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Articles tagged with "Covent Garden"

Your Reaction: What did you think of Frederick Ashton’s La Fille mal gardée?

28 September 2016

The Royal Ballet 2016/17 Season opens with the founding choreographer’s joyful ballet.

Out Loud: Royal Opera Chorus to join Joseph Calleja for free pop-up performance

26 August 2016

Visitors to Covent Garden are invited to perform with the Royal Opera Chorus and soloists in a one-day celebration of song.

Your Reaction: The Bolshoi at the Royal Opera House 2016

15 August 2016

What did you think of the Russian company's performances at Covent Garden this year?

What are your first memories of opera?

28 July 2016

Share your memories of the art form from The Royal Opera and beyond.

Frederick Ashton and Margot Fonteyn honoured with English Heritage blue plaques

10 June 2016

Iconic blue plaques affixed to the former homes of two of 20th century ballet's greatest stars celebrate their careers and legacy.

What are your first memories of ballet?

11 May 2016

Share your memories of first experiences of classical dance from The Royal Ballet and beyond.

A glimpse into the archives: The surprising history of Shakespeare at the Royal Opera House

22 April 2016

Many years before the RSC was established and Shakespeare's Globe was rebuilt, the Royal Opera House was an important hub for the Bard's work in London.

From the archives: The 1856 Covent Garden Fire

4 March 2016

160 years ago this weekend, a fire destroyed the Royal Italian Opera and led to the building of the current Royal Opera House.

Watch: Joby Talbot on creating The Winter’s Tale’s musical score – ‘The hardest thing I’ve ever had to compose’

8 February 2016

Shakespeare’s problem play is notoriously difficult to stage, and scoring a ballet adaption is no different.

Iced Gems: Remembering the Royal Opera House’s indoor ice-skating rink

19 January 2016

In the 1930s, long before on-ice theatre adaptations became an arena staple, the ROH had its own skating rink.

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