Glyndebourne: Der Rosenkavalier (Live) Cert. No cert Picture house at FACT

  • Released2014
  • Running time240 minutes
  • GenreOpera

Vienna, the 1740s. The aristocratic Marschallin is in love with Octavian, a much younger man. Despite all his protestations of love, she knows that he will one day leave her for a younger woman.

Meanwhile the Marschallin’s boorish cousin Baron Ochs is courting Sophie von Faninal, the daughter of a rich bourgeois. At the Marschallin’s suggestion, Ochs has the handsome Octavian act as his Rosenkavalier (Rose Knight) and present a ceremonial silver rose to Sophie.

But when Octavian meets Sophie, the pair fall in love at first sight. Through a comic intrigue, they get rid of Ochs with the help of the Marschallin, who then yields Octavian to the younger woman.

A glittering comic opera, Der Rosenkavalier also operates at a deeper level. Conscious of the age difference between herself and Octavian, the Marschallin muses in bittersweet fashion over the passing of time, growing old and men’s inconstancy.

Select a time to book this film

This film is no longer showing.

Ticket prices*

Get a FACT Membership and SAVE 10%

Off Peak (Tue - Fri before 5pm)

Adult £10.40                                          

Member £8.40                                      

Retired / Student £9.40                                      

Retired Member / Student Member £7.40

Child £6.90

Family of 4 £29.60   


Peak (Tue - Fri from 5pm, all day Sat - Sun)

Adult £12.20                             

Adult Member £10.20                                         

Retired / Student £11.20                                      

Retired / Student Member £9.20                    

Child £7.70

Family of 4 £34.80


Cheap Day (Monday)

Members £7.50

Non Members Adults / Retired / Student £7.50

Child £5.50

Non Member Family of 4 £21.00

Member Monday not applicable on a bank holiday.

*For details about Films clubs rates, Special events and other concessions please view our ticket details page