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Articles tagged with "archive"

Gallery: Historic photos of The Nutcracker

17 December 2015

Fascinating archive images from ROH Collections capture previous performances of this classic festive ballet.

Discover the ROH’s extensive historic collections during Explore Your Archive week

16 November 2015

We'll be revealing highlights from our archive during this nationwide event 14–22 November 2015.

ROH Collections Item of the Month: Queue Tickets

17 July 2015

A new donation to our Collections reveals a historic passion for that most archetypally British of things - queuing.

ROH Collections Item of the Month: Photos of early Royal Ballet Tours to the USA and Canada

3 June 2015

This new donation from a former horn player with the ROH Orchestra gives a glimpse into life on The Royal Ballet’s 1949 and 1953 tours.

ROH Collections Item of the Month: Donald Southern’s starry photographs of La bohème

15 May 2015

Over 41 years, all the greats – including Plácido Domingo, Kiri Te Kanawa and Luciano Pavarotti – have performed in John Copley’s classic production.

Collections on the Move: the painstaking process of relocating the Royal Opera House’s invaluable historic archive

8 May 2015

Moving is always a nightmare, but it’s so much worse when you’ve a historic theatre collection to look after.

ROH Collections Item of the Month: Dance Card from World War II

1 April 2015

During the war the Royal Opera House was the superclub of its day - converted into a dance hall it played host to 1,500 jitterbugging dancers each night.

#MuseumWeek 2015: A look back on seven days of insights into our historic collections

30 March 2015

We dug through our treasure trove of 300 years of Covent Garden artifacts as part of this global social media event.

Explore the historic ROH Collections during #MuseumWeek

20 March 2015

We'll be giving unique glimpses into our collections along with thousands of other museums, theatres and galleries worldwide.

Rediscovering lost operas: The fluctuating fortunes of your favourite works

17 October 2014

With artworks hostage to fashion and cultural sentiment, why a little digging might unearth a new classic.

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