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The orchestra and the chorus

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Read more about the resident orchestra of the Royal Opera House, founded in 1946.

Royal Opera Chorus

The Chorus, founded in 1946, is a backbone of The Royal Opera and its diverse repertory.

Interactive: Immerse yourself in our orchestra pit in 360 degrees

Experience life in the orchestra pit from any one of 31 camera positions with our new interactive video.

Interactive: Join the Royal Opera Chorus in 360 degrees

This virtual reality experience allows you to step on stage with the Royal Opera Chorus as they prepare for opening night of Verdi’s Nabucco.

Watch: Verdi’s Anvil Chorus from Il trovatore

Watch The Royal Opera Chorus perform the famous Coro di zingari from Act II scene 1 of Giuseppe Verdi’s 1853 opera.