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Season 2014-15

From 1 September 2014 until 31 August 2015

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Productions

  • A Month in the Country

    A Month in the Country

    From 18 October - 12 November 2014

    Ashton captures the mood of Turgenev's play through exquisite dance in this poignant tale of unrequited love.…

  • Aeternum

    Aeternum

    From 7 November - 17 November 2014

    Christopher Wheeldon's Olivier Award-winning ballet celebrates Benjamin Britten and remembers the fallen.…

  • Afternoon of a Faun

    Afternoon of a Faun

    From 29 May - 4 June 2015

    Jerome Robbins's poignant setting of Debussy's Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune is a modern classic.…

  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    From 6 December 2014 - 16 January 2015

    Follow Alice down the rabbit hole in Christopher Wheeldon’s thrillingly entertaining ballet.…

  • Andrea Chénier

    Andrea Chénier

    From 20 January - 6 February 2015

    David McVicar directs a new production of Umberto Giordano's passionate drama of liberty and love in the French Revolution.…

  • Anna Nicole

    Anna Nicole

    From 11 September - 24 September 2014

    Sex, celebrity and scandal: Mark-Anthony Turnage’s opera draws on the dramatic life and death of Anna Nicole Smith.…

  • Antonio Pappano and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

    Antonio Pappano and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

    From 4 May 2015

    Antonio Pappano conducts a captivating programme that celebrates the award-winning Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.…

  • Cassandra

    Cassandra

    From 30 October - 1 November 2014

    Choreographer Ludovic Ondiviela and singer songwriter Ana Silvera present a poignant exploration of what it is to be called mad.…

  • Ceremony of Innocence

    Ceremony of Innocence

    From 7 November - 17 November 2014

    Kim Brandstrup's elegiac response to Benjamin Britten is a tale of lost youth and corrupted innocence.…

  • Der fliegende Holländer

    Der fliegende Holländer

    From 5 February - 24 February 2015

    Tim Albery's acclaimed production is a darkly insightful account of Wagner's early masterpiece, The Flying Dutchman.…

  • Die Zauberflöte

    Die Zauberflöte

    From 23 February - 11 March 2015

    Comedy and philosophy unite in Mozart’s glorious The Magic Flute, brought enchantingly to life by David McVicar.…

  • Don Giovanni

    Don Giovanni

    From 12 June - 3 July 2015

    ROH Director of Opera Kasper Holten directs a mesmerizing reading of Mozart’s tragicomedy.…

  • Don Quixote

    Don Quixote

    From 25 November 2014 - 22 January 2015

    Carlos Acosta's exuberant production of this classic tale of friendship, love and loyalty is bursting with joie de vivre.…

  • Draft Works

    Draft Works

    From 24 February - 26 February 2015

    Dancers from within the ranks of The Royal Ballet create and perform experimental new works.…

  • Falstaff

    Falstaff

    From 6 July - 18 July 2015

    Robert Carsen’s production of Verdi’s comic masterpiece is filled with wit, humour and joie de vivre.…

  • Five Brahms Waltzes in the Manner of Isadora Duncan

    Five Brahms Waltzes in the Manner of Isadora Duncan

    From 18 October - 12 November 2014

    Ashton celebrates a great pioneer of modern dance in five atmospheric vignettes set to Brahms's piano waltzes.…

  • Glare

    Glare

    From 14 November - 22 November 2014

    Danish-German composer Søren Nils Eichberg presents a taut operatic thriller about trust and reality.…

  • Guillaume Tell

    Guillaume Tell

    From 29 June - 17 July 2015

    Damiano Michieletto makes his UK debut with a new production of Rossini's final opera and greatest masterpiece.…

  • I due Foscari

    I due Foscari

    From 14 October - 2 November 2014

    A despairing father is torn between love for his family and duty to a corrupt city in Verdi's searing early tragedy.…

  • Idomeneo

    Idomeneo

    From 3 November - 24 November 2014

    Love and sacrifice vie in Mozart's sublime early masterpiece, directed by Martin Kušej in his UK debut.…

  • Il barbiere di Siviglia

    Il barbiere di Siviglia

    From 19 September - 5 October 2014

    Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s production of Rossini’s sparkling comedy is full of wit and energy.…

  • Il turco in Italia

    Il turco in Italia

    From 11 April - 27 April 2015

    Rossini's irresistible comedy glows with Fellini-esque glamour in Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier's sun-drenched production.…

  • In the Night

    In the Night

    From 29 May - 4 June 2015

    Jerome Robbins’s ballet, accompanied by Chopin’s piano nocturnes, hints at chandelier-lit ballrooms and romantic rendezvous.…

  • JPYA Summer Performance

    JPYA Summer Performance

    From 18 July 2015

    The Royal Opera’s stars of tomorrow take to the main stage in a showcase performance, the culmination of all their hard work over the Season.…

  • Król Roger

    Król Roger

    From 1 May - 19 May 2015

    Kasper Holten presents a new production of Szymanowski's sumptuously scored meditation on identity and desire, King Roger.…

  • L'elisir d'amore

    L'elisir d'amore

    From 18 November - 13 December 2014

    Laurent Pelly's acclaimed production of Donizetti's opera radiates tenderness, humour and southern sunshine.…

  • La bohème

    La bohème

    From 23 May - 16 July 2015

    A lost key and an accidental touch of cold hands in the dark – so begins one of the great romances of all opera. John Copley's production brings 19th-century Paris to the stage in vivid detail.…

