Paris Opera Ballet Tries Out Hi-Def Simulcasting

The company’s Diaghilev/Ballets Russes centennial program was transmitted live to 30 cinemas in Britain. Who went? A “dance audience, small but devoted and knowledgeable. And they were clearly delighted with the screening, which turned out to be not a substitute for performance but a different experience altogether – and, in some ways, better.”

Source: The Guardian (UK) 12/23/09