Performances at the Royal Opera House, including a scene from Swan Lake by The Royal Ballet, and Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) by The Royal Opera

Tickets & events

Whether you're new to ballet and opera or you've loved them all your life, we have something for you.
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Backstage Tour
20 November 201929 February 2020
Royal Opera House
Visit the Backstage and Front of House areas of one of the world's leading theatres as it prepares to open its doors for the evening performance.
Velvet, Gilt and Glamour Tour
2026 November 2019
Royal Opera House
Whenever visitors see the historic auditorium of the Royal Opera House for the first time, it always amazes them.
Insights: The Sleeping Beauty and Me
20 November4 December 2019
Clore Studio
Ballet and dance
Join dancers of The Royal Ballet past and present in this series of illuminating pre-performance talks as they reflect on what it takes to perform Petipa’s classic ballet.
The Sleeping Beauty
20 November 201916 January 2020
Main Stage
Ballet and dance
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Journey with The Royal Ballet to an enchanted world of princesses, fairy godmothers and magical spells in this landmark production of Petipa’s classic ballet, to Tchaikovsky's glorious music.
Thurrock Tour
21 November 201928 February 2020
Discover the fascinating world of the craftspeople who create stunning costumes, scenery and sets for the Royal Opera House on a tour of the Bob and Tamar Manoukian Production Workshop and Costume Centre.