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  • Insights: The Royal Ballet in Class

    • 2 June 2015

    Gain unique access to the studio to see dancers in their morning Class, warming up for their day of rehearsals and performances.

  • Insights: In Conversation with Alex Beard

    • 2 June 2015

    Alex Beard has just completed his first full season as the Royal Opera House’s Chief Executive. Join him as he discusses the challenges of running an opera house where the show must go on every night!

  • Insights: Guillaume Tell

    • 4 June 2015

    Music Director Antonio Pappano and special guests explore The Royal Opera’s new production of Rossini’s final and greatest opera, Guillaume Tell, a few weeks before its opening night.

  • Insights: La bohème - Sing-along

    • 9 June 2015

    Have you ever wanted to say you’ve sung at Covent Garden? Now’s your chance! Join choral conductor and former member of The Royal Opera Chorus, Dominic Peckham, in performing extracts from Puccini’s La bohème.

  • Insights: The Royal Ballet in Rehearsal

    • 11 September 2015

    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: Do It Yourself - Dance with The Royal Ballet

    • 15 September—8 October 2015

    Ever wanted to say you've danced at Covent Garden? Join company member and former soloist of The Royal Ballet, David Pickering, as you learn choreography from Kenneth MacMillan's iconic Romeo and Juliet.

  • Insights: Big Sing: Le nozze di Figaro

    • 17 September 2015

    Join Choral Conductor, and former member of The Royal Opera Chorus, Dominic Peckham as he leads you in singing extracts in Italian from Mozart’s comic masterpiece, Le nozze di Figaro.

  • Insights: Romeo and Juliet

    • 22 September 2015

    Explore why William Shakespeare's iconic play is such a potent source of inspiration for artists.

  • Insights: In Conversation with Juan Diego Flórez

    • 24 September 2015

    A man who always hits the high notes! Hear from one of the world's leading bel canto tenors, Peruvian sensation Juan Diego Flórez, as he discusses his acclaimed operatic career.

  • Insights: Carmen — Carlos Acosta's World Premiere

    • 28 September 2015

    Weeks before the world premiere of his new ballet, join choreographer Carlos Acosta and members of the production team for a thrilling insight into this new production.

  • Insights: A Beginner's Guide to Carmen

    • 6 October 2015

    Join conductor Bertrand de Billy and other members of the production team to learn what makes Bizet's Carmen a firm favourite in opera houses worldwide.

  • Insights: The Two Pigeons

    • 21 October 2015

    After nearly 30 years absent from the Covent Garden Stage, Frederick Ashton's ballet returns home. Join the production team as they revive this poignant tale a few weeks before opening night.

  • Insights: In Conversation with Vadim Muntagirov

    • 27 October 2015

    International ballet star and Principal of The Royal Ballet, Vadim Muntagirov discusses his career and plans for the future in his first public interview at Covent Garden.

  • Insights: Morgen und Abend

    • 5 November 2015

    Enter the dark and brooding world of composer Georg Friedrich Haas's world premiere, Morgen und Abend, based on the seminal Norweigan novel by Jon Fosse.

  • Insights: ROH Orchestra in rehearsal

    • 13 November 2015

    Your chance to watch The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House in rehearsal. Please note the whole score will not be rehearsed.

  • Insights: Javier De Frutos and The Royal New Zealand Ballet

    • 16 November 2015

    Performing at The Royal Opera for the first time, join members of The Royal New Zealand Ballet and award-winning choreographer Javier de Frutos as they prepare to stage the company's dynamic mixed programme.

  • Insights: Cavalleria rusticana / Pagliacci

    • 19 November 2015

    Join Kasper Holten, Director of Opera, and transport yourself to southern Italy with the cast and production team to discover more about Mascagni and Leoncavello's hot-blooded verismo pairing.

  • Insights: Do It Yourself - Stage Fighting

    • 24 November 2015

    En garde! Join Fight Director Natalie Dakin for an exciting and unique interactive workshop to learn the techniques required to create and perform convincing fight sequences for the stage.

  • Insights: Behind the Scenes

    • 19 December 2015

    Discover what goes on behind the scenes and the craftsmanship involved in creating the Royal Opera House's ballet and opera productions.