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Watch: Livestreamed insights into Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier on 6 December 2016

2 December 2016 at 5.07pm

American soprano Renée Fleming will join Kasper Holten to discuss Robert Carsen's new Royal Opera production.

  1. Ballet and Dance

    A new feature-length documentary captures the backstage preparations for the return of The Royal Ballet's iconic Christmas production.

    BBC to broadcast behind-the-scenes Nutcracker documentary on Christmas Day 2016

    30 November 2016

    A new feature-length documentary captures the backstage preparations for the return of The Royal Ballet's iconic Christmas production.

    In choreographer Peter Wright's 90th birthday year, the festive ballet returns to the Royal Opera House.

    Your Reaction: What did you think of The Nutcracker? (2016/17)

    28 November 2016

    In choreographer Peter Wright's 90th birthday year, the festive ballet returns to the Royal Opera House.

  2. Opera and Music

    Italian tenor to replace Aleksandrs Antonenko in the role of Chevalier des Grieux.

    Cast change: Massimo Giordano to sing in Manon Lescaut on 2 December 2016

    29 November 2016

    Italian tenor to replace Aleksandrs Antonenko in the role of Chevalier des Grieux.

    Sex scenes, scandal and sensational headlines: the ROH Collections team delve into the archives to uncover the buzz around this iconic production, 36 years on from its premiere.

    Why did Schlesinger’s production of Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann hog the headlines?

    28 November 2016

    Sex scenes, scandal and sensational headlines: the ROH Collections team delve into the archives to uncover the buzz around this iconic production, 36 years on from its premiere.

  3. Learning

    A specially-commissioned four-minute opera shows that opera really is for all ages.

    Watch: The Watchers in the Wings – a new opera short from the ROH Youth Opera Company

    24 October 2016

    A specially-commissioned four-minute opera shows that opera really is for all ages.

  4. Off stage

    A selection of our favourite images capturing the magic of Covent Garden at the start of the 2016/17 Season.

    Best photos in the house! Our favourite Instagram posts at the Royal Opera House

    25 November 2016

    A selection of our favourite images capturing the magic of Covent Garden at the start of the 2016/17 Season.