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Royal Opera: Death In VeniceRoyal Opera: Death In VeniceRoyal Opera: Death In VeniceDavid McVicar directs a brand new Royal Opera House production based on Britten's opera about an older writer who becomes obsessed with a young man. Mark Padmore and Gerald Finley feature in the ensemble cast of this major new production of Death in Venice. In this atmospheric staging, Vicki Mortimer's spectacular set, complete with a Venetian gond2019-11-21T00:00:00+00002019-12-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera - English opera
PRICING  £100-£125
DATES  Running from  Thursday 21st November 2019untilFriday 6th December 2019
David McVicar directs a brand new Royal Opera House production based on Britten's opera about an older writer who becomes obsessed with a young man. Mark Padmo... More about this event
 
The Royal Opera: Don PasqualeThe Royal Opera: Don PasqualeThe Royal Opera: Don PasqualeThe Royal Opera presents a new production of Donizetti's comedy, Don Pasquale, a domestic drama about a wealthy old bachelor played by Welsh bass-baritone and Royal Opera favourite Bryn Terfel who makes his debut in the role. Italian director Damiano Michieletto, known for his modern stagings, is at the helm of this co-production between The Royal 2019-10-19T00:00:00+01002019-11-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera
DATES  14th October to 2nd November 2019
The Royal Opera presents a new production of Donizetti's comedy, Don Pasquale, a domestic drama about a wealthy old bachelor played by Welsh bass-baritone and ... More about this event
 
Royal Ballet: ManonRoyal Ballet: ManonRoyal Ballet: ManonKenneth MacMillan's Manon, which had its premiere in 1974, has been revived every few years for over 40 years and the Royal Ballet, the company he directed from 1970 for seven years, opening its 2019/2020 season with this modern masterpiece. The tragic love story of Manon Lescaut and Des Grieux, based on the novel by French writer Abbe Prevost, is 2019-10-19T13:30:00+01002019-11-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballet
PRICING  £5-£110
DATES  2nd October to 6th November 2019
Kenneth MacMillan's Manon, which had its premiere in 1974, has been revived every few years for over 40 years and the Royal Ballet, the company he directed fro... More about this event
 
Opera DotsOpera DotsLiterary & Education, Music Workshop.2019-10-21T10:30:00+01002019-11-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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Opera Dots
 
Royal Ballet: Concerto, Enigma, & Raymonda Act IIIRoyal Ballet: Concerto, Enigma, & Raymonda Act IIIPavel Sorokin conducts a live orchestra as the ensemble performs works by MacMillan and Ashton plus a lesser-known Petipa.2019-10-22T19:30:00+01002019-12-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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Royal Ballet: Concerto, Enigma, & Raymonda Act III
 
Every Body Can Dance: Join #WorldBalletDay 2019Every Body Can Dance: Join #WorldBalletDay 20192019-10-23T10:00:00+01002019-10-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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Every Body Can Dance: Join #WorldBalletDay 2019
 
The Future Bursts InThe Future Bursts InAmala Dianor, Jacobbson & Caley and Merce Cunningham present a triple bill of dance pieces that constantly push the frontiers of contemporary dance: Dianor's Somewhere In The Middle Of Infinity, Jacobbson & Caley's re-imagined piece For Four Walls and Cunningham's 1975 piece, Sounddance.2019-10-24T19:45:00+01002019-10-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Linbury Theatre,   Bow Street  Covent Garden    WC2E 9DD
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The Future Bursts In
 
Royal Opera House: Family SundayRoyal Opera House: Family SundayRoyal Opera House: Family SundayOne Sunday a month the Royal Opera House opens its doors to families offering the next generation of opera and ballet fans a chance to peek behind the scenes. These Family Sundays are aimed at children aged 3 to 10, giving them a chance to meet characters from current opera and ballet productions, enjoy live performances and demonstrations and get 2019-10-27T00:00:00+01002019-10-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Kids Events
PRICING  £8-£10
DATES  Sunday 27th October 2019
One Sunday a month the Royal Opera House opens its doors to families offering the next generation of opera and ballet fans a chance to peek behind the scenes. ... More about this event
 
Family SundaysFamily SundaysLiterary & Education, Craft Workshop.2019-10-27T11:00:00+00002019-12-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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Family Sundays
 
