THE ROYAL Ballet 18-31 May 2017
A programme that includes Forsythe and Balanchine classics, Wheeldon’s 2016 narrative ballet and a Scarlett world premiere.
This year's conference for schools and cultural organisations will address the challenges facing cultural learning
Royal Opera House
THE ROYAL Ballet
1–21 APRIL 2017
Now celebrating its 50th year, George Balanchine’s sparkling ballet still shines with all the brilliance of the gemstones that inspired it.
THE ROYAL OPERA
12–29 MAY 2017
Bertrand de Billy conducts a cast led by Bryan Hymel and Krassimira Stoyanova in Nicholas Hytner’s acclaimed production of Verdi’s opera on love, ambition and intrigue in 16th-century Spain.
Open Up: Building for the future
Our ongoing Open Up Project will improve our facilities and create new spaces and opportunities to make your experience more enjoyable. In the meantime there are some key changes that may affect your visit.
News and features
- 29 March 2017
Puccini's opera has spawned musicals, rock concept albums and comic books, but what makes it so attractive to artists from other fields?
- 28 March 2017
Cio-Cio-San’s much-loved aria is a perfect and painful encapsulation of the tragedy at the opera’s heart.
- 28 March 2017
Audience reviews of Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s elegant Royal Opera production.
- 27 March 2017
The opera about a heartbroken Japanese geisha will be conducted by Music Director of The Royal Opera Antonio Pappano and star Ermonela Jaho.
- 24 March 2017
Principal cast changes have been announced for tonight's performance.
- 23 March 2017
Get a unique glimpse into The Royal Opera's new production with the composer, director and singers including John Tomlinson and Anne Sofie von Otter.