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Oct 19 mat, eve, 20, 22, 25, 27, 30

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Mayerling
Mayerling (Sir Kenneth MacMillan)
Royal Ballet
Koen Kessels, Conductor
Paul Murphy, Conductor
Nicolas Georgiadis, Set Designer
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Ryoichi Hirano, Dancer
Natalia Osipova, Dancer
Marianela Núñez, Dancer
Alexander Campbell, Dancer
Sarah Lamb, Dancer
Kristen McNally, Dancer
Catherine Carby, Mezzo-soprano
Elizabeth McGorian, Dancer
Gary Avis, Dancer
Cesar Corrales, Dancer
Reece Clarke, Dancer
William Bracewell, Dancer
Luca Acri, Dancer
Oct 21 mat, 31

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Siegfried
Wagner, Siegfried
Royal Opera
Keith Warner, Director
Stefanos Lazaridis, Set Designer
Marie-Jeanne Lecca, Costume Designer
Stefan Vinke, Siegfried
Gerhard Siegel, Mime
John Lundgren, Der Wanderer
Johannes Martin Kränzle, Alberich
Brindley Sherratt, Fafner
Wiebke Lehmkuhl, Erda
Nina Stemme, Brünnhilde
Heather Engebretson, Waldvogel (the woodbird)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Tue 23 Oct at 19:30

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Verdi's Requiem
Verdi, Messa da Requiem
Krassimira Stoyanova, Soprano
Jamie Barton, Mezzo-soprano
Benjamin Bernheim, Tenor
Gábor Bretz, Bass
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Oct 24, Nov 02

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Götterdämmerung
Wagner, Götterdämmerung
Royal Opera
Keith Warner, Director
Stefanos Lazaridis, Set Designer
Marie-Jeanne Lecca, Costume Designer
Stefan Vinke, Siegfried
Nina Stemme, Brünnhilde
Markus Butter, Gunther
Emily Magee, Gutrune
Stephen Milling, Hagen
Johannes Martin Kränzle, Alberich
Karen Cargill, Waltraute
Claudia Huckle, First Norn
Irmgard Vilsmaier, Second Norn
Lise Davidsen, Third Norn
Lauren Fagan, Woglinde
Rachael Lloyd, Wellgunde
Angela Simkin, Flosshilde
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Oct 26

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Das Rheingold
Wagner, Das Rheingold
Royal Opera
Keith Warner, Director
Stefanos Lazaridis, Set Designer
Marie-Jeanne Lecca, Costume Designer
Lauren Fagan, Woglinde
Christina Bock, Wellgunde
Angela Simkin, Flosshilde
Johannes Martin Kränzle, Alberich
James Cleverton, Alberich
Dame Sarah Connolly, Fricka
John Lundgren, Wotan
Lise Davidsen, Freia
Günther Groissböck, Fasolt
Brindley Sherratt, Fafner
Markus Eiche, Donner
Andrew Staples, Froh
Alan Oke, Loge
Gerhard Siegel, Mime
Wiebke Lehmkuhl, Erda
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Oct 28

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Die Walküre
Wagner, Die Walküre
Royal Opera
Keith Warner, Director
Stefanos Lazaridis, Set Designer
Marie-Jeanne Lecca, Costume Designer
Stuart Skelton, Siegmund
Ain Anger, Hunding
John Lundgren, Wotan
Emily Magee, Sieglinde
Nina Stemme, Brünnhilde
Dame Sarah Connolly, Fricka
Maida Hundeling, Helmwige
Alwyn Mellor, Gerhilde
Lise Davidsen, Ortlinde
Kai Rüütel, Waltraute
Catherine Carby, Siegrune
Emma Carrington, Rossweisse
Monika-Evelin Liiv, Grimgerde
Claudia Huckle, Schwertleite
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Nov 01, 03 mat, eve, 05, 06, 08, 09, 10 mat, 13, 14, 16, 17

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

La Bayadère
La Bayadère (Marius Petipa, Natalia Makarova)
Royal Ballet
Boris Gruzin, Conductor
Natalia Makarova, Director
Pier Luigi Pizzi, Set Designer
Yolanda Sonnabend, Costume Designer
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Nov 15, 19, 24, 27, Dec 01, 05, 10

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Simon Boccanegra
Verdi, Simon Boccanegra
Royal Opera
Henrik Nánási, Conductor
Elijah Moshinsky, Director
Michael Yeargan, Set Designer
Peter J. Hall, Costume Designer
Carlos Álvarez, Simon Boccanegra
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Jacopo Fiesco
Hrachuhí Bassénz, Amelia Grimaldi
Francesco Meli, Gabriele Adorno
Mark Rucker, Paolo Albiani
Simon Shibambu, Pietro
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Nov 20, 22, 23, 26, 28, 29

