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Feb 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
Marianela Núñez, Dancer
Vadim Muntagirov, Dancer
Ryoichi Hirano, Dancer
Laura Morera, Dancer
Fumi Kaneko, Dancer
Anna Rose O'Sullivan, Dancer
Christopher Saunders, Dancer
Gina Storm-Jensen, Dancer
Gary Avis, Dancer
Bennet Gartside, Dancer
Feb 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
Feb 18, 21, 26

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Katya Kabanova
New production
Janáček, Katya Kabanova
Royal Opera
Edward Gardner, Conductor
Richard Jones, Director
Antony McDonald, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Amanda Majeski, Katya
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
Feb 21, 22, 24 mat, 27, 28, Mar 02, 03 mat

Royal Opera House: Linbury Theatre, London

The Monstrous Child
Higgins, The Monstrous Child
Royal Opera
Jessica Cottis, Conductor
Timothy Sheader, Director
Paul Wills, Set Designer
Marta Fontanals-Simmons, Hel
Rosie Aldridge, Angrboda
Tom Randle, Loki/God
Lucy Schaufer, Modgud
Graeme Broadbent, Odin
Daniel Shelvey, Baldr
Elizabeth Karani, Nanna/Embla
Aurora Orchestra
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
Mar 05, 08, 11, 12, 15, 18, 20, 23 mat, eve

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Frankenstein
Frankenstein (Liam Scarlett)
Royal Ballet
Barry Wordsworth, Conductor
John Macfarlane, Set Designer
Finn Ross, Video Artist
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Mar 08, 09

Royal Opera House: Linbury Theatre, London

Awakening and Discover Dance
Première
Afterimage (Fernando Melo)
Revellers' Mass (Caroline Finn)
Tundra (Marcos Morau)
National Dance Company of Wales
Mar 15, 16, 17 mat

Royal Opera House: Linbury Theatre, London

Dutch Masters
Polish Pieces (Hans van Manen)
Andante (Hans van Manen)
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Jiří Kylián)
Cantus (Nils Christe)
Introdans
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
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 mat, eve, 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
Mar 27, 29, 30, Apr 01, 02, 04, 05, 07 mat

Royal Opera House: Linbury Theatre, London

Berenice
Handel, Berenice, regina d'Egitto (Sung in English)
Royal Opera
Laurence Cummings, Conductor
Adele Thomas, Director
Hannah Clark, Set Designer
Claire Booth, Berenice
Rachael Lloyd, Selene
Jacquelyn Stucker, Alessandro
James Laing, Demetrio
Patrick Terry, Arsace
William Berger, Aristobolo
Alessandro Fisher, Fabio
London Handel Orchestra
Apr 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
Apr 11, 12

Royal Opera House: Linbury Theatre, London

International Draft Works 2019
Royal Ballet
Apr 13, 14

Royal Opera House: Linbury Theatre, London

Juliet & Romeo
Romeo and Juliet (A reworking of this well known ballet) (Raquel Meseguer)
Lost Dog
Ben Duke, Director
James Perkins, Set Designer
Solène Weinachter, Director
Jackie Shemesh, Lighting Designer
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
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
May 15, 16, 18, 20

Royal Opera House: Linbury Theatre, London

Phaedra
Henze, Phaedra
Royal Opera
Edmund Whitehead, Conductor
Noa Naamat, Director
Jacquelyn Stucker, Aphrodite
Hongni Wu, Phaedra
Michael Mofidian, Minotaur
Patrick Terry, Artemis
Southbank Sinfonia
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
May 25 mat, 26, 28 mat, 29 mat, 30

Royal Opera House: Linbury Theatre, London

Nine – a Cas Public production
Nine (Hélène Blackburn)
Cas Public
Michael Slack, Costume Designer
Martin Tétreault, Director
Emilie Beaulieu, Lighting Designer
Johan de Smet, Dramaturgy
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
Jun 04, 05, 07 mat, 12, 13, 14

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

The Firebird / A Month in the Country / Symphony in C
The Firebird (Michel Fokine)
A Month in the Country (Sir Frederick Ashton)
Symphony in C (Le Palais de Cristal) (George Balanchine)
Royal Ballet
Emmanuel Plasson, Conductor
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Jun 05, 06, 08

Royal Opera House: Linbury Theatre, London

The Diary of one who disappeared
Janáček, The Diary of one who disappeared
Royal Opera
Ivo van Hove, Director
Jan Versweyweld, Set Designer
An D'Huys, Costume Designer
Ed Lyon, Janicek
Marie Hamard, Zefka
Jun 13, 14, 15

Royal Opera House: Linbury Theatre, London

Ballet Black
The Suit (Cathy Marston)
Unknown programme (Tbc)
Ballet Black
Jane Heather, Set Designer
David Plater, Lighting Designer
Edward Kemp, Dramaturgy
Jun 18, 19, 21, 22, 23 mat, eve, 24 mat, 26, 27, 29, eve, 30, Jul 02, 05, 06

Royal Opera House: Linbury Theatre, London

Young Talent Festival
Unknown programme (Tbc) (Juanjo Arqués, Kim Brandstrup, Daniela Cardim, Julie Cunningham, Charlotte Edmonds, Martin Lawrance, Jason Mabana, Ernst Meisner, Goyo Montero, Ohad Naharin, Filipe Portugal, Hans van Manen, Louis Stiens)
Ballett Zürich Junior Company
Norwegian National Ballet School
Rambert2
Royal Ballet School of London
Chance to Dance
Young Creatives
Dancers from the Rambert company
Dutch National Ballet's Junior Company
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
Nick Sales, The Boyar-in-Attendance
Haegee Lee, Xenia
Boris Pinkhasovich, Shchelkalov
Roger Honeywell, Prince Shuisky
Sir John Tomlinson, Varlaam
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
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
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
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
Sun 21 Jul at 13:30

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance 2019
Haegee Lee, Soprano
Jacquelyn Stucker, Soprano
Yaritza Véliz, Soprano
Aigul Akhmetshina, Mezzo-soprano
Hongni Wu, Mezzo-soprano
Patrick Terry, Countertenor
Germán E Alcántara, Baritone
Dominic Sedgwick, Baritone
Michael Mofidian, Bass-baritone
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Jul 23, 24

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

War and Peace
New production
Prokofiev, War and Peace (Sung in English)
Tomáš Hanus, Conductor
David Pountney, Director
Robert Innes Hopkins, Set Designer
Marie-Jeanne Lecca, Costume Designer
Jonathan McGovern, Prince Andrei Bolkonsky
Lauren Michelle, Natasha Rostova
Mark Le Brocq, Count Pierre Bezukhov
Simon Bailey, Field-Marshal Mikhail Kutuzov
James Platt, Count Ilya Rostov
Jurgita Adamonytė, Hélène Bezukhova
Adrian Dwyer, Anatole Kuragin
David Stout, Dolokhov
Gareth Dafydd Morris, Platon Karataev, General Pyotr Konovnitsyn
Leah-Marian Jones, Princess Marya Bolkonskaya
Sarah Pope, Matriosha, Trishka
Laurence Cole, Gavrila, Matveyev
Julian Boyce, Metivier
Carolyn Jackson, Vasilisa
Joe Roche, Monsieur de Beausset , French Abbé
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera