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Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

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AddressBow Street,
Covent Garden
United Kingdom
ContainsRoyal Opera House, Clore Studio Upstairs
Royal Opera House: Linbury Theatre
Royal Opera House: The Crush Room
Google maps51° 30' 48.136" N 0° 7' 20.640" W
October 2020
Evening performance
Matinee performance
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LondonNew Dark Age

Kendall, Various
Natalie Murray Beale; Katie Mitchell; The Royal Opera; Vicki Mortimer; Peter Brathwaite; Jonathon Heyward; Nadine Benjamin

LondonThe Royal Ballet: Live – Elite Syncopations

Joplin: Elite Syncopations
Sir Kenneth MacMillan; The Royal Ballet; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden

LondonThe Royal Ballet: Live – Within the Golden Hour

Bosso: Within the Golden Hour
Christopher Wheeldon; The Royal Ballet; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden


Handel: Ariodante
Christian Curnyn; The Royal Opera; Paula Murrihy; Chen Reiss; Sophie Bevan; Gerald Finley


Verdi: Falstaff
Sir Antonio Pappano; The Royal Opera; Sir Bryn Terfel; Sir Simon Keenlyside; Royal Opera Chorus; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden

LondonThe Nutcracker

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
Marius Petipa; Lev Ivanov; Sir Peter Wright; Will Tuckett; The Royal Ballet; Julia Trevelyan Oman; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden

LondonThe Royal Opera Christmas Concert

Rossini, Humperdinck, Puccini, Mozart, Vaughan Williams
Jennifer Davis; Hanna Hipp; Jeremy White; Roderick Williams
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A live audience returns to Covent Garden

Jonathan McGovern in Apollo and Daphne © ROH | Tristram Kenton
Christine Rice gives an astonishingly performance in an evening of four powerful chamber pieces.
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The Royal Ballet Back on Stage in a marathon evening

The Royal Ballet in Elite Syncopations © ROH | Tristram Kenton
An event that will be long-remembered for the importance of the occasion, if not for its content. 
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Pappano leads The Royal Opera's return to action

Aigul Akhmetshina © Royal Opera House
After a few streamed events with chamber forces, the full orchestra and chorus returned to the House – albeit not in their usual positions – for an entertaining fundraising gala.
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A moving Lied von der Erde at Covent Garden

Dame Sarah Connolly © Tristram Kenton | ROH 2020
Dame Sarah Connolly and David Butt Philip prove that less really can be more.
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Aleksandra Kurzak impresses in latest Covent Garden Traviata revival

Aleksandra Kurzak taking her curtain call © Mark Pullinger
In its 25th anniversary season, Richard Eyre's production continues to attract the world's great sopranos to the role of Violetta, the latest being Aleksandra Kurzak. 
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Magnificent Marianela: Nuñez and Muntagirov star in Swan Lake revival

Marianela Núñez (Odette) © ROH | Bill Cooper
An opulent production that is both reassuringly traditional and refreshingly new. 
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JPYA make a decent fist of Handel's Susanna in the Linbury Theatre

Patrick Terry (Joacim) and Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha (Susanna) © ROH | Stephen Cummiskey
The evening’s most unbuttoned applause was reserved for two native anglophone artists, countertenor Patrick Terry and bass-baritone Michael Mofidian.
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Lise Davidsen leads a revolutionary Fidelio at Covent Garden

Lise Davidsen (Leonore) © ROH | Bill Cooper
An outstanding role debut from Davidsen, a star-studded vocal cast and a revelatory orchestral performance make a Beethoven anniversary performance to savour.
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