UltraStar Cinemas Announces the 2013 Opera, Symphony and Ballet Series on the Big Screen Year Round
Classics including Swan Lake, Aida, Carmen, La Traviata, Don Quixote and more presented in high definition sound and video.
UltraStar Cinemas, with two valley locations: UltraLuxe Scottsdale Cinemas at the Pavilions at Talking Stick and the UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle, is proud to introduce its 2013 Opera, Symphony and Ballet series. The series will bring some of the world’s most renowned performing arts classics and musical performances to the big screen, including works by Mozart, Verdi, Bizet, Prokofiev and more. The series will be presented in high definition in cutting-edge Pure Digital Cinema® technology, the clearest, crispest motion picture quality and sound available today. The series will screen on select Mondays at 7 p.m. and Wednesdays at 11 a.m. Tickets are priced at $15 for adults, and $12 for seniors, students and military. A $50 Pick-5 pass is available for any five films in the series.
“We are very pleased to offer the Opera, Symphony and Ballet series to the community,” said Damon Rubio, executive vice president of operations, UltraStar Cinemas. “Our goal with alternative programming is to provide arts and culture lovers with affordable, convenient access to programming they otherwise may not have. We hope the community will take advantage of the opportunity to watch world-renowned operas, symphonies and ballets at their local neighborhood movie theater.”
UltraLuxe Scottsdale Cinemas at the Pavilions at Talking Stick is located at 9090 E. Indian Bend in Scottsdale. For more information, call (480) 302-6055 or visit www.ultrastarmovies.com.
The UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle is located at 16000 Maricopa Road in Maricopa, adjacent to the Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino. For more information, call (520) 568-3456 or visit www.ultrastarmovies.com.
The 2013 Opera, Symphony and Ballet schedule is as follows:
Phantom of the Opera (musical) - February 18 and 20
Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutti (opera) - March 4 and 6
Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake (ballet) - March 18 and 20
Die Lustig Witwe (opera) - April 1 and 3
An Evening with Alison Balsom and the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia - April 15 and 17
Ruslan and Lyudmila (opera) - April 29 and May 1
Giselle in 3D (ballet) - May 13 and 15
Gisuseppe Verdi’s Aida (opera) - May 27 and 29
Philadelphia Orchestra Concert Series: Rattle Conducts Beethoven’s “Pastoral” (symphony) - June 10 and 12
Bizet’s Carmen (opera) - June 24 and 26
George Balanchine’s Jewels (ballet) - July 8 and 10
Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata (opera) - July 22 and 24
Flamenco Hoy in 3D (dance) - August 5 and 7
Jules Massenet’s Werther (opera) - August 19 and 21
An Evening with Renee Fleming from Waldbuhne Berlin (symphony) - September 9 and 11
Giuseppe Verdi’s Attilla (opera) - September 23 and 25
Ludwig Minkus’ Don Quixote (ballet) - October 7 and 9
Prokofiev’s The Gambler (opera) - October 21 and 23
Philadelphia Orchestra Concert Series: Yannkick Conducts Mahler & Strauss (symphony) - November 4 and 6
Rodion Shchedrin’s Dead Souls (opera) - November 18 and 20
Waldbuhne 2011 Fellini, Jazz & Co. (symphony) - December 2 and 4
Giuseppe Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera (opera) - December 16 and 18
About UltraStar Cinemas
UltraStar Cinemas is Southern California’s largest privately owned movie theater group. UltraStar Cinemas is headquartered in San Diego County and operates 74 screens at seven sites throughout Southern California and Arizona. Recognized for pioneering the digital age of cinema, UltraStar was the first theater group in the world to be fully equipped with Pure Digital Cinema® powered by DLP Cinema® technology in all of its locations. In 2009, the company also became the first to offer D-BOX motion seats, which use motion effects specifically programmed for each film to create an immersive experience for movie goers. For more information, visit www.ultrastarmovies.com.For more information on UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle visit www.UltraStarAkChin.com.