28 November 2012 at 9.47am | 2 Comments
As the annual hunt for that perfect Christmas gift really gets going, we've a host of presents in the ROH Shop that will bring seasonal cheer to any opera or ballet fan.
Here are five suggestions of enviable stocking fillers for family and friends:
Royal Ballet and Royal Opera iPhone cases (£24.99) A must-have accessory available in two designs for iPhone 4, 4s and 5.One design shows the Royal Opera House crest and the other an image of Royal Ballet Soloists Melissa Hamilton and Eric Underwood.
Ballet-inspired jewellery (£12.99 - £29.99) Inspired by iconic tutus- including those worn by Margot Fonteyn as the Firebird and Lesley Collier as Swan Lake's Odile - the range includes bracelets, earrings, pendants and rings.
An Evening with The Royal Ballet/An Evening with The Royal Opera DVDs (£11.99 each) With each disc featuring highlights from the Royal Opera House's two resident companies, these are an ideal introduction to both opera and ballet for newcomers,and a treat for the seasoned opera or ballet-goer.
Pocket Mirror (£9.99) With a gorgeous enamel lid modeled on the ceiling of the Royal Opera House auditorium, this mirror is the perfect reminder of visits to Covent Garden.
Royal Opera House Watches (£29.99) Available in three smart designs, these watches will ensure that you won't be late for curtain up ever again.The ladies’ watch is inspired by detail on the tutu worn by Svetlana Beriosova as the Lilac Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty.
Also available are Christmas cards, with a Nutcracker-inspired design that features Royal Ballet Principal Sarah Lamb.You can also enliven your Christmas tree decorations with our gorgeous Tutu Collection range, or stock up on Christmas music - from the medieval to the modern- from our wide selection.
Another great, and distinctive present that lasts for a full year is Gift Membership - the perfect alternative to novelty socks.
If you're still stuck for ideas, call in and see us – any of the ROH Shop staff will be delighted to help you find the right gift!