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Infra / The Unknown Soldier / Symphony in C
World Première
Infra (Wayne McGregor)
The Unknown Soldier (Alastair Marriott)
Symphony in C (Le Palais de Cristal) (George Balanchine)
Royal Ballet
Emmanuel Plasson, Conductor
Max Richter Quintet
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Nov 27 mat, 30, Dec 04, 08, 11, 14, 19 mat, 22

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Carmen
Bizet, Carmen
Royal Opera
Keri-Lynn Wilson, Conductor
Barrie Kosky, Director
Katrin Lea Tag, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Ksenia Dudnikova, Carmen
Brian Jagde, Don José
Alexander Vinogradov, Escamillo
Eleonora Buratto, Micaëla
Jean Teitgen, Zuniga
Eric Sedgwick, Moralès
Yaritza Véliz, Frasquita
Aigul Akhmetshina, Mercédès
Germán E Alcántara, Le Dancaïre
François Piolino, Le Remendado
Otto Pichler, Choreography
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Dec 03, 07, 12, 15 mat, eve, 21, 22 mat, 24 mat, 28 mat, eve, 31, 2019 Jan 01 mat, eve, 05, 07, 08, 09, 11, 15

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Sir Peter Wright)
Royal Ballet
Barry Wordsworth, Conductor
Koen Kessels, Conductor
Peter Wright, Director
Julia Trevelyan Oman, Set Designer
London Oratory Junior Choir
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Dec 11 mat, 13, 17, 21 mat, 27, 29 mat

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Hänsel und Gretel
New production
Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
Royal Opera
Sebastian Weigle, Conductor
Antony McDonald, Director, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Hanna Hipp, Hänsel
Jennifer Davis, Gretel
James Rutherford, Peter / Father
Michaela Schuster, Gertrude / Mother
Gerhard Siegel, Witch
Christina Gansch, Dew Fairy
Lee Haegee, Sandman
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Dec 18, 19, 20 mat, eve, 2019 Jan 02, 04

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Les Patineurs / Winter Dreams / The Concert
Les Patineurs (Sir Frederick Ashton)
Winter Dreams (Sir Kenneth MacMillan)
The Concert (or, The Perils of Everybody) (Jerome Robbins)
Royal Ballet
Barry Wordsworth, Conductor
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
2019 Jan 13 mat, 16, 19, 22, 25, 28, Feb 01

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

The Queen of Spades (Pique-Dame)
New production
Tchaikovsky, The Queen of Spades (Pique-Dame)
Royal Opera
Stefan Herheim, Director
Philipp Fürhofer, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Aleksandrs Antonenko, Hermann
Vladimir Stoyanov, Yeletsky
Eva-Maria Westbroek, Lisa
Dame Felicity Palmer, The Countess
John Lundgren, Tomsky
Anna Goryachova, Polina
Konu Kim, Chaplitsky
Tigran Martirossian, Surin
Alexander Kravets, Chekalinsky
Michael Mofidian, Narumov
Jacquelyn Stucker, Masha
Louise Winter, The Governess
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
2019 Jan 14, 17, 21, 23, 24, 26 mat, eve, 29, 30, 31

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

La traviata
Verdi, La traviata
Royal Opera
Antonello Manacorda, Conductor
Sir Richard Eyre, Director
Bob Crowley, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Ermonela Jaho, Violetta Valéry
Angel Blue, Violetta Valéry
Charles Castronovo, Alfredo Germont
Benjamin Bernheim, Alfredo Germont
Igor Golovatenko, Giorgio Germont
Plácido Domingo, Giorgio Germont
Simone Piazzola, Giorgio Germont
Aigul Akhmetshina, Flora Bervoix
Hongni Wu, Flora Bervoix
Thomas Atkins, Gastone de Letorières
Konu Kim, Gastone de Letorières
Germán E Alcántara, Baron Douphol
Pamela Helen Stephen, Annina
Gaynor Keeble, Annina
Jeremy White, Marquis d'Obigny
Simon Shibambu, Dr Grenvil
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
2019 Jan 18, 19 mat, Feb 02 mat, eve, 05, 13

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Asphodel Meadows / The Two Pigeons
Asphodel Meadows (Liam Scarlett)
The Two Pigeons (Ashton) (Louis Mérante, Henry Régnier, Sir Frederick Ashton)
Royal Ballet
Barry Wordsworth, Conductor
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
2019 Feb 04, 06, 09, 18, 21, 26

