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Don Pasquale
18 October2 November 2019
Main Stage
Opera and music
Broadcast to cinemas
Bryn Terfel heads a star cast for this new production of Donizetti’s comedy of domestic drama across two generations.
Manon
19 October6 November 2019
Main Stage
Ballet and dance
Kenneth MacMillan’s powerful telling of Manon and Des Grieux’s tragic love is a masterpiece of modern ballet, set to music by Massenet.
The Lost Thing
7 December 20194 January 2020
Linbury Theatre
This musical reimagining of Shaun Tan’s beautifully illustrated book about a boy who helps a lost thing find its way home is an enchanting collaboration between Candoco Dance Company and The Royal Opera.
Coppélia
28 November 20197 January 2020
Main Stage
Broadcast to cinemas
A classic returns to The Royal Ballet with Ninette de Valois’ charming and funny ballet of love, mischief and mechanical dolls.
The Magic Flute
127 November 2019
Main Stage
Mozart’s glorious opera is brought enchantingly to life in David McVicar’s production with beautiful designs by John Macfarlane.
Concerto / Enigma Variations / Raymonda Act III
22 October20 December 2019
Main Stage
Ballet and dance
Broadcast to cinemas
From The Royal Ballet’s classical origins to the home-grown choreographers who put British ballet on the world stage, this programme highlights the versatility of the Company.
Dance Umbrella: The Future Bursts In
2426 October 2019
Linbury Theatre
Ballet and dance
Compagnie Amala Dianor and Ballet de Lorraine present a special programme to mark the Merce Cunningham Centennial.
The Sleeping Beauty
7 November 201916 January 2020
Main Stage
Ballet and dance
Broadcast to cinemas
Journey with The Royal Ballet to an enchanted world of princesses, fairy godmothers and magical spells in this landmark production of Petipa’s classic ballet, to Tchaikovsky's glorious music.
Les Beaux dormants
2124 November 2019
Linbury Theatre
Ballet and dance
Le Ballet de l’Opéra national du Rhin performs Hélène Blackburn’s family ballet exploring all the physical and emotional changes that come with blossoming adulthood: easy for some, but a nightmare for others.

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Backstage Tour
21 October27 December 2019
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
25 October 201921 February 2020
Royal Opera House
Workshops and activities
Ever wondered what it's like to sing in an opera chorus? Join us to find out.
Insights: The Sleeping Beauty and Me
14 November4 December 2019
Clore Studio
Join dancers of The Royal Ballet past and present in this series of illuminating pre-performance talks as they reflect on what it takes to perform Petipa’s classic ballet.
ROH Late
17 November 2019
Royal Opera House
Workshops and activities
Enjoy live music, dancing and performances that take you deep into the dark and delightful worlds of opera and ballet.
Velvet, Gilt and Glamour Tour
1830 October 2019
Royal Opera House
Tours
Whenever visitors see the historic auditorium of the Royal Opera House for the first time, it always amazes them.
Insights: The Lost Thing – Post-performance Talk
14 December 2019
Linbury Theatre
Join members of the cast and creative team for a post-show talk to find out how they brought Shaun Tan’s much-loved children's book to the stage.
Thurrock Tour
18 October20 December 2019
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
18 October 201928 February 2020
Multiple venues
Opera and music
Free lunchtime performances by artists of The Royal Opera, The Royal Ballet, the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House and other guest companies and performers
Recitals at Lunch
21 October 201924 February 2020
Royal Opera House
Opera and music
Experience an exciting programme of music in the historic Crush Room.

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