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Take a literary pilgrimage through Virginia Woolf’s England

13 January 2017 at 4.02pm

As Wayne McGregor’s award-winning ballet inspired by the writings of Virginia Woolf returns, we take a closer look at the locations that influenced her work.

  1. Ballet and Dance

    Get an exclusive glimpse into choreographer Javier De Frutos's new production of Philip Glass's dance-opera.

    Watch: Les Enfants Terribles rehearsals and insights

    11 January 2017

    Get an exclusive glimpse into choreographer Javier De Frutos's new production of Philip Glass's dance-opera.

    Find out how Wayne McGregor adapted Virginia Woolf's writings for ballet, and get a closer look at the choreography.

    Watch: Woolf Works Insights event to be livestreamed on 13 January 2017

    11 January 2017

    Find out how Wayne McGregor adapted Virginia Woolf's writings for ballet, and get a closer look at the choreography.

  2. Opera and Music

    Our quick introduction to Cilea’s impassioned theatre tragedy, sumptuously realized in David McVicar’s Royal Opera production.

    Opera Essentials: Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur

    12 January 2017

    Our quick introduction to Cilea’s impassioned theatre tragedy, sumptuously realized in David McVicar’s Royal Opera production.

    Lovesick teens, feisty young heroes, or supernatural beings – there's an important place for women playing men (then dressing up as women again?) in opera.

    Girls being boys being girls: a short history of opera’s trouser roles

    11 January 2017

    Lovesick teens, feisty young heroes, or supernatural beings – there's an important place for women playing men (then dressing up as women again?) in opera.

  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

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    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.