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Káťa Kabanová
New production
Janáček, Káťa Kabanová
Royal Opera
Edward Gardner, Conductor
Richard Jones, Director
Antony McDonald, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Amanda Majeski, Káťa
Pavel Černoch, Boris
Susan Bickley, Kabanicha
Andrew Staples, Tichon
Clive Bayley, Dikój
Andrew Tortise, Kudrjaš
Emily Edmonds, Varvara
Dominic Sedgwick, Kuligin
Sarah Pring, Fekluša
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Sun 10 Feb 2019 at 16:00

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Programme to include:
Rachmaninov, Songs: selection
Tchaikovsky, Suite no. 3 in G major, for orchestra, Op.55
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Anita Rachvelishvili, Mezzo-soprano
2019 Feb 12, 14, 16 mat

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

The Royal Ballet School / The Two Pigeons
The Two Pigeons (Ashton) (Louis Mérante, Henry Régnier, Sir Frederick Ashton)
Royal Ballet
Barry Wordsworth, Conductor
Jacques Dupont, Set Designer
The Royal Ballet School
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
2019 Feb 15, 16, 19, 20, 22, 23 mat, eve, 27, Mar 01, 02, 22, 25, 30 mat, eve, Apr 01, 03, 04

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Don Quixote
Don Quixote (Marius Petipa, Carlos Acosta)
Royal Ballet
Martin Yates, Conductor
Tim Hatley, Set Designer
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
2019 Feb 25, 28, Mar 04, 09, 13, 16

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Così fan tutte
Mozart, Così fan tutte
Royal Opera
Stefano Montanari, Conductor
Jan Philipp Gloger, Director
Ben Baur, Set Designer
Karin Jud, Costume Designer
Salome Jicia, Fiordiligi
Serena Malfi, Dorabella
Paolo Fanale, Ferrando
Gyula Orendt, Guglielmo
Sir Thomas Allen, Don Alfonso
Serena Gamberoni, Despina
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
2019 Mar 05, 08, 11, 12, 15, 18, 20, 23 mat, eve

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Frankestein
Frankenstein (Liam Scarlett)
Royal Ballet
Barry Wordsworth, Conductor
John Macfarlane, Set Designer
Finn Ross, Video Artist
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
2019 Mar 21, 24 mat, 27, 29, Apr 02, 05, 09, 12, 17, 22

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

La forza del destino
New production
Verdi, La forza del destino
Royal Opera
Christof Loy, Director
Christian Schmidt, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Anna Netrebko, Leonora
Liudmyla Monastyrska, Leonora
Ludovic Tézier, Don Carlo
Christopher Maltman, Don Carlo
Jonas Kaufmann, Don Alvaro
Yusif Eyvazov, Don Alvaro
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Padre Guardiano
Véronica Simeoni, Preziosilla
Aigul Akhmetshina, Preziosilla
Robert Lloyd, Marquis of Calatrava
Alessandro Corbelli, Fra Melitone
Carlo Bosi, Trabuco
Roberta Alexander, Curra
Michael Mofidian, Alcalde
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
2019 Mar 26, 28 mat, eve, Apr 10, 13 mat, eve, 26, 27 mat, eve, May 01, 04 mat, eve, 11 mat, eve, 13, 14, 17, 22, 23 mat, eve, 25 mat, eve, 29, Jun 01, 07 mat, 11

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet (Sir Kenneth MacMillan)
Royal Ballet
Koen Kessels, Conductor
Pavel Sorokin, Conductor
Nicolas Georgiadis, Set Designer
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
2019 Apr 08 mat, 11, 15, 18, 25, 30, May 03, 06

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Faust
Gounod, Faust
Royal Opera
Dan Ettinger, Conductor
Sir David McVicar, Director
Charles Edwards, Set Designer
Brigitte Reiffenstuel, Costume Designer
Diana Damrau, Marguerite
Michael Fabiano, Faust
Erwin Schrott, Méphistophélès
Stéphane Degout, Valentin
Carole Wilson, Marthe
Varduhi Abrahamyan, Siébel
Germán E Alcántara, Wagner
Michael Keegan-Dolan, Choreography
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
2019 Apr 23, 29, May 02, 07, 10

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Billy Budd
New production
Britten, Billy Budd
Royal Opera
Ivor Bolton, Conductor
Deborah Warner, Director
Michael Levine, Set Designer
Chloe Obolensky, Costume Designer
Toby Spence, Captain Vere
Jacques Imbrailo, Billy Budd
Brindley Sherratt, John Claggart
Sam Furness, Novice
Christopher Gillett, Red Whiskers
Alasdair Elliott, Squeak
Alan Ewing, Bosun
Duncan Rock, Donald
Peter Kellner, Lieutenant Ratcliffe
Clive Bayley, Dansker
David Soar, Mr Flint
Thomas Oliemans, Mr Redburn
Dominic Sedgwick, Novice's Friend
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
2019 May 08, 09, 15, 16, 18 mat, eve, 21

