5–27 SEPT 2015
Your pass to a vibrant cocktail of the finest singers, musicians, dancers, costume and prop makers, street performers and everyone in between!
Royal Opera House
27 JULY—2 AUG 2015
Carlos Acosta returns with a vibrant mixed programme featuring works from leading Cuban artists accompanied by a live Cuban band.
Romeo and Juliet
The ROYAL BALLET
19 SEPT—2 DEC 2015
A tragic tale of star-crossed lovers: Kenneth MacMillan’s groundbreaking ballet is a 20th-century classic.
News and features
- 31 July 2015
A number of ROH-affiliated artists have been shortlisted for their recent recordings.
X-appeal: Christopher Wheeldon and Mark-Anthony Turnage on the 19th-century scandal that inspired their new ballet30 July 2015
The choreographer and composer on the story behind John Singer Sargent's 'Portrait of Madame X', and how it has influenced their latest collaboration.
- 29 July 2015
The Royal Ballet Principals perform an extract of Frederick Ashton's ballet in this unreleased clip.
- 28 July 2015
What did you think of the return of Carlos Acosta's mixed programme of dance from leading Cuban artists?
- 27 July 2015
The young Russian Principal on his story so far, and what challenges lie ahead.
- 24 July 2015
Never mind the singers — the real stars of Francesca Zambello’s colourful production of Carmen are a charming horse, a docile donkey and four unflappable chickens.
Watch: Carlos Acosta on Cubanía and his future plans — 'I want to transition to contemporary dance while I'm at the top'23 July 2015
The Havana-born Principal Guest Artist talks to Jon Snow about his Latin-flavoured mixed programme, his childhood and the recent political changes in Cuba.
- 21 July 2015
Our quick introduction to Richard Ayres’s enchanting opera, inspired by J.M. Barrie’s classic characters.