When to see it
Wednesday 30 May 2018, 7.30pm
Oliver Mears, Director of Opera, and Kevin O’Hare, Director of The Royal Ballet, have devised a special programme for this unique evening Gala, celebrating the two art forms at the heart of the Royal Opera House.
Highlights from The Royal Opera will include performances by internationally renowned soloists Bryan Hymel, Kristine Opolais, Pretty Yende and Anita Rachvelishvili, with the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House conducted by Music Director Antonio Pappano. The Royal Ballet will showcase the glittering talents of its celebrated Principal dancers and the full Company, with the Orchestra conducted by Music Director Koen Kessels, in performances of work by internationally renowned choreographers and a world premiere.
All proceeds from the evening will benefit the Royal Opera House Covent Garden Foundation, enabling us to continue presenting extraordinary performances, remarkable craftsmanship and inspiring learning and participation projects.