Opera & Dance

With The Royal Ballet and English National Opera within a short walk of One Aldwych, guests looking for classic culture will be spoilt for choice.

Royal Opera House

3 minute walk


Until 15 July 2017

Antonio Pappano conducts a new production of Verdi’s thrilling Shakespeare-inspired opera directed by Keith Warner, starring Jonas Kaufmann and Gregory Kunde in the title role.

L'Elisir D'Amore

Until 22 June 2017

Laurent Pelly’s sunny production of Donizetti’s joyous opera returns with two world-class casts, led by Pretty Yende and Liparit Avetisyan, and Aleksandra Kurzak and Roberto Alagna.

English National Opera: London Coliseum

9 minute walk

Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD

Until 17 June 2017

In the empty twilight between life and death, saxophonist Charlie Parker composes his final masterpiece.

The Barber of Seville

Until 30 October 2017

Bribery, deception and disguise. Figaro needs all his wiles to help the Count out-wit Dr Bartolo and ensure true love wins the day.

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