Ballet DotsBallet DotsDance, Ballet.2019-10-28T10:30:00+00002019-12-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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Royal Opera: The Magic FluteRoyal Opera: The Magic FluteRoyal Opera: The Magic FluteDavid McVicar's classic production of Mozart's The Magic Flute gives the traditionalist's take on the magical fable and has proved highly popular. No wonder, then, that the Royal Opera House production, first seen in 2003, is revived for a seventh time. David McVicar's direction combines with beautiful designs by John Macfarlane - note the "back ma2019-11-01T19:30:00+00002019-11-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera - German opera
PRICING  £59-£195
DATES  1st to 27th November 2019
David McVicar's classic production of Mozart's The Magic Flute gives the traditionalist's take on the magical fable and has proved highly popular. No wonder, t... More about this event
 
Northern Ballet: The Kingdom Of Back, Mamela & The Shape Of SoundNorthern Ballet: The Kingdom Of Back, Mamela & The Shape Of SoundThe ensemble performs three short ballets: Morgann Runacre-Temple's funny and moving Kingdom Of Back, Mlindi Kulashe's debut work Mamela and Kenneth Tindall's abstract work The Shape Of Sound.2019-11-05T19:30:00+00002019-11-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Linbury Theatre,   Bow Street  Covent Garden    WC2E 9DD
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Northern Ballet: The Kingdom Of Back, Mamela & The Shape Of Sound
 
Northern Ballet: DraculaNorthern Ballet: DraculaNorthern Ballet: DraculaNorthern Ballet's adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula comes to the Royal Opera House but before it does it's screened live in cinemas on 31st October especially for Halloween. David Nixon's take on the Gothic creation reveals how the legendary vampire travels to England after becoming transfixed by a vision of Mina Murray, the innocent young fiance2019-11-07T19:30:00+00002020-01-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballet
PRICING  £8-£145
DATES  7th November 2019 to 16th January 2020
Northern Ballet's adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula comes to the Royal Opera House but before it does it's screened live in cinemas on 31st October especiall... More about this event
 
The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping BeautyThe Royal Ballet: The Sleeping BeautyThe Royal Ballet: The Sleeping BeautyThe Sleeping Beauty holds a special place in The Royal Ballet's history - it was the first production at its new home in Covent Garden after World War II, and Margot Fonteyn danced the lead role. In this production, over 70 years after it was first staged, the classical beauty of Marius Petipa's original choreography presents an enchanted world of 2019-11-07T00:00:00+00002020-01-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballet
PRICING  £8-£145
DATES  7th November 2019 to 16th January 2020
The Sleeping Beauty holds a special place in The Royal Ballet's history - it was the first production at its new home in Covent Garden after World War II, and ... More about this event
 
Royal Ballet: The Sleeping BeautyRoyal Ballet: The Sleeping BeautyPetipa's classic ballet, a long-time part of the Royal Ballet's repertoire and accruing additional choreography by Ashton, Dowell and Wheeldon along the way, is set to Tchaikovsky's music performed by a full orchestra.2019-11-07T19:30:00+00002020-01-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
 
Northern Ballet: Little Red Riding HoodNorthern Ballet: Little Red Riding HoodMariana Rodrigues's retelling of the classic fairy tale suitable for children.2019-11-08T12:30:00+00002019-11-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Linbury Theatre,   Bow Street  Covent Garden    WC2E 9DD
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Northern Ballet: Little Red Riding Hood
 
Royal Opera House: Family SundayRoyal Opera House: Family SundayRoyal Opera House: Family SundayOne Sunday a month the Royal Opera House opens its doors to families offering the next generation of opera and ballet fans a chance to peek behind the scenes. These Family Sundays are aimed at children aged 3 to 10, giving them a chance to meet characters from current opera and ballet productions, enjoy live performances and demonstrations and get 2019-11-10T00:00:00+00002019-11-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Kids Events
PRICING  £8-£10
DATES  Sunday 10th November 2019
One Sunday a month the Royal Opera House opens its doors to families offering the next generation of opera and ballet fans a chance to peek behind the scenes. ... More about this event
 
The Royal Ballet: CoppeliaThe Royal Ballet: CoppeliaCoppelia, first staged by Ninette de Valois, founder of The Royal Ballet, in 1954 has not been staged at the Royal Opera House since 2005. The charming 19th-century ballet - based on E.T.A Hoffman's story Der Sandmann -"plays with notions of realness and artificiality" (The Guardian). It tells the story of toymaker Dr Coppelius who brings a mechani2019-11-28T00:00:00+00002020-01-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballet
PRICING  £5-£120
DATES  28th November 2019 to 7th January 2020
Coppelia, first staged by Ninette de Valois, founder of The Royal Ballet, in 1954 has not been staged at the Royal Opera House since 2005. The charming 19th-ce... More about this event
 
