6 July 2016
Verdi’s fiery tragedy has been a staple at the Royal Opera House for centuries, as revealed by a foray into our archives.
17 December 2015
Fascinating archive images from ROH Collections capture previous performances of this classic festive ballet.
16 November 2015
We'll be revealing highlights from our archive during this nationwide event 14–22 November 2015.
17 July 2015
A new donation to our Collections reveals a historic passion for that most archetypally British of things - queuing.
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.
Collections on the Move: the painstaking process of relocating the Royal Opera House’s invaluable historic archive
8 May 2015
Moving is always a nightmare, but it’s so much worse when you’ve a historic theatre collection to look after.
1 April 2015
During the war the Royal Opera House was the superclub of its day - converted into a dance hall it played host to 1,500 jitterbugging dancers each night.
30 March 2015
We dug through our treasure trove of 300 years of Covent Garden artifacts as part of this global social media event.
20 March 2015
We'll be giving unique glimpses into our collections along with thousands of other museums, theatres and galleries worldwide.