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2–8 December 2013

Backstage Tour

Backstage Tour: Backstage Tours 13-14

Visit the Backstage and the Front of House areas of one of the world's leading theatres as it prepares to open its doors for the evening performance.

  • Monday 2 December 2013
  • 10.30am
  • 12.30pm
  • 2.30pm
Backstage Tour: Backstage Tours 13-14
Lunchtime Recitals

Lunchtime Recitals: Programme to comprise Britten’s <em>Ceremony of Carols</em> and Vaughan Williams <em>Serenade to Music</em>.

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.

Lunchtime Recitals: Programme to comprise Britten’s <em>Ceremony of Carols</em> and Vaughan Williams <em>Serenade to Music</em>.
Parsifal

Parsifal

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

Parsifal
Insights: The Royal Ballet in Rehearsal

Insights: The Royal Ballet in Rehearsal: The Royal Ballet in Rehearsal

Gain unique access to the studio to see dancers and their coaches carefully rehearse roles in preparation for the excellence of performance seen on stage.

Insights: The Royal Ballet in Rehearsal: The Royal Ballet in Rehearsal
Backstage Tour

Backstage Tour: Backstage Tours 13-14

Visit the Backstage and the Front of House areas of one of the world's leading theatres as it prepares to open its doors for the evening performance.

  • Tuesday 3 December 2013
  • 10.30am
  • 12.30pm
  • 2.30pm
Backstage Tour: Backstage Tours 13-14
Velvet Gilt and Glamour Tour

Velvet Gilt and Glamour Tour: Velvet, Gilt and Glamour 13-14

Whenever visitors see the historic auditorium of the Royal Opera House for the first time, it always amazes them.

Velvet Gilt and Glamour Tour: Velvet, Gilt and Glamour 13-14
Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

A tragic tale of star-crossed lovers: Kenneth MacMillan’s groundbreaking ballet is a 20th-century classic.

Romeo and Juliet
The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

A young girl’s enchanted present leads her on a wonderful adventure in this classic ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky’s glittering score.

The Nutcracker
Insights: L'Ormindo

Insights: L'Ormindo

An exciting new collaboration between the Royal Opera House and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre presenting Cavalli's comic opera L'Ormindo.

Insights: L'Ormindo
Backstage Tour

Backstage Tour: Backstage Tours 13-14

Visit the Backstage and the Front of House areas of one of the world's leading theatres as it prepares to open its doors for the evening performance.

  • Thursday 5 December 2013
  • 10.30am
  • 12.30pm
  • 2.30pm
Backstage Tour: Backstage Tours 13-14
Parsifal

Parsifal

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

Parsifal
Thurrock Tour

Thurrock Tour: Thurrock Tours 13-14

Discover the fascinating world of the scenic artists and craftspeople who create stunning sets and scenery for the world-famous Royal Opera House on the tour of the Bob and Tamar Manoukian Production Workshop.

  • Friday 6 December 2013
  • 10.30am
  • 1.30pm
  • 3pm
Thurrock Tour: Thurrock Tours 13-14
Backstage Tour

Backstage Tour: Backstage Tours 13-14

Visit the Backstage and the Front of House areas of one of the world's leading theatres as it prepares to open its doors for the evening performance.

  • Friday 6 December 2013
  • 10.30am
  • 12.30pm
  • 2.30pm
Backstage Tour: Backstage Tours 13-14
Tea Dance

Tea Dance

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.

Tea Dance
How the Whale Became

How the Whale Became: How the Whale Became PREVIEW

Ted Hughes’s magical stories are transformed into a captivating new Royal Opera commission by Julian Philips and Edward Kemp.

How the Whale Became: How the Whale Became PREVIEW
The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

A young girl’s enchanted present leads her on a wonderful adventure in this classic ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky’s glittering score.

The Nutcracker
Backstage Tour

Backstage Tour: Backstage Tours 13-14

Visit the Backstage and the Front of House areas of one of the world's leading theatres as it prepares to open its doors for the evening performance.

  • Saturday 7 December 2013
  • 10.30am
  • 11.30am
  • 12.30pm
  • 1.30pm
  • 2.30pm
Backstage Tour: Backstage Tours 13-14
Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

A tragic tale of star-crossed lovers: Kenneth MacMillan’s groundbreaking ballet is a 20th-century classic.

Romeo and Juliet