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Royal Opera House

The first night of this revival of David McVicar’s staging of Rigoletto was dedicated to the memory of Dmitri Hvorostovsky, who was originally announced...

Is it my imagination of have there been some excisions in this venerable Nutcracker? I missed the naughty boys wielding wooden swords in the opening...

Paul Brown was widely regarded as one of the most imaginative stage designers of the last four decades. He was certainly one of the...

Premiered two years apart in the early 1890s, Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci soon became conjoined as a perennially successful double bill. Rodula Gaitanou’s vital...

November is dark and dank; the world is in a state of perpetual crisis. So to watch the Royal Ballet in Sylvia – Frederick...

The Royal Opera’s new production of Rossini’s melodramma tragico Semiramide – its first full staging at the venue since 1887 – was struck by...

There are two ways of programming mixed bills: either locate a common theme and encourage choreographers to riff around it or take three diverse...

Katie Mitchell's production of Lucia di Lammermoor for the Royal Opera drew howls of protest at its premiere in 2016 for its bold feminist...

Yorke Dance Project perform Kenneth MacMillan’s only barefoot ballet with a remarkable sense of enigmatic drama and technical assurance. A chamber piece for six, Sea...
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