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Pierrot Lunaire

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 5

Two for the price of one with Igor Stravinsky and Arnold Schoenberg
23 May 22 / Music OMH
Covent Garden’s future stars make the most of a tricky double bill
22 May 22 / The Observer
Unexpected double bill marks 20 years of the Royal Opera’s Young Artists programme
20 May 22 / Seen and Heard
Mavra and Pierrot lunaire make an effective double bill
19 May 22 / Opera Online (English)
Blancmanges, bin bags and drag as double bill probes gender
14 May 22 / The Guardian
Mavra

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 5

Two for the price of one with Igor Stravinsky and Arnold Schoenberg
23 May 22 / Music OMH
Covent Garden’s future stars make the most of a tricky double bill
22 May 22 / The Observer
Unexpected double bill marks 20 years of the Royal Opera’s Young Artists programme
20 May 22 / Seen and Heard
Mavra and Pierrot lunaire make an effective double bill
19 May 22 / Opera Online (English)
Blancmanges, bin bags and drag as double bill probes gender
14 May 22 / The Guardian
Lohengrin

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 17

Londres y su primer Wagner Post Covid
13 May 22 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
The Royal Opera’s first post-Covid Wagner staging thrills on every level
28 Apr 22 / Music OMH
Brandon Jovanovich offered a finely judged portrayal of Lohengrin
28 Apr 22 / Opera Today
Triumphant first revival of David Alden’s Lohengrin at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
27 Apr 22 / Opera Online (English)
A perfect Eevening at the opera
26 Apr 22 / Express
A brilliant and faultless evening’s entertainment
26 Apr 22 / Verve Times
Al termine applausi calorosi per tutti gli interpreti con ovazioni per il direttore e il coro
26 Apr 22 / Connessi all'Opera
An exemplary revival brings David Alden’s 2018 Wagner production into sharp focus
24 Apr 22 / The Observer
Brandon Jovanovich and Jennifer Davis shine amidst David Aldens’ dark and searching vision of Wagner’s politics
24 Apr 22 / OperaWire
Opera in time of war
22 Apr 22 / The Article
American Tenor Brandon Jovanovich casts a tender spell
22 Apr 22 / iNews
David Alden’s intriguing Lohengrin at Covent Garden reminds us of the power of Wagner’s masterpiece
22 Apr 22 / Seen and Heard
Powerful and prescient production strips Wagner’s opera of its romance
21 Apr 22 / The Guardian
A bold and brilliant staging of this Wagner masterpiece
21 Apr 22 / Broadway World
A matter of faith and doubt: David Alden’s Lohengrin returns to Covent Garden
21 Apr 22 / Bachtrack
An evening of acute theatrical potency
21 Apr 22 / Evening Standard
Les terribles échos de Lohengrin à Londres
21 Apr 22 / Olyrix
Don Pasquale

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 12

A night of pure fun at the opera
11 May 22 / Express
Michieletto’s biting production finds pathos in comedy
11 May 22 / OperaWire
The Royal Opera revives its bittersweet staging with a fine cast
9 May 22 / Music OMH
The charms of Donizetti’s comic opera continue to elude
8 May 22 / The Observer
La Royal Opera House di Londra riprende con successo lo spettacolo di Don Pasquale di Donizetti firmato da Damiano Michieletto
8 May 22 / Connessi all'Opera
Despite Michieletto’s production, it’s well-nigh impossible not to enjoy Covent Garden’s Don Pasquale
6 May 22 / Seen and Heard
Pretty Yende sweetens Damiano Michieletto’s acidic Don Pasquale on its Covent Garden return
6 May 22 / Bachtrack
Don Pasquale moqueur et cruel par Michieletto à Londres
6 May 22 / Olyrix
The Royal Opera's revival is slick and witty, with more than a hint of cruelty
5 May 22 / Broadway World
First Revival of Damiano Michieletto’s Don Pasquale at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
5 May 22 / Opera Online (English)
Damiano Michieletto’s Don Pasquale returns to the Royal Opera House
5 May 22 / Opera Today
Strong conducting and direction ensure Donizetti’s sharp-edged comedy retains the audience’s sympathy
5 May 22 / The Stage
Peter Grimes

