- 11 May 2016
Join Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor as he prepares for the world premiere of his new ballet set to Esa-Pekka Salonen’s acclaimed 2011 orchestral work Nyx.
- 12 May 2016
Join us for a celebration of The Royal Ballet’s 70th anniversary as resident ballet company of the Royal Opera House.
- 18 May 2016
Fancy yourself as a budding opera singer? Blossom vocally this spring and celebrate the season as you sing operatic repertory inspired by springtime with leading vocal coach and mezzo-soprano Mary King.
- 23 May—6 June 2016
Ever wanted to say you've danced at Covent Garden? Now's your chance! For the first time join current and former artists of The Royal Ballet to learn original choreography from iconic ballets.
- 24 May 2016
Join conductor and répétiteur Paul Wingfield and take part in an interactive session and learn some of the epic show-stopping numbers from Verdi’s first great masterpiece, Nabucco.
- 31 May 2016
The Royal Opera House Chorus perform in an average of 20 productions each season, in different languages and in repertory ranging from Baroque to newly commissioned works.
- 7 June 2016
Full of melodious music, virtuoso singing and intense romantic drama, Werther is Massenet’s most enduringly popular opera. Join Music Director Antonio Pappano as he explores this hauntingly beautiful score.
- 8 June 2016
Recently appointed First Soloists of The Royal Ballet, Francesca Hayward and James Hay discuss their spectacular rise from The Royal Ballet School to performing on the Covent Garden stage.
- 15 June 2016
Director David Bösch and Conductor Gianandrea Noseda explore Bösch’s new production of Verdi’s great Romantic opera just weeks before opening night.
- 21 June 2016
A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear two of the world’s leading singers, Janet Baker and Joyce DiDonato in conversation ahead of DiDonato’s role debut as Charlotte in Werther.
- 6 July 2016
In an interactive workshop, you and a partner will have a chance to create a make up look on each other under the guidance of the ROH Make Up Team.
- 1 September 2016
Join the Norma creative team, from the acclaimed company La Fura dels Baus, as they reveal plans for their contemporary adaptation of this great bel canto opera.
- 13 September 2016
In celebration of his seventieth birthday, legendary British bass John Tomlinson looks back over a starry career and discusses the highlights, plans for the future, and why he loves working with young singers.
- 15 September 2016
Members of this new production’s creative team share their plans for staging the last of the Mozart / Da Ponte collaborations with audience members and Director of Opera Kasper Holten.
- 21 September 2016
Join The Royal Ballet as they reveal their plans for the revival of MacMillan’s daring and imaginative ballet.
- 27 September 2016
Hear from director Barrie Kosky and members of the creative team as they present their vision for Shostakovich’s first opera, acclaimed for its biting wit, hilarious action, and orchestral brilliance.
- 4 October 2016
Celebrating her seventy-fifth birthday, ballet icon Monica Mason discusses her illustrious career as a dancer, teacher, director and former Director of The Royal Ballet.
- 20 October 2016
Celebrating a decade as Resident Choreographer, join Wayne McGregor as he introduces his latest ballet, set to a new score by trailblazing minimalist composer Steve Reich.
- 27 October 2016
A young girl’s enchanted Christmas present leads her on a magical adventure. Watch The Royal Ballet rehearse Peter Wright’s iconic production of The Nutcracker before it takes to the main stage.
- 8 November 2016
Sing in the new season and learn a selection of musical highlights from the autumn and winter opera programme including chorus numbers from La traviata and II trovatore.
- 23 November 2016
Join us for this fascinating Insight as our Production Managers tell us how they take opera and ballet productions from page to stage.
- 11 January 2017
Join Javier De Frutos, cast and creatives as they reveal their vision for a new production of Les Enfants Terribles in celebration of Philip Glass at 80 at the Barbican.