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La traviata

  • 24 April–20 May 2014

Verdi’s tragic tale of a Parisian courtesan who sacrifices all for love is vividly told in Richard Eyre’s production.


  • 24 April 2014

HeadSpaceDance – with Christopher Akrill, Clemmie Sveaas, Jonathan Goddard and Gemma Nixon – returns to the Linbury with a vibrant new programme of work by contemporary choreographers.


  • 25 April 2014

David McVicar’s spectacular production of Gounod’s grand opera is set in decadent 1870s Paris.

The Winter's Tale

  • 26 April–8 May 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.

Ex nihilo/The Human Edge

  • 29–30 April 2014

Royal Ballet Choreographic Affiliate Mayuri Boonham creates two world premieres in the Linbury Studio Theatre on dancers from The Royal Ballet and ATMA Dance.

Le nozze di Figaro

  • The Royal Opera
  • 2–15 May 2014

Revolution is in the air in David McVicar’s production of Mozart’s glorious comedy.

Street Stories

  • 3 May 2014

Thirty young East Londoners perform new interpretations of Faust, created by emerging artists: choreographer Hannah Anderson-Ricketts, composer Alex Groves and designer Kelli Des Jarlais.

Side by Side

  • 4 May 2014

An enticing programme of opera and ballet classics performed by young musicians from Southbank Sinfonia, mentored by the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.


  • 6 May 2014

The Northern School of Contemporary Dance presents its annual post-graduate performance.

Northern Ballet

  • 8–10 May 2014

One of the UK's top ballet companies visits the Linbury Studio Theatre with a captivating mixed programme.



Big Sing Fridays

  • 25 April–20 June 2014

Family Sundays

  • 27 April–29 June 2014

Tea Dance

  • 2 May–4 July 2014



Lunchtime Recitals

  • 28 April–14 July 2014