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Side by Side

An enticing programme of opera and ballet classics performed by young musicians from Southbank Sinfonia, mentored by the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.

Most recent performance

There are currently no scheduled performances of Side by Side. It was last on stage 10 May 2015 as part of the Spring 2014/15 season.


Side by Side is part of the Royal Opera House’s ongoing partnership with Southbank Sinfonia – an orchestra formed of young professional musicians who are mentored by members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House to help in the further development of their professional careers. The partnership programme includes coaching sessions, mock auditions and a variety of performance opportunities throughout the Season.

This concert in the Linbury Studio Theatre is their showcase, when they will perform an enticing selection of the some of the best-known works for opera and ballet, joined by singers from the Jette Parker Young Artist programme and dancers from The Royal Ballet, conducted by Barry Wordsworth and Paul Wynne Griffiths.