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Ambassadors Cinemas, Woking

Ambassadors Cinemas, Woking

The Ambassadors Cinemas is proud to present the very best in entertainment with our Event Cinema Screenings / Cultural Screenings.
You can enjoy a vast array of theatre, ballet, opera, concerts and even exhibitions in the comfort of your local cinema, either transmitted live via satellite or pre-recorded. See what is on offer below and experience something a bit different on your doorstep.

 

Bolshoi 2018-19: CarmenPetrushka


Bolshoi 2018-19: CarmenPetrushka

Music: Georges Bizet, Rodion Shchedrin and Igor Stravinsky
 
Choreography: Alberto Alonso and Edward Clug
 
Libretto: (For Carmen Suite) Alberto Alonso after Prosper Mérimée
 
Distribution: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet
 
 
Carmen: Impetuous Carmen seduces Don José in order to convince him to let her out of jail. Once outside, she thinks she’s finally free before realizing that she’s in fact prisoner of a love triangle: she wants to be with the famous Torero Escamillo, but she can’t make Don José go away.
 
Petruska: At Saint-Petersburg’s carnival, three puppets are playing the same role over and over: the unhappy lover Petrushka, the coquette and a Moor. Fed up with this endless part that never goes well for him, Petrushka attacks his rival and flees from the puppets theater.
 
Sun 19 May
Bolshoi 2018-19: The Golden Age


Bolshoi 2018-19: The Golden Age

Music: Dmitri Shostakovich
 
Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich
 
Libretto: Yuri Grigorovich and Isaak Glikman
 
Cast: Nina Kaptsova (Rita), Ruslan Skvortsov (Boris), Mikhail Lobukhin (Yashka) and Ekaterina Krysanova (Lyuska)
 
 
 
 
 
In the 1920’s, The Golden Age cabaret is a favorite nightly haunt. The young fisherman Boris falls in love with Rita. He follows her to the cabaret and realizes that she is the beautiful dancer “Mademoiselle Margot,”, but also the love interest of the local gangster Yashka…
 
With its jazzy score by Shostakovich and its music-hall atmosphere featuring beautiful tangos, The Golden Age is a refreshing and colorful dive into the roaring 20’s. A historic ballet that can be seen only at the Bolshoi!
 
Sun 07 April
Bolshoi 2018-19: The Sleeping Beauty


Bolshoi 2018-19: The Sleeping Beauty

Rated: 12A
 
 
The Princess Aurora falls under the curse of the Evil Fairy Carabosse on her sixtenth birthday, falling into a deep slumber of one hundred years. Only the kiss of a prince could break the spell.
 
A resplendent fairytale ballet perfomed by the Bolshoi, The Sleeping Beauty features  scores of magical characters including fairies, the Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, and a beautiful young Princess Aurora performed by Olga Smirnova, a “truly extraordinary talent” (The Telegraph). This is classical ballet at its finest.
 
Sun 10 March
ROH 2018-19: Faust


ROH 2018-19: Faust

Running time: 3 hours 30 minutes

Gounod's most popular opera returns in David McVicar's stunning Parisian production, with singers including Michael Fabiano, Diana Damrau and Erwin Schrott.

Tue 30 April
ROH 2018-19: La Forza Del Destino


ROH 2018-19: La Forza Del Destino

Running time: TBC

Christof Loy directs a star-studded cast of singers, including Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann and Christopher Maltman, in Verdi's epic opera, conducted by Antonio Pappano.

Tue 02 April
ROH 2018-19: Romeo and Juliet


ROH 2018-19: Romeo and Juliet

Running time: 3 hours

Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers encounter passion and tragedy in Kenneth MacMillan's 20th-century ballet masterpiece.

Tue 11 June
ROH 2018-19: Royal Ballet Triple Bill


ROH 2018-19: Royal Ballet Triple Bill

Running time: TBC

The contemporary face of The Royal Ballet in revivals of works by Wheeldon and Pite and a world premiere by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.

Thu 16 May