Curated by Stephen Fryand The Royal Opera
This year's Deloitte Ignite festival, Verdi/Wagner, will celebrate the joint bicentenary of musical greats Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner.
The Royal Opera
20 Jun 2013 - 6 Jul 2013
Richard Jones directs a production of Britten's opera for our time, exploring tensions between affairs of state and affairs of the heart.
The Royal Ballet
19 Apr 2013 - 15 Jun 2013
Adult drama meets sublime choreography in Kenneth MacMillan’s masterpiece. A story of passion and madness based on historical fact.
News and features
- 22 May 2013 AT 3:03PM
Exuberant opera by Gerald Barry makes its UK stage premiere
- 22 May 2013 AT 12:12PM
Festival to celebrate Verdi and Wagner bicentenaries; events include installations, broadcasts and theatrical performance.
- 22 May 2013 AT 12:12AM
Today marks the 200th anniversary of the German composer's birth.
- 21 May 2013 AT 5:05PM
The designer discusses working with artists including Cathy Marston and the influence of music on his work.
- 21 May 2013 AT 4:04PM
Soloist to replace Lauren Cuthbertson as Mary Vetsera.
- 21 May 2013 AT 11:11AM
Rossini introduces us to his heroine Elena as she rows her boat across a loch.
Details of Summer Season 2013, now available for general booking.
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