Royal Opera House
3 minute walk
Experience world-class opera, classical music, theatre, ballet and dance at the home of The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera in the heart of London's Covent Garden.
15 February - 4 April
This much-loved 19th century classic is brought to life through virtuoso dancing, characterful backdrops and Ludwig’s Minkus’ wonderful score. Don Quixote and his servant Sancho Panza meet the young couple Kitri and Basilio on an chivalrous adventure. Learning that they cannot marry due to Kitri’s dominating father, Quixote cannot help intervening in the situation.
Romeo & Juliet
26 March - 11 June
Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy is reimagined in this 20th-century ballet masterpiece from Kenneth MacMillan. Passionate choreography and magnificent designs of 16th-century Verona are matched with Sergey Prokofiev’s iconic score to set the scene for the ballet’s romantic pas de deux and vibrant crowd scenes.
23 April - 10 May
Jacques Imbrailo, Toby Spence and Brindley Sherratt star as the lead roles in Benjamin Britten’s all-male opera. The new recruit on warship HMS Indomitable is Billy Budd who makes friends quickly and catches the attention of the Master of Arms, John Claggart with his kindness. But it’s not long before Billy’s goodness inspires Claggart to delve into a fury of hatred and is determined to bring Billy down with him.