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ROH Live opera: Tosca ROH Live opera: Tosca

ROH Live opera: Tosca

Duration: 180mins

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 the idealistic lovers, Tosca and Cavaradossi, who express their passion in sublime arias, including ‘Vissi d’arte’ and ‘E lucevan le stelle’. Giacomo Puccini’s dramatic work was a hit with audiences on its 1900 premiere and it remains one of the most performed of all operas – with its gripping plot and glorious music, it’s easy to see why. A candle-lit church, Scarpia’s gloomy study with its hidden torture chamber and the false optimism of a Roman dawn: this handsome production throws into relief the ruthlessly taut drama, as the tension is wound up towards a fateful conclusion. Puccini’s meticulously researched score is infused with the same authentic detail, from distant cannon fi re during the Act I Te Deum to tolling church bells and the sounds of a firing squad.

Wed 7 Feb19:15

 

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Production

The Grosvenor Cinema

The Grosvenor is the only fully-licensed picture house in Glasgow's West End.

Our two cinema screens each have spacious, luxury leather seating, with a back row of leather sofas for extra comfort to enjoy our screening of the latest films and old favourites.

Ticket Prices

Peak Admission: Mon-Fri after 17.00, all day Sat & Sun, Bank Holidays:

Adult £9.70
Child £6.00
Senior £7.00
Student £7.00 with valid student ID (£6.00 with valid student ID and SR App)

 

Off-peak Admission: Mon-Fri before 17.00:

Adult £7.00
Child £5.00
Senior £6.00
Student £6.00 with valid student ID (£5.00 with valid student ID and SR App)

 

Kids’ Club: £4.00 for all seats

Watch With Baby: £6.00 for all seats

Toddler Time: £3.00 for children, free for accompanying adults

 

For live broadcasts and special events, admission prices may vary.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

Entry to films and events is restricted by the classification given by the British Board of Film Classification or others. We are required to refuse admission to anyone who is below the minimum age required by the relevant classification. Information on BBFC ratings can be found here.

Late entry is at the discretion of the manager.

Post-Production

Grosvenor Cafe

The Grosvenor Cafe

UK and International Restaurant & Bar Design Awards-winning venue and so much more. Our combination classic & contemporary menus and a busy programme of live entertainment, evening classes and kid stuff every week mean we are a true West End hub.

Why not pop upstairs for a meal or drink after the film?