous comedy about the penniless, portly old knight Falstaff who gets tricked - time and again! - by the young ladies who rebuff his romantic overtures. This romp of an opera delights in a 2012 production from the Opera de Paris. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.  Starring Ambrogio Maestri, Artur Rucinski, and Paolo Fanale.  Buy Tickets  



Tu, July 30, 6:30 pm

Mozart's The Magic Flute is a colorful parade of wild and whimsical characters - from the high-flying coloratura of the Queen of the Night to Papageno and his flighty bird songs, The Magic Flute is truly a magical opera! From the 2012 Salzburg Festival. Sung in German with English subtitles. Starring Georg Zeppenfeld, Bernard Richter, Mandy Fredrich.  Buy Tickets



Tu, August 13, 6:30 pm

Carmen has lust, betrayal, murder - not to mention some of the most famous music in the history of opera. Anna Caterina Antonacci is "in her prime...a musically intelligent and vocally splendid singer" (NYTimes); she tackles the title role with fire and intensity in this spectacular production from the Opera de Paris. Sung in French with Enlish subtitles.  Filmed December 13, 2012. Starring Anna Caterina Antonacci, Nikolai Schukoff.  Buy Tickets



Tu, September 10, 6:30 pm

Two sweets-loving children, one hungry witch - watch out, it's Hansel and Gretel! The classic fairy tale takes an operatic twist in this family favorite by Engelbert Humperdinck, in a charming production from the Opera de Paris. Filmed in April of 2013.  Sung in French with English subtitles.  Starring Daniela Sindram, Anne-Catherine Gillet.  Buy Tickets



Tu, October 8, 6:30 pm

La Gioconda is possibly the grandest of all grand operas - complete with an on-stage shipwreck and a third-act ballet that features one of the most memorable melodies in all opera. Operatic superstars Violeta Urmana and Marcelo Alvarez make this La Gioconda a must-see for any opera fan.  From a May, 2013 performance at the Opera de Paris. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.  Starring Violeta Urmana, Marcelo Alvarez.  Buy Tickets


SWAN LAKE in 2D or 3D

Tu, October 22, 6:30 pm

See the world's most loved ballet Swan Lake presented from the city where it was created - and by the company which produces many of the greatest dance stars. (Pavlova, Nureyev, Barishnikov - many more).The "genius" of Tchaikovsky's incredible score and the "genius" of the choreography of Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov bring you the version of Swan Lake the world loves. Lyrical, mysterious and dramatic, the Mariinsky create an imaginary world where Prince Siegfried and the swan-princess Odette affirm their love for each other, conquering the forces of evil. Tchaikovsky's ravishing music combines with peerless choreography showing the Mariinsky's famed corps de ballet in all its beauty. Starring Ekaterina Kondaurova in the classic role of Odette/Odile. Now captured in the same 3D technology as Avatar, Hugo and the Oscar winning Life of Pi. Filmed at the historic Mariinsky Theatre St Petersburg, the Imperial Capital of Russia, the production will include Hollywood, Russian and other international guest stars - and exclusive, glamorous presentations exclusively for the cinema audience.  Buy Tickets 2D ::  Buy Tickets 3D



Tu, November 5, 6:30 pm

It's the final countdown on New Years Eve...who will be your midnight kiss? The bumbling lovers in Die Fledermaus from the Vienna State Opera will waltz the night away (and drink a little too much champagne) until they find out!  Recorded in 2011 at the Vienna State Opera. Sung in German with English subtitles.  Starring Kurt Streit, Michaela Kaune, Zoryana Kushpler.  Buy Tickets




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