Cosi Fan Tutte
The new Royal Opera Season begins with a great audience favourite -Cosi Fan Tutte.
This great comedy with an edge brings a classic score by Mozart to a witty story of deception and trust tested to its limit. Can two apparently ... more
There are plots and schemes below stairs, above stairs and behind closed doors! The wit and intrigue of Donizetti's domestic comedy Don Pasquale gains added piquancy in the doll's house set of Jonathan Miller's ... more
Hansel und Gretel
What better Christmas treat for everyone than one of the most famous of all fairytales and one of the most richly tuneful of all operas.
The Royal Opera brings back to the stage the beautiful and delightful production by the ... more
Mixed Programme-La Valse
A mixed programme of sheer variety and breadth draws the wonderful potential of ballet into one great event, under the baton of Barry Wordsworth, Music Director of The Royal Ballet.
Classic dance in Ashton's evocative ... more
Niobe, Regina Di Tebe
This is a rare and exciting chance to experience a work by a forgotten master. Its Italian composer Steffani (1654-1728) was widely acclaimed in his own day and admired by such composers as Handel for his musicality and ... more
The full company of The Royal Ballet are on stage for the drama and passion of John Cranko's Onegin.
At the heart of the story - taken from Pushkin's great novel Yyvgeny Onegin - are Tatiana and Onegin himself. While ... more
One of Verdi's most popular operas, Rigoletto is a wonderful combination of musical and dramatic power. David McVicar's production for The Royal Opera has become a favourite, with its strong characterizations and vivid ... more
Romeo Et Juliette
Shakespeare's tragedy of doomed young love receives a wonderful interpretation in Gounod's opera, combining all of the drama of the well-known story and the emotional and stirring music typical of the composer of Faust. ... more
Only restored in its entirety in 2004, Frederick Ashton's Sylvia at once showed itself a fine combination of all the ingredients of the best of classical ballet.
The story, from Greek myth, has Sylvia at the centre of ... more