Opera

The Queen of Spades

BUY TICKETS 6.45pm Tuesday 22 January

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

BUY TICKETS 6.45pm Wednesday 30 January

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

BUY TICKETS 5.55pm Saturday 2 February

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

BUY TICKETS 7pm Tuesday 5 March

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

BUY TICKETS 5pm Saturday 30 March

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

BUY TICKETS 2pm Sunday 7 April

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

BUY TICKETS 6.45pm Tuesday 30 April

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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