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 16

El desafío y la gloria de Peter Grimes
2 May 22 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Avant Paris, Peter Grimes captive au Royal Opera House de Londres
31 Mar 22 / ResMusica
The Royal Opera presents ‘a lost lone man’ in seedy squalor
29 Mar 22 / Music OMH
Quel port abrite la paix?
25 Mar 22 / Olyrix
Allan Clayton shines in Deborah Warner’s unsparing production
24 Mar 22 / OperaWire
Deborah Warner’s new Peter Grimes has it all
23 Mar 22 / Opera Online (English)
A ‘Peter Grimes’ for a new age of mental anguish
23 Mar 22 / The Article
Allan Clayton is a Grimes for today in Deborah Warner's heart-breaking and insightful update
21 Mar 22 / Limelight
The toxic landscape pollutes lives and minds
20 Mar 22 / Opera Today
Al termine, applausi al cardiopalma per tutti gli interpreti
20 Mar 22 / Connessi all'Opera
Compelling, unsettling and ravishingly sung
19 Mar 22 / The Guardian
An outstanding night of theatre
19 Mar 22 / Seen and Heard
Allan Clayton grows in stature
19 Mar 22 / The Stage
The power of the sea, the cruelty of the mob
19 Mar 22 / Bachtrack
In the title role, Allan Clayton imbues the ursine fisherman with a terrific blend of regret and anger
19 Mar 22 / Broadway World
Deborah Warner’s production is evocative and theatrical
19 Mar 22 / Evening Standard
‘Everyone has blood on their hands’
How do you breathe life into the tale of the troubled Grimes and the villagers who torment him? Britten’s Peter Grimes at the ROH photo essay.
La Traviata

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 3

Pretty Yende en Vladimir Stoyanov in ontroerende Traviata
20 Apr 22 / Place de l'Opera
Pretty Yende is a deeply moving Violetta in La traviata at the Royal Opera House
7 Apr 22 / Opera Online (English)
Covent Garden’s latest La traviata revival showcases Pretty Yende’s Violetta which is one for the ages
4 Apr 22 / Seen and Heard
Rigoletto

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 24

Oliver Mears’s Rigoletto finds its stride at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
11 Mar 22 / Opera Online (English)
Royal Opera’s thrilling revival showcases three exceptional Italians
1 Mar 22 / Music OMH
Covent Garden’s ‘Heart of Darkness’ Rigoletto
25 Feb 22 / Opera Today
No punches pulled in an excellent Covent Garden Rigoletto
25 Feb 22 / Bachtrack
Stefano Montanari and his remarkable cast elevate this Rigoletto revival to a superlative level
24 Feb 22 / Seen and Heard
Rigoletto con Salsi, Feola, Demuro
24 Feb 22 / Connessi all'Opera
The Royal Opera’s new Rigoletto has the casting is just right
12 Oct 21 / The Critics' Circle
See it while it’s still hot
30 Sep 21 / The Spectator
Lisette Oropesa è senza ombra di dubbio il pezzo forte del cast
21 Sep 21 / Connessi all'Opera
First new production of Rigoletto in twenty years at the Royal Opera House
20 Sep 21 / Opera Online (English)
One grisly moment aside, Oliver Mears’s first ROH production feels like a straightforward Rigoletto made to last
19 Sep 21 / The Observer
Antonio Pappano, Lisette Oropesa and Carlos Alvarez lead insightful New production
18 Sep 21 / OperaWire
A brilliant new production underlines just how relevant the opera is in today's world
18 Sep 21 / Broadway World
Rigoletto se burla del Covid
17 Sep 21 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Great new production of ‘Rigoletto’ reopens the Royal Opera
15 Sep 21 / The Article
Oropesa is a matchless Gilda in powerful new take on Verdi’s tragedy
15 Sep 21 / The Guardian
A wickedly effective new production
15 Sep 21 / iNews
Orchestra and chorus pass with flying colours, but tradition weighs heavy elsewhere
15 Sep 21 / The Arts Desk
Time will tell if Oliver Mears’s new Rigoletto for the Royal Opera will reveal more
15 Sep 21 / Seen and Heard
A triumphant full reopening of the Royal Opera House
15 Sep 21 / Classical Source
A strangely timeless, but nonetheless comfortingly familiar Rigoletto from The Royal Opera
15 Sep 21 / Music OMH
A superb drama of darkness and light
15 Sep 21 / Opera Today
Oliver Mears’ first production for the Royal Opera succeeds by taking Rigoletto seriously
15 Sep 21 / The Stage
A striking Rigoletto opens Oliver Mears' account at The Royal Opera
15 Sep 21 / Bachtrack
Theodora

