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The Winter's Tale

28 April 2014

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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.

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    23 October 2012

    Recorded

    Surely the greatest of all Romantic ballets, Swan Lake is a perfect synthesis of choreography and music.

  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    28 March 2013

    Recorded

    Follow Alice down the rabbit hole into the fantastical world of Wonderland. Christopher Wheeldon’s ballet combines theatrical verve with thrilling choreography.

  • Nabucco

    28 March 2013

    Recorded

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

  • La donna del lago

    27 May 2013

    Recorded

    The ultimate bel canto cast is assembled for this important yet rarely performed masterpiece.

  • Turandot

    17 September 2013

    Recorded

    The Royal Opera's new Season opens in style with Andrei Serban's spectacular production of Puccini's exotic final opera.

  • Les Vêpres siciliennes

    4 November 2013

    Recorded

    Antonio Pappano conducts a world-class cast including Erwin Schrott, Bryan Hymel and Lianna Haroutounian in The Royal Opera’s first ever staging of Verdi’s grand opera, directed by Stefan Herheim in his UK debut.

  • Parsifal

    18 December 2013

    Recorded

    Wagner’s final great masterpiece returns to Covent Garden in an inventive new staging by Stephen Langridge.

  • Giselle

    27 January 2014

    Recorded

    The greatest of all Romantic ballets, Peter Wright’s production is a tale of betrayal, supernatural spirits and love that transcends death. Darcey Bussell presents the relay live from the Royal Opera House.

  • Don Giovanni

    12 February 2014

    Recorded

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

  • The Sleeping Beauty

    19 March 2014

    Recorded

    Journey with The Royal Ballet to an enchanted world of princesses, fairy godmothers and magic spells in Petipa’s classic ballet.

  • Manon Lescaut

    24 June 2014

    Live

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

  • Manon

    16 October 2014

    Live

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

  • I due Foscari

    27 October 2014

    Live

    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

    Live

    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

    Live

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

  • Andrea Chénier

    29 January 2015

    Live

    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

    Live

    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

    Live

    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

    Live

    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

    Live

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

  • La bohème

    10 June 2015

    Live

    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

    Live

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

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