Don Quixote

7.15pm Tuesday 19 February *tickets on sale soon

BALLET broadcast LIVE from the Royal Opera House

Love and friendship triumph in Carlos Acosta’s vibrant production of this dazzling ballet.

Cervantes’s story of the bumbling knight Don Quixote has inspired countless artistic interpretations.

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The Tragedy of King Richard the Second

7pm Wednesday 27 February *tickets on sale soon

PLAY broadcast AS LIVE from the Almeida Theatre, London (recorded live on 15 January)

Simon Russell Beale plays Richard II in this visceral new production of Shakespeare’s play about the limits of power.

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La Fille du Regiment

7pm Tuesday 5 March *tickets on sale soon

OPERA broadcast AS LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera, New York (recorded live on Saturday 2 March)

Full of wit and invention, Donizetti’s comic opera is a delight.

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Die Walküre

5pm Saturday 30 March *tickets on sale soon

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera, New York

Featuring some of the most glorious music ever written – including, of course, the Ride of the ValkyriesDie Walküre is the second of the four operas that comprise Wagner’s Ring cycle, a story of monsters, gods and humans on a superhuman scale.

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La Forza del Destino

2pm Sunday 7 April *tickets on sale soon

OPERA broadcast AS LIVE from the Royal Opera House (recorded live on Tuesday 2 April)

Christof Loy directs a star-studded cast of singers, including Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann and Ludovic Tézier, in Verdi’s epic opera, conducted by Antonio Pappano.

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Faust

6.45pm Tuesday 30 April *tickets on sale soon

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Royal Opera House

Experience the decadence and elegance of 1870s Paris in David McVicar’s spectacular production of Gounod’s best-loved opera.

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