Mayerling 28/04/17, Copyright 2017 ROH. Photographed by Alice Pennefather


BUY TICKETS 2pm Sunday 21 October

BALLET broadcast AS LIVE from the Royal Opera House

Dangerous desires, family secrets and political intrigues twist through every moment of daring choreography in Kenneth MacMillan’s ballet inspired by true events.

The Royal Ballet production of La BayadËre, choreographed by Natalia Makarova (b.1940) after Marius Petipa (1818-1910), to music by Ludwig Minkus (1826-1917) and orchestrated by John Lanchbery. Set designs by Pier Luigi Samaritani (1942-1994), Costume Designs by Yolanda Sonnabend and Lighting Designs by John B Read. Performed at the Royal Opera House,  Covent Garden on 5 April 2013 
Music by Ludwig Minkus ; 
Choreography by Natalia Makarova ;
Set Design by Pier Luigi Samaritani ;
Costume Design by Yolanda Sonnabend ;
Lighting Design by John B Read ;
At the Royal Opera House, London, UK ;
5 APRIL 2013 ; 
Credit: Tristram Kenton / Royal Opera House / ArenaPAL

La Bayadère

7.15pm Tuesday 13 November
Priority booking 25 June, on general sale 2 July

BALLET broadcast LIVE from the Royal Opera House

Natalia Makarova’s production of this nineteenth-century classic ballet brings an exotic world of temple dancers and noble warriors to life.


The Nutcracker

2pm Sunday 9 December
Priority booking 25 June, on general sale 2 July

BALLET broadcast AS LIVE from the Royal Opera House (recorded on Monday 3 December)

A Christmas treat for the whole family and a classic with a special place in the hearts of ballet fans around the world.