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8–14 October 2012

  • Lunchtime Recitals: Lunchtime Recital: Programme to include Haydn trio 15xv 27 in C maj and Dvorák piano trio no.4, op.90 in E min (Dumky)

    Monday 8 October 2012, 1pm | Crush Room

    The regular free lunchtime recitals feature the rising stars of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme, members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House and The Royal Opera Chorus and Southbank Sinfonia.

  • Swan Lake

    Monday 8 October 2012, 7.30pm | Main Stage

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

  • Götterdämmerung

    Tuesday 9 October 2012, 4pm | Main Stage

    Wagner's tale of gods, mortals and giants draws to a close. Keith Warner presents a bravura production of the fourth opera in the Ring cycle.

  • Albert Herring: Pre-performance Talk: Albert Herring

    Wednesday 10 October 2012, 6.30pm | Royal Opera House

    Britten's touching and bittersweet comedy is given an entertaining new staging by English Touring Opera.

  • Swan Lake

    Wednesday 10 October 2012, 7.30pm | Main Stage

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

  • Albert Herring

    Wednesday 10 October 2012, 7.45pm | Linbury Studio Theatre

    Britten's touching and bittersweet comedy is given an entertaining new staging by English Touring Opera.

  • The Lighthouse: Pre-performance Talk: The Lighthouse

    Thursday 11 October 2012, 6.30pm | Royal Opera House

    Peter Maxwell Davies’s haunting opera is an atmospheric combination of a detective mystery and a ghost story.

  • Swan Lake

    Thursday 11 October 2012, 7.30pm | Main Stage

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

  • The Lighthouse

    Thursday 11 October 2012, 7.45pm | Linbury Studio Theatre

    Peter Maxwell Davies’s haunting opera is an atmospheric combination of a detective mystery and a ghost story.

  • The Royal Ballet in Class - Friends of Covent Garden 50th Anniversary: The Royal Ballet in Class

    Friday 12 October 2012, 10.30am | Main Stage

    A present from The Royal Ballet to the Friends in celebration of their 50th Anniversary.

  • Tea Dance: Tea Dance BP1

    Friday 12 October 2012, 1pm | Paul Hamlyn Hall

    Our Tea Dances take place throughout the season in the Paul Hamlyn Hall and give you the opportunity to waltz, tango, cha cha cha and quickstep to the Royal Opera House Dance Band.

  • Insights: In Conversation with Joseph Calleja: In Conversation with Kasper Holten

    Friday 12 October 2012, 7.30pm | Clore Studio Upstairs

    One of the most highly sought-after singers of his generation, Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja talks about his meteoric rise to fame and his plans for the future.

  • Swan Lake

    Friday 12 October 2012, 7.30pm | Main Stage

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

  • Christ lag in Todes Banden / The Emperor of Atlantis: Christ lag / Emperor Atlantis

    Friday 12 October 2012, 8pm | Linbury Studio Theatre

    James Conway presents a powerful production of this daring political satire. It was created when Viktor Ullman and Peter Kien were imprisoned in a concentration camp during World War II.

  • Swan Lake

    Saturday 13 October 2012, 1.30pm | Main Stage

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

  • Swan Lake

    Saturday 13 October 2012, 7pm | Main Stage

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

  • The Lighthouse

    Saturday 13 October 2012, 7.45pm | Linbury Studio Theatre

    Peter Maxwell Davies’s haunting opera is an atmospheric combination of a detective mystery and a ghost story.

  • Awake In Chorus!

    Sunday 14 October 2012, 4pm | Paul Hamlyn Hall

    Join the Royal Opera Chorus and the ROH Thurrock Community Chorus for a wonderful performance of opera classics.