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Within the Golden Hour / Flight Patter / New Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
World Première
Within the Golden Hour (Christopher Wheeldon)
Flight Pattern (Crystal Pite)
New Work (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui)
Royal Ballet
Arianne Matiakh, Conductor
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
2019 May 20, 24, 28, 31, Jun 03, 06, 09 mat

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Andrea Chénier
Giordano, Andrea Chénier
Royal Opera
Daniel Oren, Conductor
Sir David McVicar, Director
Robert Jones, Set Designer
Jenny Tiramani, Costume Designer
Roberto Alagna, Andrea Chénier
Sondra Radvanovsky, Maddalena de Coigny
Dimitri Platanias, Carlo Gérard
Rosalind Plowright, La comtesse de Coigny
Christine Rice, Bersi
Stephen Gadd, Pietro Fléville
Adrian Clarke, Mathieu
Aled Hall, The Abbé
Carlo Bosi, L'Incredible
David Stout, Roucher
Jeremy White, Schmidt
Elena Zilio, Madelon
Eddie Wade, Fouquier-Tinville
Germán E Alcántara, Dumas
John Cunningham, Major-Domo
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
2019 May 27, 30, Jun 04 mat, 07, 10, 15, 17, 20

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Tosca
Puccini, Tosca
Royal Opera
Alexander Joel, Conductor
Jonathan Kent, Director
Paul Brown, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Kristine Opolais, Floria Tosca
Angela Gheorghiu, Floria Tosca
Vittorio Grigòlo, Mario Cavaradossi
Sir Bryn Terfel, Baron Scarpia
Marco Vratogna, Baron Scarpia
Michael Mofidian, Cesare Angelotti
Hubert Francis, Spoletta
Jihoon Kim, Sciarrone
Jonathan Lemalu, Sacristan
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
2019 Jun 19, 22, 25, 27, 29 mat, Jul 03

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Boris Godunov
Mussorgsky, Boris Godunov (1869 version)
Royal Opera
Marc Albrecht, Conductor
Richard Jones, Director
Miriam Buether, Set Designer
Nicky Gillibrand, Costume Designer
Sir Bryn Terfel, Boris Godunov
David Butt Philip, Grigory
Matthew Rose, Pimen
Sam Furness, Simpleton
Harry Nicoll, Missail
Anne Marie Gibbons, The Innkeeper
Jeremy White, Nikitich
Adrian Clarke, Mityukha
Nicholas Sales, The Boyar-in-Attendance
Lee Haegee, Xenia
Boris Pinkhasovich, Shchelkalov
Roger Honeywell, Prince Shuisky
Sir John Tomlinson, Varlaam
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
2019 Jun 22 mat, 24, 26, 28, Jul 02, 05, 10, 13 mat, 16, 20

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Carmen
Bizet, Carmen
Royal Opera
Julia Jones, Conductor
Christopher Willis, Conductor
Barrie Kosky, Director
Katrin Lea Tag, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Clémentine Margaine, Carmen
Bryan Hymel, Don José
Arsen Soghomonyan, Don José
Luca Pisaroni, Escamillo
Phillip Rhodes, Escamillo
Ailyn Pérez, Micaëla
Kristina Mkhitaryan, Micaëla
Michael Mofidian, Zuniga
Germán E Alcántara, Moralès
Jacquelyn Stucker, Frasquita
Hongni Wu, Mercédès
Dominic Sedgwick, Le Dancaïre
Stuart Patterson, Le Remendado
Otto Pichler, Choreography
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
2019 Jun 29, Jul 01, 04, 06, 09, 12, 17, 21

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Royal Opera
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Conductor
Sir David McVicar, Director
Tanya McCallin, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Simon Keenlyside, Count Almaviva
Julia Kleiter, Countess Almaviva
Christian Gerhaher, Figaro
Hanna-Elisabeth Müller, Susanna
Kangmin Justin Kim, Cherubino
Maurizio Muraro, Doctor Bartolo
Diana Montague, Marcellina
Alasdair Elliott, Don Curzio
Jean-Paul Fouchécourt, Don Basilio
Jeremy White, Antonio
Yaritza Véliz, Barbarina
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
2019 Jul 08, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20 mat

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

La Fille du régiment
Donizetti, La Fille du régiment
Royal Opera
Evelino Pidò, Conductor
Laurent Pelly, Director, Costume Designer
Chantal Thomas, Set Designer
Sabine Devieilhe, Marie
Javier Camarena, Tonio
Pietro Spagnoli, Sulpice
Enkelejda Shkosa, Marquise de Birkenfeld
Donald Maxwell, Hortensius
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden