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Frankenstein
1823 March 2019
Main Stage
Ballet and dance

Love, grief and the desire for power over death fuel a tragic spiral of events in Liam Scarlett's ballet adaptation of Mary Shelley's masterpiece.

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Faust
11 April6 May 2019
Main Stage
Opera and music

Broadcast to cinemas

Experience the decadence and elegance of 1870s Paris in David McVicar's spectacular production of Gounod's best-loved opera.

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Juliet & Romeo
1314 April 2019
Linbury Theatre
Ballet and dance

Through dance, theatre and comedy, innovative theatre company Lost Dog tell the story of Shakespeare’s young lovers – if they hadn’t died in a tragic misunderstanding but lived not-so-happily ever after.

A Man of Good Hope
16 April4 May 2019
Linbury Theatre
Opera and music

The true story of a young refugee’s journey through Africa told through music, singing and dance, based on the book by Jonny Steinberg.

Within the Golden Hour / New Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui / Flight Pattern
821 May 2019
Main Stage
Ballet and dance

Broadcast to cinemas

The contemporary face of The Royal Ballet in revivals of works by Christopher Wheeldon and Crystal Pite and a world premiere by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.

La forza del destino
21 March22 April 2019
Main Stage
Opera and music

Broadcast to cinemas

Verdi's sweepingly ambitious opera on war, religion, love and fate is given a cinematic staging by Christof Loy.

Romeo and Juliet
26 March11 June 2019
Main Stage
Ballet and dance

Broadcast to cinemas

Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers encounter passion and tragedy in Kenneth MacMillan's 20th-century ballet masterpiece.

Andrea Chénier
20 May9 June 2019
Main Stage
Opera and music

David McVicar's historically detailed production brings Giordano's French Revolution opera thrillingly alive.

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2430 May 2019
Linbury Theatre
Ballet and dance

Extraordinary Canadian dance company Cas Public returns to the Royal Opera House with a work for children and adults which takes dancer Cai Glover’s hearing impairment as an inspiration point.

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Carmen
22 June20 July 2019
Main Stage
Opera and music

Bizet's greatest opera tells the story of the enigmatic and seductive Carmen and the dangerous passion she arouses in Don José.

The open and light winter garden next to Bar Level 5, which has been newly refurbished.

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Come and experience all the Royal Opera House has to offer – stunning performances, delicious food and drink, inspiring interactive events and a perfect place to relax in the heart of Covent Garden.

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Stop for a coffee, meet friends for a drink, enjoy an outstanding lunch or dinner – we have a variety of spaces, whether you’re just visiting or seeing a show.

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Insights: In Conversation with Isango Ensemble
23 April 2019
Linbury Theatre
Opera and music

Join members of the award-winning South African theatre company Isango Ensemble as they talk about their work and their debut at the Royal Opera House.

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Recitals at Lunch
25 March22 July 2019
Multiple venues
Opera and music

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

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Backstage Tour
19 March31 May 2019
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.

Live at Lunch
22 March26 July 2019
Multiple venues
Opera and music

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

Family Sundays
14 April28 July 2019
Family Sundays
Workshops and activities

Discover more about opera, ballet and the Royal Opera House in fun-packed Sundays, ideal for all the family, with a range of exciting and creative activities.

Covent Garden Legends and Landmarks Tour
1530 April 2019
Tours

Step back into history and discover more about the Royal Opera House and the legends of London’s Theatre Land.

Sing at the Royal Opera House
29 March19 July 2019
Multiple venues
Workshops and activities
Opera and music

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

Insights: Phaedra
25 April 2019
Clore Studio
Opera and music

Join members of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme to find out about Hans Werner Henze's final opera as they prepare to bring it to life in the Linbury Theatre.

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Tea Dance
1 April15 July 2019
Paul Hamlyn Hall
Ballet and dance
Workshops and activities

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

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