4 March 2016
160 years ago this weekend, a fire destroyed the Royal Italian Opera and led to the building of the current Royal Opera House.
28 October 2015
We've picked two of our favourite opera items from the collection's 6,200 artefacts — shoes worn by Adelina Patti and Cecil Beaton’s iconic Turandot dress.
1 September 2015
Twelve giant silk banners tell the history of the Royal Opera House in a breathtaking installation as part of Deloitte Ignite 15.
26 June 2015
Footage of the Company filming The Sleeping Beauty for TV and seeing the sights of New York has been donated to the ROH Collections.
3 June 2015
This new donation from a former horn player with the ROH Orchestra gives a glimpse into life on The Royal Ballet’s 1949 and 1953 tours.
15 May 2015
Over 41 years, all the greats – including Plácido Domingo, Kiri Te Kanawa and Luciano Pavarotti – have performed in John Copley’s classic production.