31 March 2014 at 9.52am | 20 Comments
The 2014/15 Royal Opera House Season has been announced.
The Royal Opera’s Season will feature seven new main stage productions, including Martin Kušej's Idomeneo and Katharina Thoma's Un ballo in maschera. Productions in revival include Der fliegende Holländer, Falstaff and the final run of John Copley's La bohème. Music Director Antonio Pappano will be celebrated, and will conduct six works, including four new productions. Mark Anthony Turnage's Anna Nicole will open The Royal Opera's Season with a performance exclusively for members of the ROH Students scheme.
The Linbury Studio Theatre will also see a range of new commissions, from composers including Philip Glass and Harrison Birtwistle as well as the next generation of opera-makers. The Season sees many works on offer for young audiences, including a new opera for children aged 2 - 6 from Polka Theatre. Richard Jones directs his first Linbury productions: David Sawer's double bill, mad boy clever girl.
The Royal Ballet presents seven full-length ballets including Manon, Swan Lake and La Fille mal gardèe. A number of newly commissioned works will also be presented on the main stage and in the Linbury from choreographers including Wayne McGregor, Akash Odedra, Liam Scarlett and Hofesh Shechter. The Company will curate the Season-opening Deloitte Ignite Festival on the theme of myth.
Productions from both The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera will be relayed across the world as part of our Live Cinema Season. See full details.
What are you most excited about in the 2014/15 Season?