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 16

Una Theodora indómita
18 Feb 22 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Récit de spectacle
16 Feb 22 / Opera Online (French)
Dynamitée de l’intérieur
11 Feb 22 / Forum Opéra
Musicalmente parlando, le cose vanno molto meglio per fortuna
11 Feb 22 / Connessi all'Opera
Sublime musicality (and pole dancing) in Handel’s ‘Theodora’
9 Feb 22 / The Article
Katie Mitchell’s perceptive, largely cogent staging of this rarely seen work, performed by a committed cast, allows Handel’s genius to shine through
6 Feb 22 / The Observer
A new and highly innovative Theodora at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
4 Feb 22 / Opera Online (English)
Katie Mitchell scores an unqualified success with her revisionist Handel
4 Feb 22 / Music OMH
Katie Mitchell’s new production is skewed by glib cod-feminism
3 Feb 22 / Independent
A thoughtful and compelling Theodora at the Royal Opera House
3 Feb 22 / Seen and Heard
Bombs, a brothel and a brilliant cast
2 Feb 22 / The Guardian
This isn’t the shocking staging we were promised
2 Feb 22 / iNews
Katie Mitchell's staging of a late Handel oratorio works well, but acting trumps singing
2 Feb 22 / The Arts Desk
Committed performances
2 Feb 22 / The Stage
272 years on, Handel's Theodora comes home to Covent Garden
2 Feb 22 / Bachtrack
Du séisme à la bombe désamorcée
2 Feb 22 / Olyrix
Royal Opera House hires intimacy coordinator for sex scenes
Ita O’Brien is working on a production of Handel’s Theodora to ensure actors feel comfortable during passionate scenes.
‘With the theatrical canon, you have to look the misogyny in the eye’
Katie Mitchell's production of Handel’s Theodora will be the first at the Royal Opera House since its 1750 premiere - but not before Katie Mitchell has gone to battle with the libretto’s misogyny.
Bajazet

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 10

Irish National Opera explore every sizzling note of Vivaldi
13 Feb 22 / The Observer
Bajazet has its Royal Opera House debut after nearly 300 years
10 Feb 22 / Financial Times
Vivaldi at Covent Garden for the first time: Bajazet is gripping from first to last acts
10 Feb 22 / Seen and Heard
Irish National Opera’s Bajazet Comes to the Royal Opera House,
10 Feb 22 / Opera Online (English)
Vivaldi with pure energy – with a sting in its tail
9 Feb 22 / iNews
Bravura and brutality
9 Feb 22 / Opera Today
Vivaldi’s opera is delivered with narrative clarity and expressive power
8 Feb 22 / The Stage
Baroque thrills: Irish National Opera presents Vivaldi's Bajazet at Covent Garden
8 Feb 22 / Bachtrack
Vivaldi’s baroque opera reaches the Royal Opera House
7 Feb 22 / The Guardian
Robust but a bit rough
6 Feb 22 / The Arts Desk
Tosca

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 15

Gheorghiu, Pop, Volle and Armiliato are the stars of a superb revival of The Royal Opera’s Tosca
11 Feb 22 / Seen and Heard
Gheorghiu channels Puccini’s temperamental diva to mark the 30th anniversary of her Royal Opera debut
10 Feb 22 / Music OMH
A patchwork quilt of an evening with Gheorghiu sounding vocally unbalanced
10 Feb 22 / Opera Today
A star is born as Freddie De Tommaso sets the house alight
22 Dec 21 / iNews
Tosca con Pirozzi, De Tommaso e Sgura
20 Dec 21 / Connessi all'Opera
Half Italian, half Tunbridge Wells, Freddie De Tommaso is a sensational Cavaradossi
19 Dec 21 / The Observer
Vivre pour l'art, Mourir pour l'amour
19 Dec 21 / Olyrix
The second cast of Covent Garden’s Tosca lives up to the first
18 Dec 21 / Music OMH
Freddie De Tommaso steals the show
16 Dec 21 / The Stage
Excellent debuts mark Jonathan Kent’s production of Puccini’s political thriller
15 Dec 21 / OperaWire
Excellent revival of Jonathan Kent’s Tosca at the Royal Opera House
15 Dec 21 / Opera Online (English)
Alphas all round for the ‘B Cast’ in ‘Tosca’ at Covent Garden
15 Dec 21 / The Article
Good musical performances in a poor production as Covent Garden revives Tosca
13 Dec 21 / Seen and Heard
There was real-life as well as operatic drama on the stage at the Royal Opera’s first night of Tosca
13 Dec 21 / Music OMH
A couple of Cavaradossis, plus a divine diva
10 Dec 21 / Bachtrack
Young singer saves the day at Royal Opera House
A performance of Tosca at the Royal Opera House was saved from disaster when young singer Freddie De Tommaso stepped up to take a leading role after its star tenor fell ill.
Royal Opera House cancels opening night of ‘Tosca’
The Royal Opera House has canceled the opening night of Puccini’s “Tosca” on Dec. 5 due to technical issues and increased cases of COVID-19.
Le nozze di Figaro

