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16 October 2014

Kenneth MacMillan’s acclaimed tragic ballet is a modern masterpiece.

Coming soon

Don Giovanni

21 September—15 October 2014

Kasper Holten, ROH Director of Opera, presents a mesmerizing new production of Mozart’s sublime tragicomedy.


28 September—27 October 2014

Plácido Domingo, one of the most celebrated talents of our time, is making a major role debut. This new production of Nabucco is unmissable.

The Winter's Tale

3 October 2014

The world premiere of a new full-length ballet by Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon, based on Shakespeare’s enduring tale of love, loss and reconciliation.


16 October 2014

Kenneth MacMillan’s acclaimed tragic ballet is a modern masterpiece.

Manon Lescaut

26 October—14 December 2014

Puccini’s first triumph returns to Covent Garden for the first time in 30 years in a new staging by Jonathan Kent.

I due Foscari

27 October 2014

A despairing father is torn between love for his family and duty to a corrupt city in Verdi’s searing early tragedy starring Placido Domingo conducted by Antonio Pappano.

L'elisir d'amore

26 November 2014

Laurent Pelly’s acclaimed production of Donizetti’s opera radiates tenderness, humour and southern sunshine, starring Vittorio Grigolo, Lucy Crowe and Bryn Terfel.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

16 December 2014

Follow Alice down the rabbit hole in Christopher Wheeldon’s thrillingly entertaining ballet.

Andrea Chénier

29 January 2015

David McVicar directs a new production of Umberto Giordano’s passionate drama of liberty and love in the French Revolution, starring Jonas Kaufmann and Eva-Maria Westbroek conducted by Antonio Pappano.

Der fliegende Holländer

24 February 2015

Tim Albery’s acclaimed production is a darkly insightful account of Wagner’s early masterpiece, starring Bryn Terfel conducted by Andris Nelsons.

Swan Lake

17 March 2015

Anthony Dowell’s production of the greatest romantic ballet draws upon the opulence of 1890s Russia.

Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

1 April 2015

John Fulljames presents a new production of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill’s furiously impassioned satire on consumerism, starring Anne Sofie von Otter, Willard White and Christine Rice conducted by Mark Wigglesworth.

La Fille mal gardée

5 May 2015

Frederick Ashton’s joyful ballet contains some of his most brilliant choreography.

La bohème

5 June 2015

A lost key and an accidental touch of cold hands in the dark – so begins one of the greatest romances of all opera. Anna Netrebko and Joseph Calleja star in the live cinema relay.

Guillaume Tell

5 July 2015

Damiano Michieletto makes his Royal Opera House debut with a new production of Rossini’s final opera and greatest masterpiece, starring Gerald Finley conducted by Antonio Pappano.

News and features

  1. Manon Lescaut to be broadcast in US cinemas during summer 2014

    8 July 2014

    Screenings to take place from 21 July to 13 August in selected movie theatres.

  2. Your reaction: Manon Lescaut in cinemas 2014

    24 June 2014

    What did you think of our live relay of Jonathan Kent’s new production of Puccini’s tragedy, starring Kristīne Opolais and Jonas Kaufmann?

  3. Watch: Members of the cast and creative team on Manon Lescaut

    24 June 2014

    Another chance to see the backstage films screened as part of our live cinema relay.