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  • The Winter's Tale

    28 April 2014


    The world premiere of a new full-length ballet by Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon, based on Shakespeare’s enduring tale of love, loss and reconciliation.

  • Manon Lescaut

    24 June 2014


    Puccini’s first triumph returns to Covent Garden for the first time in 30 years in a new staging by Jonathan Kent.

  • Manon

    16 October 2014


    Kenneth MacMillan’s acclaimed tragic ballet is a modern masterpiece.

  • I due Foscari

    27 October 2014


    A despairing father is torn between love for his family and duty to a corrupt city in Verdi’s searing early tragedy starring Placido Domingo conducted by Antonio Pappano.

  • L'elisir d'amore

    26 November 2014


    Laurent Pelly’s acclaimed production of Donizetti’s opera radiates tenderness, humour and southern sunshine, starring Vittorio Grigolo, Lucy Crowe and Bryn Terfel.

  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    16 December 2014


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

  • Andrea Chénier

    29 January 2015


    David McVicar directs a new production of Umberto Giordano’s passionate drama of liberty and love in the French Revolution, starring Jonas Kaufmann and Eva-Maria Westbroek conducted by Antonio Pappano.

  • Der fliegende Holländer

    24 February 2015


    Tim Albery’s acclaimed production is a darkly insightful account of Wagner’s early masterpiece, starring Bryn Terfel conducted by Andris Nelsons.

  • Swan Lake

    17 March 2015


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

  • Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

    1 April 2015


    John Fulljames presents a new production of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill’s furiously impassioned satire on consumerism, starring Anne Sofie von Otter, Willard White and Christine Rice conducted by Mark Wigglesworth.

  • La Fille mal gardée

    5 May 2015


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

  • La bohème

    10 June 2015


    A lost key and an accidental touch of cold hands in the dark – so begins one of the greatest romances of all opera. Anna Netrebko and Joseph Calleja star in the live cinema relay.

  • Guillaume Tell

    5 July 2015


    Damiano Michieletto makes his UK debut with a new production of Rossini’s final opera and greatest masterpiece, starring Gerald Finley conducted by Antonio Pappano.