Main Stage Auditorium, Royal Opera House

Friends Rehearsals

8 September 202030 June 2021
Main Stage
Opera and music
Ballet and dance

These events have been cancelled as the Royal Opera House is currently closed. Find out about other cancelled performances and how you can donate the cost of your ticket, exchange for a voucher or claim a refund here.

When tickets first go on sale Friends may book one, two or four rehearsal tickets depending on your membership level, subject to availability. At a later date, and also subject to availability, there is an opportunity to book additional rehearsal tickets, up to a maximum of four per person. Please refer to the information about your membership, or contact the Membership team on 020 7212 9268 (9:00am-5:00pm, Mon-Fri), or by email, if you require assistance.

Please note: Please be aware of the start time before you book a ticket for a rehearsal. Some rehearsals take place in the evenings or outside usual start times

Find out more by reading our Friends Rehearsals FAQs.

Alternatively, become a Friend of Covent Garden.


There is lift access and step-free seating to most levels of the Main Stage auditorium, except the Orchestra Stalls, which are reached by a minimum of nine steps. There are more than 100 seats in the Stalls Circle, Balcony and Amphitheatre which are accessible without the need to negotiate steps. In addition, many seats in these areas and in the Donald Gordon Grand Tier and Orchestra Stalls are accessible by 10 steps or fewer. Find out more about accessing the Main Stage Auditorium.