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Margot Fonteyn: A CelebrationMargot Fonteyn: A CelebrationMargot Fonteyn: A CelebrationFor one night only in June, The Royal Ballet pays tribute to its Prima Ballerina Assoluta, Dame Margot Fonteyn, with a special programme of works celebrating the centenary of her birth. Margot Fonteyn: A Celebration includes a performance of The Firebird, one of her signature ballets, alongside other works closely associated with the accomplished p2019-06-08T00:00:00+01002019-06-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballet
PRICING  £5-£125
DATES  Running from  Saturday 8th June 2019untilSaturday 8th June 2019
For one night only in June, The Royal Ballet pays tribute to its Prima Ballerina Assoluta, Dame Margot Fonteyn, with a special programme of works celebrating t... More about this event
 
Muziektheater Transparant: The Diary Of One Who DisappearedMuziektheater Transparant: The Diary Of One Who DisappearedIvo van Hove's staging of Janacek's song cycle which tells the story of a boy who falls in love with a gypsy girl and decides to leave his family and village for her. Sung in Czech with English surtitles.2019-06-05T00:00:00+01002019-06-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Linbury Theatre,   Bow Street  Covent Garden    WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera
DATES  Running from  Wednesday 5th June 2019untilSaturday 8th June 2019
VENUE  Linbury Theatre 
Ivo van Hove's staging of Janacek's song cycle which tells the story of a boy who falls in love with a gypsy girl and decides to leave his family and village f... More about this event
 
Royal Opera: Jette Parker Young Artists: PhaedraRoyal Opera: Jette Parker Young Artists: PhaedraRoyal Opera: Jette Parker Young Artists: PhaedraHans Werner Henze's final opera, Phaedra, is brought to life by the Royal Opera's Jette Parker Young Artists and is performed by professionals at the start of their careers who have been working on the Royal Opera House programme for two years. Staged in the Linbury Theatre, the production re-imagines the Classical myth of Phaedra and her stepson H2019-05-15T00:00:00+01002019-05-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Linbury Theatre,   Bow Street  Covent Garden    WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera - German opera
DATES  Running from  Wednesday 15th May 2019untilMonday 20th May 2019
VENUE  Linbury Theatre 
Hans Werner Henze's final opera, Phaedra, is brought to life by the Royal Opera's Jette Parker Young Artists and is performed by professionals at the start of ... More about this event
 
Royal Ballet: Within The Golden Hour / New Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui / Flight PatternRoyal Ballet: Within The Golden Hour / New Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui / Flight PatternA triple of bill of recent works by Wheeldon and Pite, plus a brand new piece by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.2019-05-08T00:00:00+01002019-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballet
PRICING  £3-£55
DATES  Running from  Wednesday 8th May 2019untilTuesday 21st May 2019
A triple of bill of recent works by Wheeldon and Pite, plus a brand new piece by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.... More about this event
 
Royal Opera: Boris GodunovRoyal Opera: Boris GodunovRichard Jones's production of Musorgsky's magnificent opera staring Bryn Terfel as the tormented Tsar Boris comes to the Royal Opera House this summer. Based on Pushkin's 1831 play, Boris Godunov tells the story of a 16th century ruler who loves his children and his people, but whose thirst for power has led him to commit a terrible crime. Musorgsk2019-06-19T00:00:00+01002019-07-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera
PRICING  £12-£250, phone for availability
DATES  Running from  Wednesday 19th June 2019untilWednesday 3rd July 2019
Richard Jones's production of Musorgsky's magnificent opera staring Bryn Terfel as the tormented Tsar Boris comes to the Royal Opera House this summer. Based o... More about this event
 
Royal Opera: Andrea ChenierRoyal Opera: Andrea ChenierFirst staged here at the Royal Opera House four years ago, David McVicar's production of Umberto Giordano's opera is set against the backdrop of the French Revolution. Andrea Chenier, Giordano's passionate drama of liberty and love, is based loosely on the life of the eponymous French poet. Reviewing the 2015 staging in the Telegraph, Rupert Christ2019-05-20T00:00:00+01002019-06-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera - Italian opera
PRICING  £9-£190
DATES  Running from  Monday 20th May 2019untilSunday 9th June 2019
First staged here at the Royal Opera House four years ago, David McVicar's production of Umberto Giordano's opera is set against the backdrop of the French Rev... More about this event
 
