Filmed Operas

Pagliacci and The Kaiser of Atlantis were filmed before a live studio audience in fall of 2020 -- part of the Molly Blank Big Tent Series. With grit and determination, The Atlanta Opera safely presented 20 performances in the midst of a global pandemic.

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  • Pagliacci Film with Subtitles

    The circus performers in Pagliacci grapple with tragedy and question boldly whether they must perform despite heartbreak and ruin.

    In The Atlanta Opera’s completely fall 2020 production of Leoncavallo’s verismo classic, audiences enter a dystopian world where artists question their ability to pe...

  • Kaiser Film with Subtitles

    The circus is abandoned, and artists are shells of their former selves. The dictator Emperor Overall reigns and declares total war. Death refuses to take another soul.

  • Kaiser Preview Trailer

    Short clips from dress rehearsals of The Kaiser of Atlantis.

    The full version is available now on Spotlight Media.

    The circus is abandoned, and artists are shells of their former selves. The dictator Emperor Overall reigns and declares total war. Death refuses to take another soul.

    Viktor Ullm...

  • Pagliacci Preview Trailer

    The circus performers in Pagliacci grapple with tragedy and question boldly whether they must perform despite heartbreak and ruin.

    In The Atlanta Opera’s completely fall 2020 production of Leoncavallo’s verismo classic, audiences enter a dystopian world where artists question their ability to pe...

  • Backstage at Pagliacci

  • Backstage at The Kaiser of Atlantis