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Covent Garden's Christmas show is based on Shaun Tan's enchanting book about a boy who finds a curio on the beach
Classic production by David McVicar of Mozart's last opera returns to Covent Garden with a new cast
New production of Benjamin Britten's opera about the infatuation with a young boy of a dying man
Bryn Terfel makes a role debut at Covent Garden in the comic opera by Donizetti
Mozart's magical opera of love, adventure and revenge is set in a grand hotel
Hilarious opera set backstage at the rehearsals for – an opera. A welcome revival of Gerald Barry's comedy
Barrie Kosky's staging of Handel's opera is sure to be a hit, with Joyce DiDonato in the power-mad title role and an all-star cast
A powerful man who uses his status to seduce women looks as topical as ever, but he has met his match in Donna Anna
Massenet's romantic story of the doomed love of a passionate poet for a virtuous woman returns to Covent Garden in a visually arresting production
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
Dvorak, Mozart, Rossini and more, plus a rarity directed by Fiona Shaw in a season that opens with a big Berlioz bang
Tongue-in-cheek interpretation of Handel's heroic opera stars counter-tenor Tim Mead and Elizabeth DeShong
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