Royal Ballet: CoppeliaRoyal Ballet: CoppeliaDame Ninette De Valois's choreography, after Lev Ivanov and Enrico Cechetti, is set to Delibes's music and tells the story of a young man's infatuation with a mechanical doll.2019-11-28T19:30:00+00002020-01-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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Royal Ballet: Coppelia
 
Royal Opera House: Family SundayRoyal Opera House: Family SundayRoyal Opera House: Family SundayOne Sunday a month the Royal Opera House opens its doors to families offering the next generation of opera and ballet fans a chance to peek behind the scenes. These Family Sundays are aimed at children aged 3 to 10, giving them a chance to meet characters from current opera and ballet productions, enjoy live performances and demonstrations and get 2019-12-08T00:00:00+00002019-12-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Kids Events
PRICING  £8-£10
DATES  Sunday 8th December 2019
One Sunday a month the Royal Opera House opens its doors to families offering the next generation of opera and ballet fans a chance to peek behind the scenes. ... More about this event
 
Royal Opera: OtelloRoyal Opera: OtelloKeith Warner conducts Verdi's operatic interpretation of Shakespeare's tragedy, with a full orchestra conducted by Antonio Pappano. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.2019-12-09T19:30:00+00002019-12-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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Royal Opera: Otello
 
Royal Opera: La TraviataRoyal Opera: La TraviataRoyal Opera: La TraviataRichard Eyre's production of La Traviata, celebrating its 25th anniversary, is a well-rehearsed formula for the Royal Opera but time after time it draws the crowds with the promise of pure spectacle. Verdi's music takes audiences to the heart of Violetta's world as she gives up her wild lifestyle for love and makes the ultimate sacrifice. There's r2019-12-17T00:00:00+00002020-03-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera - Italian opera
PRICING  £11-£225
DATES  17th December 2019 to 23rd March 2020
Richard Eyre's production of La Traviata, celebrating its 25th anniversary, is a well-rehearsed formula for the Royal Opera but time after time it draws the cr... More about this event
 
Royal Opera: La BohemeRoyal Opera: La BohemeRoyal Opera: La BohemeRichard Jones's sensitive production of Puccini's passionate opera about a Parisian courtesan replaces John Copley's previous 1974 production for the Royal Opera (which was in the repertory for 41 years). "Jones takes a work by the scruff of its neck and makes of it something startlingly new" said the Independent reviewer, following the premiere in2020-01-10T00:00:00+00002020-02-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera - Italian opera
PRICING  £7-£230
DATES  10th January to 13th February 2020
Richard Jones's sensitive production of Puccini's passionate opera about a Parisian courtesan replaces John Copley's previous 1974 production for the Royal Ope... More about this event
 
ElektraElektra2020-06-21T14:00:00+01002020-06-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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Halloween at Covent Garden
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Seasonal | Until 3rd November 2019 

Covent Garden Piazza 2 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

Covent Garden is getting in the spirit of things for Halloween and bringing a giant pumpkin to the covered market. ...More

 
Where's Wally: The Big Museum Hunt
Kids Events | Until 27th October 2019 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

Children are invited to join in on a special Play Trail this half term with Where's Wally? The Big Museum ...More

Hidden London: The Exhibition
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Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2021 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

Experience an 'abandoned' Tube station and discover stories about Churchill in the Blitz at the London Transport Museum's exhibition, Hidden ...More

 
Untangling the Tracks
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Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2020 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

The London Transport Museum looks at the history of the Thameslink train line with its new exhibition, Untangling the Tracks. ...More

 
Future Engineers
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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2020 

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

 
Matilda The Musical
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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

 
Blank
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The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

Staged in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Clean Break theatre company, which works with women affected by the criminal ...More

School of Rock
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Theatre | Until 5th January 2020 

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

 
Experimental Negroni Club
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Exhibitions | Until 21st October 2019 

Henrietta Hotel 3 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

Celebrating 100 years of the Negroni, Henrietta Hotel in Covent Garden has created the Experimental Negroni Club, a month-long pop-up ...More

 
Waitress
Waitress
Theatre | Until 28th March 2020 

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

 

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