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Alexander Whitley Dance Company: New WorkAlexander Whitley Dance Company: New WorkThe choreographer presents a piece responding to Frederick Ashton's ballet, Sylvia. With music by Bryce Dessner.2017-11-23T18:30:00+00002017-12-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House, † Bow Street† † † WC2E 9DD
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Alexander Whitley Dance Company: New Work
The Royal Ballet: SylviaThe Royal Ballet: SylviaFrederick Ashton's full-length classical ballet inspired by the story of the nymph and the shepherd Aminta, set to Leo Delibes's score conducted by Simon Hewett.2017-11-23T19:30:00+00002017-12-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House, † Bow Street† † † WC2E 9DD
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The Royal Ballet: Sylvia
Lucia Di LammermoorLucia Di LammermoorLucia Di LammermoorAt its debut last year Katie Mitchell's new staging of Donizetti's tragic masterpiece Lucia di Lammermoor really divided the critics. Fiona Maddocks writing for The Guardian gave it four stars, in the same paper Charlotte Higgins called it "an incredibly powerful production" with "extraordinary performances from the cast", while The Telegraph's Rup2017-11-23T00:00:00+00002017-11-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House, † Bow Street† † † WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera - Italian opera
PRICING£10-£190
DATES30th October to 27th November 2017
At its debut last year Katie Mitchell's new staging of Donizetti's tragic masterpiece Lucia di Lammermoor really divided the critics. Fiona Maddocks writing fo...†More about this event
Concerto / Le Baiser de la fee / Elite SyncopationsConcerto / Le Baiser de la fee / Elite SyncopationsConcerto / Le Baiser de la fee / Elite SyncopationsThe Royal Ballet celebrates the work of the late great British choreographer Kenneth MacMillan with three mixed programmes that bring together the UK‚€™s five leading ballet companies, a fitting way to mark the 25th anniversary of his death. The first mixed bill pairs two of MacMillan's sunniest ballets with a new production of his dark, classical 2017-11-23T00:00:00+00002018-05-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House, † Bow Street† † † WC2E 9DD
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballet
PRICING£4-£55
DATES18th October 2017 to 11th May 2018
The Royal Ballet celebrates the work of the late great British choreographer Kenneth MacMillan with three mixed programmes that bring together the UK‚€™s five ...†More about this event
Royal Opera: Lucia Di LammermoorRoyal Opera: Lucia Di LammermoorKatie Mitchell directs Donizetti's opera of a woman forced to breaking point. The orchestra is conducted by Michele Mariotti and the cast includes Lisette Oropesa, Charles Castronovo and Christopher Maltman. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.2017-11-24T19:15:00+00002017-11-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House, † Bow Street† † † WC2E 9DD
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Royal Opera: Lucia Di Lammermoor
Royal Opera: SemiramideRoyal Opera: SemiramideDavid Alden directs Rossini's epic tragedy based on a story by Voltaire with a cast including Joyce DiDonato, Ildebrando D'Arcangelo, Daniela Barcellona and Lawrence Brownlee. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.2017-11-25T18:30:00+00002017-12-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House, † Bow Street† † † WC2E 9DD
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Royal Opera: Semiramide
Royal Opera: Cavalleria Rusticana / PagliacciRoyal Opera: Cavalleria Rusticana / PagliacciDamiano Michieletto's Olivier Award-winning productions of Mascagni and Leoncavallo's one-act operas, conducted by Daniel Oren, and with casts featuring Elina Garanca, Bryan Hymel, Fabio Sartori, Simon Keenlyside and Carmen Giannattasio.2017-11-29T12:00:00+00002018-01-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House, † Bow Street† † † WC2E 9DD
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Royal Opera: Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci
The Royal Ballet: The NutcrackerThe Royal Ballet: The NutcrackerThe Royal Ballet: The NutcrackerThat great seasonal stalwart The Nutcracker starts playing at the Royal Opera House on the 5th December, offering families a fun and festive treat watching Clara dance in front of the Christmas tree. It's hard to imagine a production more indulgently sumptuous than Peter Wright's restaging of Lev Ivanov's choreography to Tchaikovsky's famous score.2017-12-05T00:00:00+00002018-01-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House, † Bow Street† † † WC2E 9DD
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballet
PRICING£6-£112
DATES5th December 2017 to 10th January 2018
That great seasonal stalwart The Nutcracker starts playing at the Royal Opera House on the 5th December, offering families a fun and festive treat watching Cla...†More about this event
Royal Ballet: The NutcrackerRoyal Ballet: The NutcrackerThe Royal Ballet Sinfonia is joined by the London Oratory Junior Choir, for Peter Wright's production of Tchaikovsky's enchanting tale about dancing snowflakes and the Sugar Plum Fairy. Barry Wordsworth and Paul Murphy share conducting duties.2017-12-05T14:30:00+00002018-01-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House, † Bow Street† † † WC2E 9DD
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Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker
Royal Opera: RigolettoRoyal Opera: RigolettoDavid McVicar directs Verdi's tragic opera about a hunchbacked jester. Starring Dimitri Platanias as Rigoletto, Sofia Fomina as Gilda and Michael Fabiano in the role of the Duke of Mantua. Conducted by Alexander Joel.2017-12-14T19:30:00+00002018-01-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House, † Bow Street† † † WC2E 9DD
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Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2017
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Seasonal | Until 1st January 2018 

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The Poetry Cafe 2 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

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The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

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42nd Street
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Broadway comes to the West End in 2017 with classic musical 42nd Street. Replacing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the ...More

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Theatre | Until 13th January 2019 

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Seven Dials Christmas Lights & Shopping Evening
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Kinky Boots
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Theatre | Until 24th March 2018 

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Theatre | Until 25th February 2018 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

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