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 12

An evening of pure pleasure
8 Feb 22 / The Critics' Circle
Bodas de Figaro frescas y sin virus
20 Jan 22 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
A fresh feeling revival of David McVicar’s The Marriage of Figaro at the Royal Opera House
14 Jan 22 / Opera Online (English)
Youthful cast brings Mediterranean warmth to the Royal Opera
14 Jan 22 / Music OMH
New to opera? This is a good production to start with
13 Jan 22 / The Jewish Chronicle
Fizzes with Latin temperament
13 Jan 22 / The Stage
Un ottimo inizio in musica per il 2022 con una serata di puro teatro in musica
12 Jan 22 / Connessi all'Opera
Pappano leads Covent Garden’s Le nozze di Figaro and it is a visceral reminder of Mozart’s genius
11 Jan 22 / Seen and Heard
An exceptional, exhilarating revival
11 Jan 22 / iNews
Rising stars have a crazy day: Figaro returns to Covent Garden
11 Jan 22 / Bachtrack
Perfect ensembles and recits with Antonio Pappano's return as conductor and fortepianist
11 Jan 22 / The Arts Desk
A vivacious new cast brings Italian brio to Mozart's comic masterpiece
11 Jan 22 / CultureWhisper
Royal Opera House dedicates ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’ to Bernard Haitink
The company will dedicate the current run of “Le Nozze di Figaro” to his memory and the performance of Jan. 11 will include a personal tribute from Music Director Antonio Pappano.
Jenufa

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 23

A deeply felt production
3 Feb 22 / Opera Journal
Grigorian y Mattila, insuperables
9 Nov 21 / Scherzo
Una Jenůfa pasiva y martirizada
19 Oct 21 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
The wind cries Mary
16 Oct 21 / Leidmotief
Rencontre au sommet entre Asmik et Karita
15 Oct 21 / Forum Opéra
With remarkable performances from Mattila and Grigorian, musically there is no weak link in Royal Opera’s new Jenůfa
13 Oct 21 / Seen and Heard
Al termine applausi incalzanti e qualche standing ovation da parte di una sala gremita
11 Oct 21 / Connessi all'Opera
Intense and redemptive
11 Oct 21 / Planet Hugill
A dismal story transformed into a spectacular opera experience
6 Oct 21 / Brinkwire
An eighteen month delay but worth the wait for Jenůfa at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
4 Oct 21 / Opera Online (English)
Janáček’s rapturous masterpiece and a top cast withstand the Royal Opera’s rigid new production
3 Oct 21 / The Observer
Claus Guth’s masterful staging is here in triumph
3 Oct 21 / Classical Source
A taut and intensive new production from Claus Guth in London
2 Oct 21 / OperaWire
Claus Guth’s phenomenal Jenůfa showcases Asmik Grigorian’s remarkable Covent Garden debut
2 Oct 21 / Seen and Heard
After decades, a welcome return of Jenůfa to Covent Garden
1 Oct 21 / Music OMH
Mattila is formidable in new Janaček staging
30 Sep 21 / The Guardian
Asmik Grigorian carries the force of Greek myth in this flawless staging
30 Sep 21 / iNews
The orchestra under Henrik Nanasi’s direction plays a blinder
30 Sep 21 / Independent
Lithuanian soprano Asmik Grigorian’s Covent Garden debut was eagerly anticipated - and she delivered
30 Sep 21 / Evening Standard
Mattila and Grigorian excel in the Claus Guth’s new production of Jenůfa at Covent Garden
30 Sep 21 / Opera Today
Accomplished performances
30 Sep 21 / The Stage
After 20 years, Jenůfa makes a triumphant return to Covent Garden
30 Sep 21 / Bachtrack
In London sind die Nächte wild
30 Sep 21 / BR Klassik
Nabucco

