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Remembering Franco Zeffirelli (1923-2019)

15 June 2019 at 2.22pm

The Italian director’s Royal Opera productions included a much-loved Tosca

  1. Ballet and Dance

    The Principal dancer has announced his decision to retire from The Royal Ballet at the end of the 2018/19 season after nine years with the Company

    Nehemiah Kish to retire from The Royal Ballet

    12 June 2019

    The Principal dancer has announced his decision to retire from The Royal Ballet at the end of the 2018/19 season after nine years with the Company

    Kenneth MacMillan's 20th-century ballet masterpiece was relayed live to cinemas around the world.

    Your Reaction: What did you think of The Royal Ballet's Romeo and Juliet live in cinemas?

    11 June 2019

    Kenneth MacMillan's 20th-century ballet masterpiece was relayed live to cinemas around the world.

  2. Opera and Music

    The Company will stage <em>Faust</em> and <em>Otello</em> in Tokyo and Yokohama.

    The Royal Opera to tour to Japan in September 2019

    6 June 2019

    The Company will stage Faust and Otello in Tokyo and Yokohama.

    Audience and press reviews of Puccini's great opera of passion and politics, directed by Jonathan Kent.

    Your Reaction: What did you think of The Royal Opera's Tosca?

    29 May 2019

    Audience and press reviews of Puccini's great opera of passion and politics, directed by Jonathan Kent.

  3. Learning

    As booking opens for the new Season's Schools' Matinees, soprano Ermonela Jaho answers schoolchildren's questions about opera.

    'Do you think I could be in an opera one day?': Schoolchildren quiz soprano Ermonela Jaho

    2 May 2017

    As booking opens for the new Season's Schools' Matinees, soprano Ermonela Jaho answers schoolchildren's questions about opera.

  4. Off stage

    The promoter died on 23 March 2019 at the age of 95.

    Remembering Victor Hochhauser (1923-2019)

    25 March 2019

    The promoter died on 23 March 2019 at the age of 95.