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The Royal Opera’s Nabucco available to pre-order on DVD and Blu-ray

26 February 2015 at 10.21am

Daniele Abbado's new production stars Plácido Domingo and Liudmyla Monastyrska.

  1. Ballet and Dance

    Radio DJ meets Royal Ballet Principal Thiago Soares, explores backstage and takes her mum to her first-ever ballet.

    Listen: Sara Cox backstage at The Royal Ballet’s Swan Lake on BBC Radio 2

    25 February 2015

    Radio DJ meets Royal Ballet Principal Thiago Soares, explores backstage and takes her mum to her first-ever ballet.

    The exact authors of Swan Lake are unknown – but the ballet shows the influence of a variety of different fairytales.

    The Swan Lake mystery: An amalgam of different fairytales

    19 February 2015

    The exact authors of Swan Lake are unknown – but the ballet shows the influence of a variety of different fairytales.

  2. Opera and Music

    Aleksandrs Antonenko is indisposed and not able to sing at the Gala Celebration tonight.

    Cast Change: Life Reimagined Gala on 25 February 2015

    25 February 2015

    Aleksandrs Antonenko is indisposed and not able to sing at the Gala Celebration tonight.

    What did you think of the live cinema relay of Wagner's early masterpiece?

    Your reaction: Der fliegende Holländer live in cinemas

    24 February 2015

    What did you think of the live cinema relay of Wagner's early masterpiece?

  3. Learning

    How The Royal Opera and the Roundhouse are engaging with the next generation of artists through Monteverdi’s <em>Orfeo</em>, the first great opera.

    Orfeo: An opera of debuts and collaborations, and the young people at the heart of it

    15 January 2015

    How The Royal Opera and the Roundhouse are engaging with the next generation of artists through Monteverdi’s Orfeo, the first great opera.

  4. Off stage

    Two-day trial on 3 and 4 March to explore whether a staggered booking approach will improve customer experience.

    Online booking: Why we have changed Friends Online Booking opening times to 8am rather than 10am.

    25 February 2015

    Two-day trial on 3 and 4 March to explore whether a staggered booking approach will improve customer experience.