  • La Fille mal gardée

    La Fille mal gardée

    From 16 April - 5 May 2015

    Frederick Ashton's joyful ballet contains some of his most brilliant choreography.…

  • La traviata

    La traviata

    From 18 May - 4 July 2015

    Verdi’s tragic tale of a Parisian courtesan who sacrifices all for love is vividly told in Richard Eyre’s production.…

  • Madama Butterfly

    Madama Butterfly

    From 20 March - 9 April 2015

    East meets West with devastating effect in Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s production of Puccini’s poignant opera.…

  • Manon

    Manon

    From 26 September - 1 November 2014

    Kenneth MacMillan's acclaimed tragic ballet is a modern masterpiece.…

  • Mapping / New Christopher Bruce / Document

    Mapping / New Christopher Bruce / Document

    From 25 November - 29 November 2014

    Phoenix Dance Theatre presents a mixed programme including a Christopher Bruce premiere and works by Darshan Singh Bhuller and the choreographic duo Ivgi & Grebem.…

  • Meet the Young Artists Week: Performance

    Meet the Young Artists Week: Performance

    From 23 October - 24 October 2014

    The Jette Parker Young Artists present a fully staged performance in the Linbury Studio Theatre, in one of the most popular highlights of Meet the Young Artists Week.…

  • Murmur / Inked

    Murmur / Inked

    From 23 January - 24 January 2015

    Dancer-choreographer Aakash Odedra presents an exhilarating mixed programme, created in collaboration with choreographers Lewis Major and Damien Jalet.…

  • New Hofesh Shechter

    New Hofesh Shechter

    From 27 March - 14 April 2015

    Hofesh Shechter bring his visceral, urgent language to The Royal Ballet in his first work for the Company.…

  • Onegin

    Onegin

    From 24 January - 27 February 2015

    John Cranko’s adaptation of Pushkin’s verse-novel, set to music by Tchaikovsky, trembles with emotional charge.…

  • Orfeo

    Orfeo

    From 13 January - 24 January 2015

    Michael Boyd directs a new production of Monteverdi's masterpiece, the first great opera, at the Roundhouse.…

  • Peter Pan

    Peter Pan

    From 24 July - 25 July 2015

    WNO presents Richard Ayres and Lavinia Greenlaw's new family opera adapted from J.M. Barrie's beloved fairytale.…

  • Plácido Domingo's Operalia

    Plácido Domingo's Operalia

    From 19 July 2015

    The final of Plácido Domingo's international singing competition comes to the Royal Opera House for the first time, in an extravaganza of operatic song.…

  • Rigoletto

    Rigoletto

    From 12 September - 6 October 2014

    The corruption of innocence is at the heart of David McVicar's production of Verdi's potent tragedy.…

  • Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

    Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

    From 10 March - 4 April 2015

    John Fulljames presents a new production of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's furiously impassioned satire on consumerism.…

  • Scènes de ballet

    Scènes de ballet

    From 18 October - 12 November 2014

    Frederick Ashton's chic and brilliant ballet delights in a dazzling Stravinsky score.…

  • Swan Lake

    Swan Lake

    From 10 February - 9 April 2015

    Anthony Dowell's production of the greatest romantic ballet draws upon the opulence of 1890s Russia.…

  • Symphonic Variations

    Symphonic Variations

    From 18 October - 12 November 2014

    Ashton's seminal masterpiece celebrates the pure beauty of movement.…

  • The Age of Anxiety

    The Age of Anxiety

    From 7 November - 17 November 2014

    Royal Ballet Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett creates a new narrative ballet for the Company.…

  • The Architect / new mixed programme

    The Architect / new mixed programme

    From 14 May - 20 May 2015

    One of the UK's leading touring companies visits the Linbury Studio Theatre with a mixed programme.…

  • The Bayadère Project

    The Bayadère Project

    From 25 March - 28 March 2015

    In a new Royal Opera House commission Shobana Jeyasingh reimagines Marius Petipa's India-set classical ballet.…

  • The Four Temperaments

    The Four Temperaments

    From 27 March - 14 April 2015

    Balanchine created a new style of ballet in this radiant and challenging piece, one of his greatest works.…

  • The Mad Hatter's Tea Party

    The Mad Hatter's Tea Party

    From 6 December 2014 - 3 January 2015

    ZooNation burst onto the stage with their family Christmas show, a wonderfully wacky take on the madcap characters of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.…

  • The Trial

    The Trial

    From 10 October - 18 October 2014

    Philip Glass, one of the world's most popular contemporary composers, creates a new work for Music Theatre Wales based on Kafka's nightmarish novel.…

  • Tristan und Isolde

    Tristan und Isolde

    From 5 December - 21 December 2014

    Christof Loy brings intense insight to Wagner’s story of illicit love, told through music of thrilling power.…

  • Un ballo in maschera

    Un ballo in maschera

    From 18 December 2014 - 17 January 2015

    Katharina Thoma directs a new production of Verdi's tragedy of illicit love, loyalty and betrayal.…

  • Woolf Works

    Woolf Works

    From 11 May - 26 May 2015

    Royal Ballet Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor presents his first full-length ballet for the Company.…

Rehearsals

  • Friends Rehearsals

    Friends Rehearsals

    From 9 September - 21 November 2014

    Friends of Covent Garden have the opportunity to purchase tickets to open rehearsals.…