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 11

Chœurs d'éclats pour coup d'état à Covent Garden
22 Jan 22 / Olyrix
Nabucco a los gritos
21 Jan 22 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Great singing in Verdi’s Nabucco spoilt by a dreary production
19 Jan 22 / The Article
Atmospheric but ambiguous production, given extra weight by cast of rich voices
16 Jan 22 / The Arts Desk
Biblical epic in granite and grey: Nabucco marks The Royal Opera's 75th anniversary
16 Jan 22 / Bachtrack
Life’s hardly a party for Abigaille in The Royal Opera’s revival of Nabucco
24 Dec 21 / Music OMH
Terrific singing elevates a clunky production
23 Dec 21 / Evening Standard
Second revival of Daniele Abbado’s Nabucco at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
23 Dec 21 / Opera Online (English)
Verdi’s first great opera is revived in style
23 Dec 21 / The Stage
Liudmyla Monastyrska is sensational
22 Dec 21 / iNews
Un opera in maschera: vocally, chorally and orchestrally this Covent Garden Nabucco is a triumph
22 Dec 21 / Seen and Heard
Royal Opera House cancels two performances of ‘Nabucco’
The Royal Opera House Covent Garden has been forced to cancel performances of Verdi’s “Nabucco” on Dec. 23 and 28 due to resource challenges caused by the Omicron COVID-19 variant.
Wolf Witch Giant Fairy

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 5

A bite-sized opera for little ears at Linbury Theatre
23 Dec 21 / Bachtrack
Cleverness and magic in abundance in Wolf Witch Giant Fairy
22 Dec 21 / Opera Online (English)
Beguiling
21 Dec 21 / The Stage
Endearing family folk opera with an ageless streak
20 Dec 21 / The Guardian
The ultimate children's storybook on stage has all our favourite characters
19 Dec 21 / CultureWhisper
Macbeth

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 15

Keenlyside's Macbeth is never less than fascinating
30 Nov 21 / The Critics' Circle
First class revival of Phyllida Lloyd’s Macbeth at the Royal Opera House
24 Nov 21 / Opera Online (English)
Sound and fury in Phyllida Lloyd’s version of the Scottish play – and signifying plenty
23 Nov 21 / OperaWire
Anna Pirozzi, Simon Keenlyside and numerous witches jostle for power at Covent Garden
22 Nov 21 / The Observer
Al termine, accoglienza calorosa per tutti gli interpreti
22 Nov 21 / Connessi all'Opera
Retour de Macbeth au Royal Opera House
21 Nov 21 / Olyrix
Anna Pirozzi’s Lady Macbeth was a musical performance to rival the best heard here in recent years
20 Nov 21 / Classical Source
Covent Garden’s Macbeth is back in all its bloody glory
20 Nov 21 / Music OMH
Outstanding performances in an imaginative production
18 Nov 21 / Evening Standard
A strong ensemble for Verdi’s tragedy, but Simon Keenlyside dominates
18 Nov 21 / The Arts Desk
Phyllida Lloyd’s fine revival has darkly austere magnificence
18 Nov 21 / Independent
The Royal Opera’s Macbeth captures the spirit of Shakespeare’s tragedy, funnelled through Verdi’s genius
18 Nov 21 / Seen and Heard
Phyllida Lloyd’s epic adaptation of Verdi’s powerhouse is back and looking better than ever
18 Nov 21 / iNews
Consistent dramatic momentum
18 Nov 21 / The Stage
Anna Pirozzi's bravura Lady Macbeth lights up Covent Garden
18 Nov 21 / Bachtrack
Simon Keenlyside: singing Verdi’s Macbeth
Verdi’s opera is not Shakespeare’s play set to music. It’s a different, but equally beautiful, tangle of colour and emotion, and its lead role is one I am still – after many years – getting to grips with.
La Traviata

