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Articles tagged with "ROH Collections"

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.

Watch: Home video of The Royal Ballet’s 1955 tour to the USA and Canada

26 June 2015

Footage of the Company filming The Sleeping Beauty for TV and seeing the sights of New York has been donated to the ROH Collections.

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.

ROH Editathon: Improving Wikipedia's entries on dance

29 October 2014

Our recent event brought together ballet fans with Wikipedia experts to improve the online encyclopedia's articles on choreographer Kenneth MacMillan.

The Mariinsky in London: A look back at six decades of London performances

29 July 2014

The company, formerly known as the Kirov, have dazzled Covent Garden audiences on 11 occasions since 1961.

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