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Suffolk Libraries Presents

Amazing performances and cultural events recorded live and screened at your library using top quality projection equipment.

Peter Grimes on Aldeburgh Beach at Felixstowe Library

Felixstowe Library · Fri 14 Jul 2017, 1900 · £7.50
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Suffolk Libraries Presents: Peter Grimes on Aldeburgh Beach
This unique production of Benjamin Britten's opera was staged on the very place and beach that inspired it, with three extraordinary performances taking place on Aldeburgh Beach during the 2013 Aldeburgh Festival. With the North Sea and sky as a backdrop and a first rate cast and orchestra, the production was captured on film, directed by Margaret Williams.

Matthew Bourne's The Car Man - evening screening at Southwold Library

Southwold Library · Thu 15 Jun 2017, 1930 · £10 (£8 for under 12s)
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Suffolk Libraries Presents: Matthew Bourne's The Car Man - evening screening
Loosely based on Bizet’s popular opera, Carmen, with one of the most thrilling and instantly recognisable scores in classical music, the familiar 19th Century Spanish cigarette factory becomes a greasy garage-diner in 1960’s America where the dreams and passions of a small-town are shattered by the arrival of a handsome stranger.

Matthew Bourne's The Car Man - matinee screening at Southwold Library

Southwold Library · Thu 15 Jun 2017, 1430 · £10 (£8 for under 12s)
For tickets visit or call Southwold Library

Suffolk Libraries Presents: Matthew Bourne's The Car Man - matinee screening
Loosely based on Bizet’s popular opera, Carmen, with one of the most thrilling and instantly recognisable scores in classical music, the familiar 19th Century Spanish cigarette factory becomes a greasy garage-diner in 1960’s America where the dreams and passions of a small-town are shattered by the arrival of a handsome stranger.

About

Suffolk Libraries Presents brings quality theatre and exhibition events to Suffolk communities using the latest digital screening equipment.

It’s funded by Arts Council England and runs in several of the county’s libraries with the aim of bringing more Suffolk residents into contact with the arts in a familiar and accessible local venue.

Digitally recorded, internationally acclaimed performance and exhibition events will be screened using the latest projection equipment in Stradbroke, Felixstowe, Ixworth, Gainsborough, Hadleigh, Lowestoft and Capel St Mary libraries.

The performances will include the Globe Theatre’s productions of Julius Caesar and The Comedy of Errors; well-known ballets such as Matthew Bourne’s productions of Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake; and unique, commentated tours of visual art exhibitions featuring artists such as Matisse, Rembrant and Van Gogh.

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In partnership with Creative Arts East

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Funded by Arts Council England