Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House (ROH) aims to enrich people’s lives through opera and ballet. Home to two of the world’s great artistic companies – The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet, performing with the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House – we seek to be always accessible and engaging, to develop audiences across the UK and to break new ground in the presentation of lyric theatre.

Bow St, London WC2E 9DD, United Kingdom


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Shostakovich - THE NOSE

One morning, Major Kovalov discovers his nose has gone missing. A desperate nose-hunt ensues. Barrie Kosky makes his Royal Opera debut with a new production of Shostakovich’s surrealist satire, conducted by Ingo Metzmacher and translated by David Pountney....


Royal Opera House | Becoming Zerlina

In a specially created documentary, follow soprano Elizabeth Watts as she takes on the role of Zerlina for the first time in Kasper Holten's production of DON GIOVANNI.
Royal Opera House: Król Roger

Royal Opera House | Holten and Aarfing discuss the set for Król Roger

Director Kasper Holten and set designer Steffen Aarfing discuss the set design in Król Roger. Kasper Holten's new production had its world premiere on 1 May 2015, conducted by Royal Opera Music Director Antonio Pappano, starring Mariusz Kwiecień (King Roger), Saimir Pirgu (The Shepherd) and Georgia Jarman (Roxana).