- 29 January 2019
Join us as we explore opera's attitudes to women.
- 31 January 2019
Writer Zoë Anderson delves into the stories of two of Imperial Russia’s most celebrated Ballet Masters.
- 4 February 2019
Join the creative team and dancers who are bringing Carlos Acosta’s sunny production back to the stage.
- 12 February 2019
Discover a world of mythology as we explore composer Gavin Higgins’s first opera.
- 21 February 2019
Professor Susan Rutherford explores the travails and triumphs of the female characters in this Season’s operas.
- 26 February 2019
Watch Royal Ballet dancers and coaches in action as they rehearse for performances on the Covent Garden stage.
- 28 February 2019
Royal Ballet Principal Steven McRae reflects on his fifteen years with the Company.
- 5 March 2019
Join the creative team bringing Christof Loy’s new production of Verdi's epic opera to the stage in Spring 2019.
- 8–18 March 2019
Hear from some of the ‘superwomen’ who work behind-the-scenes at the Royal Opera House in this series of pre-performance events to celebrate International Women's Day.
- 11 March 2019
Join us to explore Handel’s legacy at Covent Garden.
- 13 March 2019
Watch Royal Ballet dancers prepare to bring MacMillan's romantic masterpiece back to the Royal Opera House main stage.
- 21 March—17 April 2019
Watch The Royal Ballet warm up and prepare for rehearsals in an intimate open class.
- 26 March 2019
Join star singers Diana Damrau, Michael Fabiano and Erwin Schrott as they share their experiences of Gounod’s grand opera of dangerous pacts, forbidden love and redemption.
- 27 March 2019
Join Company Ballet Masters and Mistresses and find out what makes Royal Ballet dancers so special.
- 2 April 2019
Join Royal Ballet Principal Character Artist and Ballet Master Gary Avis for an in-depth look at his career and his time as a member of the Company.
- 4 April 2019
Join director Deborah Warner to find out all you need to know about her new production of Britten's all-male opera.
- 17 April 2019
Join German soprano Diana Damrau in conversation ahead of her return to Covent Garden this spring.
- 23 April 2019
Join dancers of The Royal Ballet as they prepare to perform the world premiere of choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s latest work.
- 23 April 2019
Join members of the award-winning South African theatre company Isango Ensemble as they talk about their work and their debut at the Royal Opera House.
- 25 April 2019
Join members of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme to find out about Hans Werner Henze's final opera as they prepare to bring it to life in the Linbury Theatre.
- 1–29 May 2019
Join dancers of The Royal Ballet past and present as they reflect on what it takes to perform Kenneth MacMillan’s tragic masterpiece in this series of illuminating pre-performance talks.
- 2 May 2019
Join members of our technical stage crew as they discuss the work that goes on behind the scenes to bring each production to life.
- 3 May 2019
Royal Ballet Principals Akane Takada and Ryoichi Hirano discuss their lives and careers in this special event for Japanese speakers.
- 10 May 2019
World-renowned conductor Ariane Matiakh coaches budding conductors from the Royal Academy of Music.
- 22 May 2019
Join Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel as he prepares to return to the Covent Garden stage to perform in two productions this Summer.
- 23 May 2019
Join Chorus Director William Spaulding and members of the Royal Opera Chorus for an evening of challenging and rewarding music-making.
- 24 May 2019
Join Canadian dance company Cas Public, The Royal Ballet and other dance organizations in conversation as they explore the relationship between disability and dance.
- 28 May 2019
International soprano Kristine Opolais coaches the next generation of operatic talent from the National Opera Studio.
- 28 May 2019
Watch dancers of acclaimed ballet company Ballet Black in rehearsal as they prepare to perform their latest mixed programme in the Linbury Theatre this Summer.
- 29 May 2019
Join us for a special behind-the-scenes showcase of classical and contemporary choreography in rehearsal.
- 30 May 2019
Matthew Ball talks about his career and reflects on his first Season as a Principal dancer of The Royal Ballet.
- 4–5 June 2019
Hear from ballet luminaries past and present as they discuss Margot Fonteyn’s influence on their lives and careers.
- 6 June 2019
Margot Fonteyn’s legacy continues to influence the dancers of today. Hear from some of those who performed and worked with her as we celebrate the centenary of her birth.
- 7 June 2019
Hear from participants in the Aud Jebsen Young Dancers Programme past and present, about building a career as a professional dancer.
- 10 June 2019
Join Julia Hobbs, Senior Fashion and Trends Editor of Vogue International, and Royal Opera House costume makers for a look at some of ballet and fashion’s greatest partnerships.
- 13 June 2019
Watch conductor Julia Jones lead a masterclass featuring members of The Royal Opera’s Jette Parker Young Artists Programme.
- 14 June 2019
Explore the characters in Bizet's greatest opera before Barrie Kosky’s high-energy production returns to the Covent Garden stage.
- 17 June 2019
A fascinating foray into the wonderful world of Mozart and this compelling 18th-century comic opera.
- 20 June 2019
Join members of The Royal Opera as we explore some of the greatest arias ever written.
- 4 July 2019
Join us as we celebrate London’s Pride weekend with a special Insight event.