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Royal Ballet Coppelia Live

Published on 23rd August 2019
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House A classic returns to The Royal Ballet repertory with Ninette de Valois’ charming and funny Coppélia – a story of love, mischief and mechanical dolls. The intricate choreography is set to Delibes’ delightful score and shows off the technical precision and comedic timing of the whole Company. Osbert Lancaster’s […]

Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty – Live

Published on 7th August 2019
This production of The Sleeping Beauty has been delighting audiences in Covent Garden since 1946. A classic of Russian ballet, it established The Royal Ballet both in its new home after World War II and as a world-class company. Sixty years later, in 2006, the original staging was revived, returning Oliver Messel’s wonderful designs and […]

Royal Opera: La bohème – Live

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Royal Opera Chorus Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. Puccini’s opera of young love in 19th-century Paris is packed with beautiful music, including lyrical arias, celebratory choruses for Act II’s evocation of Christmas Eve in the Latin Quarter and a poignant final scene over which the composer himself wept. Richard Jones’s character-led production perfectly captures […]

Royal Ballet: Marston & Scarlett (World Premieres) – Live

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Choreographer Cathy Marston is previously an Associate Artist of the Royal Opera House and Director of Bern Ballett, and much in demand internationally. The inspiration for her first work for The Royal Ballet Main Stage is the momentous life and career of the cellist Jacqueline du Pre. A new work by Liam Scarlett, The Royal […]

Royal Opera: Don Pasquale – Live

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Royal Opera Chorus Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Royal Opera favourite Bryn Terfel heads the cast for this new production of Donizettis comedy of domestic drama across two generations. The witty story of a middle-aged man whose supposed young wife runs rings around him with her own ulterior romantic purpose in mind has long […]