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.
24 September - 26 October
Das Rheingold is the preliminary evening of Richard Wagner’s four-opera cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen. Dazzled by the treasure of the Rhine, dwarf Alberich forsakes love to be able to steal the gold. A ring must be forged from the gold to create immense power over the world. When the ring is taken, he places an evil curse on it but who will eventually fall under its spell?
8 - 30 October
This dark and intense ballet is based on the true story of the deaths of Crown Prince Rudolf and his teenage mistress Mary Vetsera. Emotionally unstable Prince Rudolf is haunted by death but is forced to marry Princess Stephanie. Rudolf is introduced to young woman named Mary who shares his morbid fascination and becomes his mistress. The lovers form a suicide pact which results in their tragic deaths, but the royal family are desperate to hide the truth from the world.
3 December 2018 - 15 January 2019
Tchaikovsky's iconic score is brought to live through exquisite dancing and beautiful sets for charming production of The Nutcracker. After receiving an enchanting Nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve, Clara is soon to discover a magical adventure where she battles the Mouse King and meets a handsome stranger and a Sugar Plum Fairy.