Royal Opera House

Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House aims to enrich people’s lives through opera and ballet. Home to two of the world’s great artistic companies, The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet, who both perform with the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, we seek to be always accessible and engaging, to develop audiences across the UK and to break new ground in the presentation of lyric theatre. The Royal Opera, under the direction of Antonio Pappano, is one of the world’s leading opera companies. The Royal Ballet's extensive repertory embraces 19th-century classics, the singular legacy of works by Founder Choreographer Frederick Ashton and Principal Choreographer Kenneth MacMillan and a compelling new canon by Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor, Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon and Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett.

Productions

Cavalleria rusticana
Director
Damiano Michieletto
Pietro Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana (Rustic Chivalry) and Ruggero Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci (The Players) are today Italian opera’s most famous...
Concerto/Enigma Variations/Raymonda Act III
Director
Kenneth MacMillan, Marius Petipa, Frederick Ashton
From The Royal Ballet’s classical origins in the works of Petipa, to the home-grown choreographers who put British ballet on the world stage, this...
Coppélia
Director
Ninette de Valois
A classic returns to the Royal Ballet repertory with Ninette de Valois’ charming and funny Coppélia, a story of love, mischief and mechanical dolls....
Dances at a Gathering
Director
Jerome Robbins, Cathy Marston
Cathy Marston has previously been an Associate Artist of the Royal Opera House and Director of Bern Ballett, and is much in demand internationally....
Don Giovanni
Director
Kasper Holten
The second of Mozart’s landmark collaborations with librettist Lorenzo da Ponte in which the impulsive, charismatic serial seducer Don Giovanni...

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