Royal Opera House

RIGOLETTO by Verdi ; 
 (Gilda) ; 
Directed by David McVicar ; 
Set designed by Michael Vale ; 
Costume design by Tanya McCallin ; 
Lighting design by Paule Constable ; 
The Royal Opera ; 
At the Royal Opera House, London, UK ; 
9 September 2014 ; 
Credit: Catherine Ashmore / Royal Opera House / ArenaPAL ;


BUY TICKETS 2pm Sunday 21 January

OPERA broadcast AS LIVE from the ROYAL OPERA HOUSE (recorded live on 16 January)

David McVicar’s acclaimed production of Verdi’s potent and tragic opera is conducted by Alexander Joel, with an excellent cast led by Dimitri Platanias, Lucy Crowe and Michael Fabiano.



BUY TICKETS 7.15pm Wednesday 7 February 

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Royal Opera House

Puccini’s operatic thriller is conducted by Dan Ettinger with a star cast led by Adrianne Pieczonka, Joseph Calleja and Gerald Finley.


The Winter’s Tale

BUY TICKETS 7.15pm Wednesday 28 February

BALLET broadcast LIVE from the Royal Opera House

Shakespeare’s tale of love and loss becomes compelling dance drama in Christopher Wheeldon’s ballet adaptation, with music by Joby Talbot.



BUY TICKETS 6.45pm Tuesday 6 March

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Royal Opera House

Bizet’s classic French opera stars Anna Goryachova in Barry Kosky’s intense production.

Carmen is the best-known work by French composer Georges Bizet, and one of the most famous operas in the entire art form – numbers such as the Habanera and the Toreador Song have permeated the popular consciousness as little else has.

The Age of Anxiety_The Royal Ballet; 
Rosetta_Laura Morera,
Emble_Steven McRae, 
Malin_Tristan Dyer, 
Quant_Bennet Gartside, 
Bartender_Kevin Emerton,
Soldier_Luca Acri,
Girlfriend_Leticia Stock,

Bernstein Centenary: Triple Bill

BUY TICKETS 7.15pm Tuesday 27 March

BALLET TRIPLE BILL broadcast LIVE from the Royal Opera House

The Royal Ballet celebrates the centenary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with an all-Bernstein programme from the Company’s three associate choreographers: Wayne McGregor, Liam Scarlett and Christopher Wheeldon.

Members of the Royal Opera Chorus as The Witches in Act I of the Royal Opera revival of Macbeth (2002) by Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901), directed by Phyllida Lloyd (revival direstor Harry Fehr) with set and costume designs by Anthony Ward and lighting design by Paule Constable. Performed at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden on 21 May 2011.
Music by Verdi ; 
Directed by Lloyd ; 
Designs by Ward ; 
Members of the Royal Opera Chorus (as The Witches) ;  
The Royal Opera ; 
At the Royal Opera House, London, UK ; 
21 May 2011 ; 
Credit: Clive Barda /  Royal Opera House / ArenaPAL


BUY TICKETS 7.15pm Wednesday 4 April

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Royal Opera House

Antonio Pappano conducts Verdi’s opera based on Shakespeare’s tragedy, with a magnificent cast including Anna Netrebko and Anna Pirozzi, Željko Lučić and Ildebrando D’Arcangelo.