Royal Opera: The Marriage Of FigaroRoyal Opera: The Marriage Of FigaroDavid McVicar's production of Mozart's comic opera of intrigue, misunderstanding and forgiveness starring Christian Gerhaher and Simon Keenlyside. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.2019-06-29T00:00:00+01002019-07-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera - Italian opera
PRICING  £8-£185, phone for availability
DATES  Running from  Saturday 29th June 2019untilSunday 21st July 2019
David McVicar's production of Mozart's comic opera of intrigue, misunderstanding and forgiveness starring Christian Gerhaher and Simon Keenlyside. Sung in Ital... More about this event
 
Royal Ballet: Romeo and JulietRoyal Ballet: Romeo and JulietRoyal Ballet: Romeo and JulietKenneth MacMillan's ballet version of Romeo and Juliet, adapted from Shakespeare's romantic tragedy, set to Prokofiev's music has become one of the most popular works in the Royal Ballet's repertoire. His brilliant choreography first burst onto the stage in 1965 with Margaret Fonteyn and Rudolph Nureyev in the title roles. Set against the backgroun2019-04-18T00:00:00+01002019-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballet
PRICING  £8-£130
DATES  Tuesday 26th March 2019toTuesday 11th June 2019
Kenneth MacMillan's ballet version of Romeo and Juliet, adapted from Shakespeare's romantic tragedy, set to Prokofiev's music has become one of the most popula... More about this event
 
Isango Ensemble: SS Mendi: Dancing The Death DrillIsango Ensemble: SS Mendi: Dancing The Death DrillIsango Ensemble: SS Mendi: Dancing The Death DrillMark Dornford-May directs this re-telling of the tragic fate of the SS Mendi in 1917, which killed 616 South Africans and 30 of the ship's crew. Performed at The Royal Opera's Linbury Theatre, the piece is based on the book Dancing the Death Drill by Fred Khumalo (adapted by Obisesan) and is a powerful and moving requiem inspired by a real-life tra2019-04-18T19:45:00+01002019-05-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Linbury Theatre,   Bow Street  Covent Garden    WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera - English opera
PRICING  £7-£35
DATES  18th April to 4th May 2019
VENUE  Linbury Theatre 
Mark Dornford-May directs this re-telling of the tragic fate of the SS Mendi in 1917, which killed 616 South Africans and 30 of the ship's crew. Performed at T... More about this event
 
Royal Opera: FaustRoyal Opera: FaustRoyal Opera: FaustDavid McVicar's "smashing" (Telegraph) production of Gounod's popular opera, first seen at the Royal Opera House in 2004, follows ageing philosopher Faust, who bargains his soul with the devil for youth and the love of the beautiful Marguerite. McVicar's lavish staging sets the action in the Paris of the early 1870s, on the eve of the Franco-Prussi2019-04-18T19:00:00+01002019-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera - French opera
PRICING  £42-£210
DATES  11th Apr, 15th Apr, 18th Apr, 25th Apr, 30th Apr, 3rd May and 6th May 2019 - 7pm
David McVicar's "smashing" (Telegraph) production of Gounod's popular opera, first seen at the Royal Opera House in 2004, follows ageing philosopher Faust, who... More about this event
 
Isango Ensemble: A Man Of Good HopeIsango Ensemble: A Man Of Good HopeIsango Ensemble: A Man Of Good HopeBased on Jonny Steinberg's book, A Man of Good Hope tells the true story of a young refugee's journey through Africa. Directed by Mark Dornford-May, Artistic Director of the award-winning South African theatre company Isango Ensemble, the show - part opera, part musical - is staged for the first time in the Linbury Theatre. It received its UK premi2019-04-20T19:45:00+01002019-05-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Linbury Theatre,   Bow Street  Covent Garden    WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera - English opera
PRICING  £7-£35
DATES  16th April to 4th May 2019
VENUE  Linbury Theatre 
Based on Jonny Steinberg's book, A Man of Good Hope tells the true story of a young refugee's journey through Africa. Directed by Mark Dornford-May, Artistic D... More about this event
 
Royal Opera: La Forza Del DestinoRoyal Opera: La Forza Del DestinoRoyal Opera: La Forza Del DestinoAntonio Pappano conducts the revised version of Forza, in which Verdi's opera has a less melodramatic ending, in a Royal Opera House production. With beautiful arias such as Leonora's 'Pace, pace mio Dio!' Christof Loy directs a colourful production where personal dramas play out against a background of war. Starring Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann a2019-04-22T18:30:00+01002019-04-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera - Italian opera
PRICING  £13–£285
DATES  21st March to 22nd April 2019
Antonio Pappano conducts the revised version of Forza, in which Verdi's opera has a less melodramatic ending, in a Royal Opera House production. With beautiful... More about this event
 
