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Live from Covent Garden – 27 June

1327 July 2020
Online only
Ballet and dance

A celebration of ballet and opera – the third of three special performances streamed live from the Royal Opera House as part of our #OurHouseToYourHouse series. This event is available to watch or share for £4.99.

Royal Opera House: The Reopening

13 July6 August 2020
Television broadcast
Opera and music

Anita Rani, Katie Derham and Antonio Pappano introduce highlights of the Royal Opera House’s Live from Covent Garden performances. Broadcast on BBC Four.

Faust

1729 July 2020
Online only
Opera and music

The decadence and elegance of 1870s Paris provide the setting in David McVicar’s spectacular production of Gounod’s best-loved opera.

The Sleeping Beauty

24 July6 August 2020
Online only
Ballet and dance

Journey to an enchanted world in this landmark Royal Ballet production of Petipa’s classic retelling in ballet of a famous fairytale, to glorious music by Tchaikovsky.

Opera Italia

1331 July 2020
Television broadcast
Opera and music

Music Director of The Royal Opera, Antonio Pappano, traces the history of Italian opera in this three-part documentary series. Broadcast on BBC Four.

Rusalka

1318 July 2020
Radio broadcast
Opera and music

Tom McKinney introduces a production of Dvorak's fairy-tale opera Rusalka from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, with Camilla Nylund in the title role. Broadcast on BBC Radio 3.

Eugene Onegin

1325 July 2020
Radio broadcast
Opera and music

The story of a selfish hero who lives to regret his blasé rejection of a young woman's love, carelessly provoking a fatal duel with his best friend. Robin Ticciati conducts. Broadcast on BBC Radio 3.

Tristan und Isolde

1327 July 2020
Radio broadcast
Opera and music

Wagner's Tristan and Isolde at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, with soprano Nine Stemme and tenor Stephen Gould in the title roles, conducted by Antonio Pappano. From 2014. Broadcast on BBC Radio 3.

Elektra

13 July2 August 2020
Radio broadcast
Opera and music

Strauss's thrilling and audacious opera adaptation of the Greek tragedy. Broadcast on BBC Radio 3.

The Barber of Seville

13 July7 August 2020
Radio broadcast
Opera and music

Juan Diego Flórez and Joyce DiDonato star in Rossini's charming comic opera. Broadcast on BBC Radio 3.

Due to the ongoing closure of theatres across the UK, we are not able to perform our originally planned programme. We will make announcements in due course about our artistic plans for the autumn in the context of Government advice on social distancing for performers and audiences. All artists have been contacted.

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