Discover Opera: The complete collection of films
Lighting Design Madama Butterfly
We have just completed our latest insight film on the lighting design for the revival of The Royal Opera’s Madama Butterfly. In this last video from our Discover Opera series, we watch the technical rehearsal from the main stage wings with lighting designer Christophe Forey, as he makes the final changes to the performance.
If you enjoyed this insight film, you can find the complete series of Discover Opera videos embedded below.
A day in the life of Jette Parker Young Artist Madeleine Pierard
Follow Jette Parker Young Artist Madeleine Pierard as she takes us around the Royal Opera House and explains the mysterious character she plays in the opera Hansel and Gretel.
Stage Director Workshop on The Barber of Seville
Rodula Gaitanou – Stage Director and a Jette Parker Young Artist – leads a workshop directing young people in a scene from The Barber of Seville.
Aida Backstage Rehearsal
Watch the final preparations for the battle dance spectacular of the Triumphal March from Aida, with 24 dance and martial artists training under a 32nd generation Shaolin Monk.
Set build for the The Tsar’s Bride at the High House Production Park in Thurrock
We go on a tour of the workshops at the High House Production Park in Thurrock where sets are built for our ballets and operas.
Stage and Orchestra Rehearsal for Macbeth
A rare insight into the final rehearsals of an opera with conductor and Music Director Antonio Pappano.
A big thankyou to David Kaplowitz for his tireless filming work.