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22–28 May 2017

Backstage Tour

Backstage Tour

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

  • Monday 22 May 2017
  • Royal Opera House
  • 10.30am
  • 12.30pm
  • 2.30pm
Backstage Tour
Lunchtime Recitals

Lunchtime Recitals

The regular free lunchtime recitals, now at the Swiss Church in Endell Street, feature the rising stars of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme.

Lunchtime Recitals
Don Carlo

Don Carlo

Bertrand de Billy conducts a cast led by Bryan Hymel and Kristin Lewis in Nicholas Hytner’s acclaimed production of Verdi’s opera on love, ambition and intrigue in 16th-century Spain.

Don Carlo
Backstage Tour

Backstage Tour

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

  • Tuesday 23 May 2017
  • Royal Opera House
  • 10.30am
  • 12.30pm
  • 2.30pm
Backstage Tour
Velvet, Gilt and Glamour Tour

Velvet, Gilt and Glamour Tour

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

Velvet, Gilt and Glamour Tour
The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude / Tarantella / Strapless / Symphonic Dances

The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude / Tarantella / Strapless / Symphonic Dances

Virtuoso dance from The Royal Ballet in a programme that includes Forsythe and Balanchine classics, Wheeldon’s 2016 narrative ballet and a Scarlett world premiere.

The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude / Tarantella / Strapless / Symphonic Dances
Backstage Tour

Backstage Tour

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

  • Wednesday 24 May 2017
  • Royal Opera House
Backstage Tour
Student Insights: Do It Yourself – Costume

Student Insights: Do It Yourself – Costume

Discover the Royal Opera House’s vast Costume department with a practical workshop inspired by iconic productions.

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Student Insights: Do It Yourself – Costume
The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude / Tarantella / Strapless / Symphonic Dances

The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude / Tarantella / Strapless / Symphonic Dances

Virtuoso dance from The Royal Ballet in a programme that includes Forsythe and Balanchine classics, Wheeldon’s 2016 narrative ballet and a Scarlett world premiere.

The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude / Tarantella / Strapless / Symphonic Dances
Friends Rehearsals

Friends Rehearsals: L'elisir d'amore

Friends of Covent Garden have the opportunity to purchase tickets to open rehearsals.

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Friends Rehearsals: L'elisir d'amore
Insights: Behind the Scenes – Costume

Insights: Behind the Scenes – Costume

Join members of the costume team as they reveal what it takes to transform The Royal Opera’s stars season after season.

Insights: Behind the Scenes – Costume
The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude / Tarantella / Strapless / Symphonic Dances

The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude / Tarantella / Strapless / Symphonic Dances

Virtuoso dance from The Royal Ballet in a programme that includes Forsythe and Balanchine classics, Wheeldon’s 2016 narrative ballet and a Scarlett world premiere.

The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude / Tarantella / Strapless / Symphonic Dances
Backstage Tour

Backstage Tour

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

  • Friday 26 May 2017
  • Royal Opera House
Backstage Tour
Thurrock Tour

Thurrock Tour

Discover the fascinating world of the craftspeople who create stunning costumes, scenery and sets for the Royal Opera House on a tour of the Bob and Tamar Manoukian Production Workshop and Costume Centre.

  • Friday 26 May 2017
  • Production Workshop
Thurrock Tour
Don Carlo

Don Carlo

Bertrand de Billy conducts a cast led by Bryan Hymel and Kristin Lewis in Nicholas Hytner’s acclaimed production of Verdi’s opera on love, ambition and intrigue in 16th-century Spain.

Don Carlo
The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude / Tarantella / Strapless / Symphonic Dances

The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude / Tarantella / Strapless / Symphonic Dances

Virtuoso dance from The Royal Ballet in a programme that includes Forsythe and Balanchine classics, Wheeldon’s 2016 narrative ballet and a Scarlett world premiere.

The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude / Tarantella / Strapless / Symphonic Dances
L'elisir d'amore

L'elisir d'amore

Laurent Pelly’s sunny production of Donizetti’s joyous opera returns with two world-class casts, led by Pretty Yende and Liparit Avetisyan, and Aleksandra Kurzak and Roberto Alagna.

L'elisir d'amore