18 June 2015
The season runs until 4 July 2015 and includes a four-part series presented by Antonio Pappano, the finals of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World and a broadcast of WNO’s Peter Pan.
Watch: John Copley on La bohème - ‘It was the first proper opera I’d seen and I cried all the way home on the bus’
10 June 2015
The director recalls his first moment with Puccini’s opera and his thoughts on this last revival.
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.
New scheme funded by the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation enables The Royal Opera to support emerging artists
20 April 2015
Baritone Philip Rhodes and soprano Hulkar Sabirova selected for the 2015/16 Season.
4 March 2014
What did you think of Donizetti's charming comedy?
18 February 2014
Legendary soprano to celebrate her 70th birthday performing in the first opera she saw at Covent Garden.
3 October 2013
Much-loved soprano to play - and sing - the role of Nellie Melba, a pioneering Victorian opera singer.