Opera

Die Walküre

BUY TICKETS 5pm Sunday 28 October

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Royal Opera House

Antonio Pappano conducts an international cast of Wagner specialists in the second opera of Richard Wagner’s epic Der Ring des Nibelungen.

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La Fanciulla del West

BUY TICKETS 7pm Wednesday 31 October

OPERA broadcast AS LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera in New York (recorded live on 27 October)

Puccini’s gunpowder western, starring Eva-Maria Westbroek and Jonas Kaufmann, returns to the stage where it premiered under Arturo Toscanini.

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Marnie

BUY TICKETS 1pm Sunday 11 November

OPERA broadcast AS LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera in New York (recorded on Saturday 10 November)

Isabel Leonard and Christopher Maltman star in Nico Muhly’s opera, based on the novel that also inspired Alfred Hitchcock’s celebrated thriller.

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La Traviata

BUY TICKETS 5.55pm Saturday 15 December

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera in New York

Diana Damrau stars as Violetta with Juan Diego Flórez as Alfredo in this dazzling production of Verdi’s timeless tragedy.

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The Queen of Spades

6.45pm Tuesday 22 January *tickets on sale soon

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Royal Opera House

In Tchaikovsky’s intense opera of obsession and the supernatural, Gherman is caught between the woman he loves and a destructive fixation. 

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La Traviata

6.45pm Wednesday 30 January *tickets on sale soon

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Royal Opera House

Richard Eyre’s beautiful production provides the perfect setting for Verdi’s opera about a courtesan who sacrifices all for love.

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Carmen

5.55pm Saturday 2 February *tickets on sale soon

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera, New York

Don’t miss this revival of Sir Richard Eyre’s dynamic production. Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine plays opera’s ultimate seductress, while Roberto Alagna returns to the role of Don José, the good-hearted soldier in whom she unleashes an uncontrollable passion.

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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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