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Meet the men and women who pass judgement on first night and the people behind some of the best London opera productions
Richard Strauss's richly orchestrated opera based on the Greek tragedy in which a furious daughter avenges the murder of her father
Passions run high and jealousy proves deadly in this award-winning, heat-soaked double bill
A water nymph falls for a mortal prince but can only live on land if she forsakes her beautiful voice in Dvorak's poignant opera
New production of Mozart's evergreen comedy by director Joe Hill-Gibbins boasts the best of British and guest artists
A young woman's hopes of marriage are dashed by a rash act, and her baby faces an uncertain future, in Janácek's opera
Welcome return to the Coliseum of Anthony Minghella's production of Puccini's tragedy. A young Japanese woman falls for an American officer, but their marriage is doomed
A femme fatale is tempted when she finds a man who, unusually, does not fall for her. But when the tables are turned, the flirtation becomes deadly
Celebrating 25 years at Covent Garden, a classic production of Verdi's tragic opera returns
The international soprano sings music from her native Russia and from the great Italian operatic repertoire in a rare solo recital in the capital
Two short operas, by Delius and Puccini, in which the love of ordinary people is tested to breaking point
In Franz Lehár's comic opera a wealthy woman turns the tables on the men, but a country's future is at stake...
An exciting young cast perform Verdi's tragic opera, set in Mantua and featuring the soprano Anna Patalong as the love-sick Gilda
Tchaikovsky's opera of first love, loss and maturity, packed with stirring melodies and powerful choruses, is given a new production with a starry cast
Jonas Kaufmann stars in Beethoven's heroic opera, in the year that marks 250 years since the composer's birth
It's a helter-skelter ride in music for Lewis Carroll's Alice with Gerald Barry's breakneck opera based on adventures down the rabbit hole
World-class stars, the cream of British talent and new productions promise a spectacular season
The larger-than-life character of Luciano Pavarotti came to define and transcend his operatic world. Director Ron Howard is bringing his story to the screen
Seven new productions, four based on the Orpheus myth, and revivals of Bizet, Puccini and G&S
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
A Verdi drama, a Mozart comedy and a backstage romp by Richard Strauss are joined by an Italian rarity in the Opera Holland Park programme for June
– July 2018