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La traviata

1423 March 2020
Main Stage
Opera and music

Richard Eyre's beautiful production provides the perfect setting for Verdi's opera about a courtesan who sacrifices all for love.

Cavalleria rusticana / Pagliacci

11 April2 May 2020
Main Stage
Opera and music
Broadcast to cinemas

Damiano Michieletto’s Olivier Award-winning production of Mascagni and Leoncavallo’s one-act operas is a thrilling, cinematic experience.

La bohème

1227 May 2020
Main Stage
Opera and music
Broadcast to cinemas

Puccini’s music and Richard Jones’s production capture the joy and heartache of young love in Paris.

Dances at a Gathering / The Cellist

25 February4 March 2020
Main Stage
Ballet and dance
Broadcast to cinemas

The Royal Ballet presents the world premiere of Cathy Marston's first work for the Company on the Main Stage alongside a revival of Jerome Robbins’s timeless classic of pure dance.

Jenůfa

24 March9 April 2020
Main Stage
Opera and music

Claus Guth's staging of Janácek's opera explores the lives of two courageous women struggling for fulfilment in a small rural community, with Karita Mattila and rising star Asmik Grigorian.

Elektra

29 May18 June 2020
Main Stage
Opera and music
Broadcast to cinemas

Strauss’s thrilling and audacious adaptation of Greek tragedy receives a new staging by the award-winning director Christof Loy with Nina Stemme in the title role.

The Dante Project

6 May1 June 2020
Main Stage
Ballet and dance
Broadcast to cinemas

Wayne McGregor collaborates with an award-winning team – contemporary composer Thomas Adès, artist Tacita Dean, lighting designer Lucy Carter and dramaturg Uzma Hameed – to bring us closer to Dante's vision.

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Backstage Tour

21 February30 June 2020
Royal Opera House
Tours

Visit the Backstage and Front of House areas of one of the world's leading theatres as it prepares to open its doors for the evening performance.

Sing at the Royal Opera House

21 February10 July 2020
Royal Opera House

All ages and abilities are welcome to join in and sing in an opera chorus.

Tea Dance

23 March6 July 2020
Royal Opera House

Come dancing and cha-cha-cha along to the Royal Opera House Dance Band, in beautiful surroundings that combine grandeur and elegance.

Velvet, Gilt and Glamour Tour

21 February25 June 2020
Royal Opera House
Tours

Whenever visitors see the historic auditorium of the Royal Opera House for the first time, it always amazes them.

Insights: Masterclass with Ariane Matiakh

Clore Studio

World-renowned conductor Ariane Matiakh coaches budding conductors from the Jette Parker Young Artist Programme.

Thurrock Tour

28 February24 July 2020
Thurrock
Tours

Discover the fascinating world of the craftspeople who create stunning costumes, scenery and sets for the Royal Opera House on a tour of the Bob and Tamar Manoukian Production Workshop and Costume Centre.

Live at Lunch

21 February3 July 2020
Multiple venues

Drop by for free lunchtime performances, featuring Royal Opera House artists and guest artists.

Recitals at Lunch

24 February13 July 2020
Royal Opera House

Experience an exciting programme of music in the opulent setting of the historic Royal Opera House Crush Room, and nearby St Clement Danes.

ROH Late

19 April7 June 2020
Royal Opera House

Live music, dancers and actors lead you deep into the dark and delightful world of opera and ballet, where nothing is quite as it seems.

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