Most recent performance
There are currently no scheduled performances of Falstaff. It was last on stage 12 May 2012.
News and features
29 June 2015
It may clock in at just forty seconds in length, but Falstaff’s gem of a mini-aria is a perfect expression of joyous nostalgia.
24 June 2015
Our quick guide to Verdi’s last opera, his comic masterpiece inspired by Shakespeare’s drunken knight.
Soprano Anna Devin - ‘Opera is all about communication and expressing yourself on stage. It’s up to you how you get there’11 June 2015
Former Jette Parker Young Artist on how opera has helped her tackle dyslexia, and returning to Covent Garden to perform Falstaff.
21 May 2015
The composer of La traviata, Macbeth and Otello consolidated and innovated the opera of his time.
24 April 2015
Look on the sunny side of opera with a handful of the art form’s jollier moments.
Young Artist profile: Luis Gomes – ‘To perform a lead role at the Royal Opera House is a moment you wait for your whole life’9 April 2015
Portuguese tenor on stepping up to perform at the last minute, making his debut in a lead role and converting his family to opera.