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Romeo and Juliet

  • 28–31 July 2014
  • Main Stage

The Mariinsky season opens with Lavrovsky and Prokofiev's iconic telling of Shakespeare's tale of star-crossed lovers.

Swan Lake

  • 1–14 August 2014
  • Main Stage

The Mariinsky dances Konstantin Sergeyev's classic production of Tchaikovsky's romantic masterpiece.

Apollo / A Midsummer Night's Dream

  • 8–9 August 2014
  • Main Stage

The Mariinsky performs two Balanchine masterpieces, with music by Mendelssohn and Stravinsky.

The Firebird / Marguerite and Armand / Concerto DSCH

  • 11–12 August 2014
  • Main Stage

The Mariinsky dances a spectacular mixed programme with works by Fokine, Ashton and Ratmansky.


  • 15–16 August 2014
  • Main Stage

Ratmansky's first full-length ballet, commissioned by the Mariinsky. A contemporary retelling of Perrault's fairytale, set to Prokofiev's score.

Deloitte Ignite

  • 5–7 September 2014
  • Royal Opera House

Join us for a month of Myth with the award-winning Deloitte Ignite. Curated by The Royal Ballet and The National Gallery’s Minna Moore Ede, this year's festival is a feast of dance and visual art.

Anna Nicole

  • 11–24 September 2014
  • Main Stage

Sex, celebrity and scandal: Mark-Anthony Turnage’s opera draws on the dramatic life and death of Anna Nicole Smith.


  • 12 September–6 October 2014
  • Main Stage

The corruption of innocence is at the heart of David McVicar's production of Verdi's potent tragedy.

BalletBoyz theTALENT

  • 16–27 September 2014
  • Linbury Studio Theatre

As part of Deloitte Ignite 2014, former Royal Ballet dancers Michael Nunn and William Trevitt bring their award-winning troupe to the Linbury Studio Theatre for the first time with an all-new programme.

Il barbiere di Siviglia

  • 19 September–5 October 2014
  • Main Stage

Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s production of Rossini’s sparkling comedy is full of wit and energy.


Insights: Anna Nicole

  • 1 September 2014

Insights: Cassandra

  • 9 September 2014

Insights: Mark Elder

  • 11 September 2014

Insights: Manon

  • 18 September 2014

See all upcoming Insights.


Friends Rehearsals

  • 9 September–21 November 2014


Tea at the Royal Opera House

  • 17 September–29 November 2014

Tea Dance

  • 19 September–28 November 2014

Family Sundays

  • 28 September 2014–28 June 2015

Big Sing Fridays

  • 3 October–5 December 2014

Inspiration Day

  • 24 October 2014