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The very best opera and ballet to book in this Winter Season at the Royal Opera House
Ulysses has been at sea for years. Faithful Penelope has fought off would-be lovers. But how will it be when they are finally reunited?
Schumann, Vivaldi and Monteverdi get a makeover at the music festival designed to shake off the winter blues
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Monteverdi's atmospheric Vespers, Handel opera and heavenly music by JS Bach dominate this year's programme
Operas by Handel, Cavalli and Monteverdi are staged on an intimate scale and in exciting new interpretations
A century-spanning recital with the Czech mezzo and Italian harpsicordist, running from Monteverdi to Rihm
Ian Bostridge and Elizabeth Watts star in a concert performance of Monteverdi's opera, with the Academy of Ancient Music