Lunchtime Recitals: Lunchtime recital: Opera vs. Ballet - a programme of works exploring repertoire linking opera and ballet
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.
7.30pm | Main Stage
Harrison Birtwistle's reworking of an ancient myth had its premiere at the Royal Opera House in 2008. The opera's dark beauty shows one of our leading composers at the height of his powers.