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 14

A heart-rending triumph but where’s the risk-taking?
6 Nov 21 / iNews
I’ve rarely heard a Covent Garden crowd explode like they did at Royal Opera's latest Violetta
5 Nov 21 / The Spectator
Lisette Oropesa brings new life to Verdi’s most renowned opera, La Traviata
5 Nov 21 / Brinkwire
La produzione di Eyre questa volta prende nuova linfa principalmente grazie a Lisette Oropesa
5 Nov 21 / Connessi all'Opera
Lisette Oropesa Dazzles as Violetta in La traviata at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
3 Nov 21 / Opera Online (English)
La traviata is revived once more, with many casts
3 Nov 21 / Music OMH
The father of all Germonts dazzles at Covent Garden
31 Oct 21 / The Observer
Oropesa breathes new life into Verdi's most popular opera
30 Oct 21 / Express
Lisette Oropesa’s Violetta makes this umpteeenth revival of the Royal Opera’s La traviata unmissable
30 Oct 21 / Seen and Heard
Lisette Oropesa and Liparit Avetisyan once again display their compatibility as stage partners and vocally
30 Oct 21 / Classical Source
A standing ovation for Lisette Oropesa in the Royal Opera House’s revival of La traviata
30 Oct 21 / Opera Today
La traviata – Three sopranos’ views
As the Royal Opera revives its production of La traviata we talk to three of the leading ladies about their take on the role of Violetta.
Everything is in the music
Conductor Antonello Manacorda on returning to La Traviata at Covent Garden, balancing concert work and opera, and music-making being a journey rather than a single event.
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Performance schedule
Schönberg
12 to 28 May 2022
Stravinsky
12 to 28 May 2022
Saint-Saens
26 May to 19 Jun 2022
Puccini
14 Jun to 6 Jul 2022
Coult
23 Jun 2022
Mozart
25 Jun to 9 Jul 2022
Mascagni
5 to 20 Jul 2022
Leoncavallo
5 to 20 Jul 2022
Bowler
5 to 11 Jul 2022
Verdi
12 to 24 Jul 2022
Verdi
19 to 22 Jul 2022
Mozart
8 to 26 Sep 2022
Strauss, R
9 Sep to 1 Oct 2022
Verdi
25 Sep 2022 to 1 Jun 2023
Leith
7 to 11 Oct 2022
Puccini
14 Oct to 17 Nov 2022
Handel
8 to 24 Nov 2022
Britten
13 to 22 Nov 2022
Puccini
28 Nov to 21 Dec 2022
Mozart
16 Dec 2022 to 28 Jan 2023
Irvine
15 to 19 Jan 2023
Wagner
29 Jan to 16 Feb 2023
Rossini
2 Feb to 6 Mar 2023
Dvorak
21 Feb to 7 Mar 2023
Puccini
10 Mar to 13 Apr 2023
Saariaho
17 Apr to 4 May 2023
Handel
20 Apr to 6 May 2023
Berg
19 May to 7 Jun 2023
Verdi
2 Jun to 2 Jul 2023
Massenet
20 Jun to 4 Jul 2023
El-Turk
28 to 30 Jun 2023
Verdi
30 Jun to 15 Jul 2023
Mozart
8 to 22 Jul 2023

News & Articles

Royal Opera House announces cinema season for 2022-23
Seven productions will feature in the company's “biggest Cinema Season ever.”
24 May 2022 / OperaWire
Royal Opera House to introduce age-rating to productions
The guidance, which is likely to involve age categories of 8, 12, 15, 16 and 18, will be used across all performances from September.
20 May 2022 / Broadway World
Royal Opera House’s 2022-23 season
The Royal Opera House has announced its 2022-23 season which will feature 20 new productions, nine world premieres, and three UK premieres.
7 Apr 2022 / OperaWire
Kurt Cobain’s final days to be dramatised by Royal Opera House
Last Days, adapted from acclaimed 2005 film, ‘plunges into the torment’ of Nirvana singer before death in 1994.
7 Apr 2022 / The Guardian
Royal Opera House hires intimacy coordinator for sex scenes
Ita O’Brien is working on a production of Handel’s Theodora to ensure actors feel comfortable during passionate scenes.
30 Jan 2022 / The Guardian