ROYAL OPERA HOUSE

Royal Opera House

This season features new productions and timeless classics from The Royal Opera, showcasing an exciting roster of international talent performing on the Royal Opera House’s iconic Covent Garden main stage.

Ticket Prices

$24 • General Admission
$20 • Little Members 
$20 • Students and Seniors

La Traviata : May 28 + Jun 4

ROH: La Traviata
The Royal Opera

LA TRAVIATA

3 hours and 40 minutes, including two intervals
Sung in Italian with English subtitles

Saturday, May 28 @ 12pm

Saturday, June 4 @ 12pm

19th-century Paris is a place of contrasts; glamour and superficiality, love and lust, life and death. Courtesan Violetta sings some of Verdi’s most acclaimed arias including the joyous ‘Sempre libera’, in her poignant and passionate encounters with Alfredo and Germont. Richard Eyre’s production for The Royal Opera recently celebrated 25 years on the Royal Opera House stage and this year returns with acclaimed opera star Pretty Yende as Violetta.

Cast
Pretty Yende (Violetta), Stephen Costello (Alfredo Germont), Dimitri Platanias (Giorgio Germont), Kseniia Nikolaieva (Annina), David Shipley (Doctor Grenvil), Angela Simkin (Flora Bervoix), Germán E. Alcántara (Baron Douphol), Andrés Presno (Gastone de Letorières), Jeremy White (Marquis d’Obigny)

Swan Lake: Jun 26 + Jul 3

ROH: Swan Lake
The Royal Ballet

Swan Lake

3 hours and 20 minutes, including two intervals

Sunday, June 26 @ 12pm

Sunday, July 3 @ 12pm

This classic fairytale represents the battle between good and evil, and the attemptof love to conquer all. The magic of the lakes, forests and palaces is brought to life with glittering designs by John Macfarlane and sublime score by Tchaikovsky. The Royal Ballet’s sumptuous production of Swan Lake returns to the Royal Opera House stage after its 2020 revival was interrupted by the pandemic’s closure of theatres. This classic of the repertory is testament to the late choreographer Liam Scarlett’s abiding love of classicism and innate musicality, which shine through this production.

Cast
Lauren Cuthbertson (Odette/Odile)William Bracewell (Prince Siegfried)

Previous Screenings

Rigoletto : Apr 2 + 9

ROH: Rigoletto
The Royal Opera

RIGOLETTO

3 hours, including one intervals
Sung in Italian with English subtitles

Saturday, April 2, 2022

Saturday, April 9, 2022

In a pitiless world of luxurious decadence, corruption and social decay, Director of The Royal Opera Oliver Mears sets his scene. In his first work for his own Company, Mears brings Verdi’s masterpiece into the modern world. Verdi’s thrilling Rigoletto pits power against innocence, beauty against ugliness, conducted by Sir Antonio Pappano.This special anniversary screening of Verdi’s Rigoletto celebrates 171 years since its premiere in 1851.

Cast
Carlos Álvarez (Rigoletto), Liparit Avetisyan (Duke of Mantua), Lisette Oropesa (Gilda), Brindley Sherratt (Sparafucile), Ramona Zaharia (Maddalena), Eric Greene (Count Monterone), Kseniia Nikolaieva (Giovanna), Dominic Sedgwick (Marullo), Egor Zhuravskii (Borsa), Blaise Malaba (Count Ceprano)

Tosca – Feb 5 + 12, 2022

ROH: Tosca
The Royal Opera

TOSCA

3 hours and 25 minutes, including two intervals
Sung in Italian with English subtitles

Saturday, February 5, 2022

Saturday, February 12, 2022

Into the romantic world of an idealistic painter Cavaradossi and his sensuous lover Tosca comes the malevolence of Baron Scarpia, Chief of Police, with fatal results. Elena Stikina, Bryan Hymeland Alexey Markovbring to life one of the best loved operas in The Royal Opera repertory: Puccini’s Tosca. From the demonic chords with which it famously begins to the violent twist of the opera’s shock ending, the tension never lets up for a moment. Love and evil come –thrillingly –face to face in Jonathan Kent’s intense production.

Cast
Elena Stikina (Floria Tosca), Bryan Hymel (Mario Cavaradossi), Alexey Markov (BaronScarpia), Hubert Francis (Spoletta), Yuriy Yurchuk (Cesare Angelotti), Jeremy White (Sacristan), Jihoon Kim (Sciarrone)

Romeo & Juliet – Mar 13 + 20, 2021

ROH: Tosca
The Royal Ballet

ROMEO & JULIET

3 hours and 25 minutes, including two intervals

Sunday, March 13, 2022

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Romeo and Juliet has become a great modern ballet classic of the ballet repertory since its creation by Royal Ballet Director Kenneth MacMillan and its premiere in 1965In this special screening on Valentine’s Day, the doomed lovers attempt to find their way through the color and action of Renaissance Verona, where a busy market all too quickly bursts into sword fighting and a family feud leads to tragedy for both the Montagues and the Capulets.

Cast
Marcelino Sambé (Romeo), Anna-Rose O’Sullivan (Juliet)