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The hottest ticket in opera: an all-star cast in the London debut of a tried and tested production of Britten's searing opera, directed by Deborah Warner
In a season of new productions and revivals, the ones to pick now feature top directors interpreting music from across the centuries. Booking opens 10AM, Wed 24 April
The baritone star of Billy Budd on the hazards of being on stage, other roles he aspires to – and growing up with zebras
Two stories from South African history. An orphaned boy makes his own way in a tough world, and a First World War disaster is turned into one last dance
Hilarious, pocket-sized and joke-packed updating of the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta proves class and snobbery are never out of fashion
The lavish and spectacular return of Gounod's operatic take on a classic story in which a man sells his soul to the devil
The classic fairy tale is told in song and dance in a traditional German opera rethought for a modern audience in a suitably outdoor setting
The lustrous soprano Natalya Romaniw on playing 'I Spy' in Ukrainian, the great opera heroines, and corsets
Seven new productions, four based on the Orpheus myth, and revivals of Bizet, Puccini and G&S
The dazzling Firebird, resourceful Figaro and memories of Fonteyn head up two months of top performances. Booking opens 9AM, Wed 3 April
Donizetti's comedy returns to Covent Garden in a production packed with visual humour as well as musical hi-jinks
Mozart's comic opera returns to Covent Garden in the David McVicar production that has become a modern classic. The starry cast is led by Christian Gerhaher and Simon Keenlyside
Power, overweening ambition and the inevitable fall are at the heart of Mussorgsky's epic opera, returning to Covent Garden with Bryn Terfel in the title role
Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Puccini and more sung by a host of top artists at London's own country house opera
Lover, nobleman, scoundrel, liar, cheat... They all roll into one in the character of Don Giovanni, but morality will win the day in a new production by Michael Boyd
The moonlit gardens of the country house opera will add special atmosphere to Britten's opera based on Henry James's ghost story
Book now for Smetana, Mozart, Offenbach and Britten, in a season of romance, drama and comedy
On the eve of a royal wedding, a stranger tries to lighten the sombre mood of the princess bride, in Offenbach's tender opera, being given its first UK staging
Young lovers thwart the commercial ambitions of greedy parents when they attempt to put their daughter on the market, in Smetana's lively opera
See the special guest star cellist and hear Puccini and Verdi at their best, when the Spanish-born tenor reprises favourite arias on his international tour
Karlheinz Stockhausen's Donnerstag aus Licht (Thursday from Light) is a must for devotees of either electronic avant-garde or mammoth opera
Dvorak, Mozart, Rossini and more, plus a rarity directed by Fiona Shaw in a season that opens with a big Berlioz bang
Stand by for the hottest tickets in opera: this season's Glyndebourne booking opens to the public on 3 March. Here are the shows to catch
Tongue-in-cheek interpretation of Handel's heroic opera stars counter-tenor Tim Mead and Elizabeth DeShong
Mozart's magical opera of love, adventure and revenge, gets an exciting new look and first-class musical treatment
How much do you give up for love? So much that you are no longer the beloved person? That is the dilemma for the water nymph in Dvorák's traditional tale
The Cinderella fairy tale goes on a magical musical tour, with composer Jules Massenet and director Fiona Shaw
A welcome return of the stylish and genuinely funny production of Rossini's sparkling comedy, where youthful love triumphs over jealous old age
If the offer is too good to be true, it's a con. But when Faust is down on his luck, he falls for such a deal, in Berlioz's timeless opera.
Some of the Royal Opera House’s top ballet and opera productions will be available for on-demand streaming for the first time through the digital streaming service Marquee.TV
Gershwin, Verdi and an opera for all the family, all at the Theatre in the Woods
London music has broken through barriers for centuries. Be the first to hear tomorrow's classics, with musicians who explore new soundworlds