Royal Opera: Billy BuddRoyal Opera: Billy BuddRoyal Opera: Billy BuddIn a co-production with Teatro Real Madrid and Opera di Roma, Royal Opera presents Deborah Warner's staging of Britten's all-male opera following three new recruits who join the warship HMS Indomitable. New recruit Billy Budd is instantly popular with the crew but he soon becomes the focus of the Master-of-Arms John Claggart's obsession and hatred,2019-04-23T19:30:00+01002019-05-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera - English opera
PRICING  £96-£125
DATES  23rd Apr, 29th Apr, 7th May and 10th May 2019 - 7.30pm
In a co-production with Teatro Real Madrid and Opera di Roma, Royal Opera presents Deborah Warner's staging of Britten's all-male opera following three new rec... More about this event
 
Within the Golden Hour / New Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui / Flight PatternWithin the Golden Hour / New Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui / Flight PatternThe contemporary face of The Royal Ballet is put forward with revivals of works by Christopher Wheeldon and Crystal Pite and a world premiere by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. Christopher Wheeldon's Within the Golden Hour, created for San Francisco Ballet in 2008 and first performed by The Royal Ballet in 2016, is based around seven couples and includes "la2019-05-08T00:00:00+01002019-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballet
PRICING  £4-£67
DATES  8th to 21st May 2019
The contemporary face of The Royal Ballet is put forward with revivals of works by Christopher Wheeldon and Crystal Pite and a world premiere by Sidi Larbi Che... More about this event
 
Yorke Dance Project 20th Anniversary CelebrationsYorke Dance Project 20th Anniversary CelebrationsYolande Yorke-Edgell's touring company celebrates 20 years with performances of four ballets by Kenneth MacMillan, Robert Cohan, Sophia Stoller and Yorke-Edgell.2019-05-14T18:30:00+01002019-05-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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Yorke Dance Project 20th Anniversary Celebrations
 
Cas Public: 9Cas Public: 9The Canadian company uses dancer Cai Glover's hearing impairment as a point of inspiration in this new work for both children and adults.2019-05-25T14:45:00+01002019-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Linbury Theatre,   Bow Street  Covent Garden    WC2E 9DD
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Cas Public: 9
 
Royal Opera: ToscaRoyal Opera: ToscaJonathan Kent's thrilling production of Puccini's impassioned opera about an escaped political prisoner, Cesare Angelotti, who hopes to evade the clutches of the chief of police, Baron Scarpia, with the help of his painter friend Cavaradossi. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.2019-05-27T19:30:00+01002019-06-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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Royal Opera: Tosca
 
Royal Ballet: The Firebird / A Month In The Country / Symphony In CRoyal Ballet: The Firebird / A Month In The Country / Symphony In CA triple bill of ballet classics with a Russian flavour from Fokine, Ashton and Balanchine.2019-06-04T19:30:00+01002019-06-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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Royal Ballet: The Firebird / A Month In The Country / Symphony In C
 
Ballet BlackBallet BlackA mixed programme of ballets, including Cathy Marston's The Suit and a new ballet to be announced.2019-06-13T19:45:00+01002019-06-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Linbury Theatre,   Bow Street  Covent Garden    WC2E 9DD
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Royal Opera: CarmenRoyal Opera: CarmenBarrie Kosky's production of Bizet's most renowned opera about the seductive Carmen and Don Jose, the army corporal who falls under her spell with drastic consequences. Sung in French with English surtitles.2019-06-22T12:00:00+01002019-07-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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Royal Opera: Carmen
 
 
 

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Isango Ensemble: SS Mendi: Dancing The Death Drill
Isango Ensemble: SS Mendi: Dancing The Death Drill
Concerts | Until 4th May 2019 

Linbury Theatre

Mark Dornford-May directs this re-telling of the tragic fate of the SS Mendi in 1917, which killed 616 South Africans ...More

 
Future Engineers
Future Engineers
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2020 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

Explore the world of transport engineering in the Future Engineers gallery, a permanent display at the London Transport Museum since ...More

 
The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019: London Stories
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Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019 displays 100 shortlisted competition entries as chosen by an independent panel of judges. Taking ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 24th May 2020 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
Sweet Charity
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Theatre | Until 8th June 2019 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

Anne-Marie Duff makes her musical theatre debut as Charity, reuniting with Josie Rourke for her farewell production as she departs ...More

 
School of Rock
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Theatre | Until 20th October 2019 

New London Theatre 3 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
Bejewelled: Badges, Brotherhood And Identity
Exhibitions | Until 24th August 2019 

Library & Museum Of Freemasonry 3 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

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Waitress
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Theatre | Until 19th October 2019 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 3rd May 2020 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

Award-winning company Theatre Mischief presents a hilarious play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society staging a murder mystery, which is beset ...More

The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 29th September 2019 

The Lyceum Theatre 4 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 

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