The Royal Opera Series is a philanthropic initiative to support the work of The Royal Opera. It offers a special opportunity for those who wish to deepen their knowledge of our opera repertory and discover more about what it means to be an artist with the Royal Opera, how we invest in talent and bring our productions to the stage.
The Royal Opera Series Events for 2016/17 Season
Jette Parker Young Artists Evening Coaching Session
Wednesday 2 November 2016
Join the Maestro’s Circle for an evening with Maestro Antonio Pappano and current and former Jette Parker Young Artists Francesca Chiejina, David Shipley and Jonathan Santagada, hosted by a generous philanthropist in a beautiful central London location.
An Evening with Renée Fleming
Wednesday 30 November 2016
Exploring Wagner’s Music
Wednesday 8 February 2017
Gain new insights into Richard Wagner’s life and work with members of the Wagner Circle in a musical evening with celebrated soprano and Wagnerian specialist Lisa Gasteen.
The Exterminating Angel: Stage and Orchestra Rehearsal
Thursday 13 April 2017
An exclusive opportunity to observe a stage rehearsal of this keenly anticipated new opera from British composer Thomas Adès, who will also be conducting the rehearsal.
Rediscovering Lyric Masterpieces
Tuesday 13 June 2017
French conductor and harpsichordist Christophe Rousset will be discussing his passion for lyric opera and his Royal Opera debut conducting Mitridate, re di Ponto at the final Connoisseurs’ Series event of the Season.
Supporters of the Royal Opera Circle will be invited to make a philanthropic gift of £5,000 and will join The Royal Opera for a series of private events and rehearsals, spanning a broad range of highlights from the Season’s programme. To find out more, please contact Emma Warren-Thomas on 020 7212 9784 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.