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.
Royal Opera House
THE ROYAL OPERA
12—29 MAY 2017
Bertrand de Billy conducts a cast led by Bryan Hymel and Kristin Lewis in Nicholas Hytner’s acclaimed production of Verdi’s opera on love, ambition and intrigue in 16th-century Spain.
The ROYAL OPERA
5–16 JULY 2017
Christine Goerke and Lise Lindstrom take the title role in Andrei Serban’s striking staging of Puccini’s final opera.
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News and features
- 23 May 2017
As the Shakespearean opera returns to the stage, Antonio Pappano reveals what makes the piece 'an Everest'.
- 22 May 2017
There's more to the art form than doom and gloom, as a number of comic gems prove.
The Royal Ballet and National Ballet of Canada to stage immersive production at London's Printworks in October 201722 May 2017
The UK premiere of Robert Binet's The Dreamers Ever Leave You will be staged at the former home of the Metro and Evening Standard newspapers' printing operations.
- 22 May 2017
The opera repertory is littered with controversial, posthumously completed works.
- 19 May 2017
Audience and press reviews of The Royal Ballet's collection of pieces by Forsythe, Balanchine, Wheeldon and Scarlett.
- 18 May 2017
Why did Liszt abandon a life of wild excess to forge a radical (and risky) new path?