- 19 February—4 April 2019
Love and friendship triumph in Carlos Acosta's vibrant production of this dazzling ballet.
- 21 February—3 March 2019
In this new opera by composer Gavin Higgins and best-selling author Francesca Simon, the teenage daughter of Norse god Loki tries to find her place in the mythical world.
- 21–26 February 2019
Rising stars Amanda Majeski and Pavel Cernoch make Royal Opera debuts in Richard Jones's production of the second work in The Royal Opera's Janácek cycle.
- 25 February—16 March 2019
Thomas Allen and five young operatic talents star in Mozart's theatrical and tuneful comedy about love and fidelity.
- 5–23 March 2019
Love, grief and the desire for power over death fuel a tragic spiral of events in this revival of Liam Scarlett's first full-length ballet.
- 8–9 March 2019
National Dance Company Wales return to the Royal Opera House performing three dances to amuse and amaze, alongside participatory events.
- 12 March 2019
A special celebration of the life of one of The Royal Ballet's beloved Principal dancers.
- 15–17 March 2019
Dutch ballet company Introdans performs a programme of neoclassical dance works from its award-winning repertory.
- 21 March—22 April 2019
Christof Loy directs a star-studded cast of singers in Verdi's epic opera, conducted by Antonio Pappano.
- 26 March—11 June 2019
Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers encounter passion and tragedy in Kenneth MacMillan's 20th-century ballet masterpiece.
- 27 March—7 April 2019
Sparks fly in a new, intriguingly theatrical production which pits two strong women against princes and each other in a battle of love and politics.
- 3 April 2019
Join Carlos Acosta for this exclusive film screening and Q&A about his life as a dancer.
- 11 April—6 May 2019
Gounod's most popular opera returns in David McVicar's stunning Parisian production, with singers including Michael Fabiano, Diana Damrau and Erwin Schrott.
- 11–12 April 2019
A unique and exciting opportunity to see emerging choreographic talent, from choreography still in the making to fully-fledged works.
- 13–14 April 2019
Through dance, theatre and comedy, innovative theatre company Lost Dog tell the story of Shakespeare’s young lovers – if they hadn’t died in a tragic misunderstanding but lived not-so-happily ever after.
- 16 April—4 May 2019
The true story of a young refugee’s journey through Africa told through music, singing and dance, based on the book by Jonny Steinberg.
- 18 April—4 May 2019
Isango Ensemble re-tell the story of a real-life, tragic maritime disaster, based on the book by Fred Khumalo.
- 23 April—10 May 2019
Deborah Warner stages the first production of Britten's all-male opera at Covent Garden for nearly two decades, with Jacques Imbrailo, Toby Spence and Brindley Sherratt in the lead roles.
- 8–21 May 2019
Christopher Wheeldon's ballet to a specially written score by Ezio Bosso has been acclaimed as one of his finest works.
- 8–21 May 2019
Crystal Pite's ballet is a moving exploration of the refugee crisis, from the plight of millions of displaced people to individual human relationships
- 8–21 May 2019
Acclaimed contemporary choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui creates his first work for The Royal Ballet
- 14–17 May 2019
Choreographer Yolande Yorke-Edgell's touring company celebrates its twentieth anniversary with performances of four ballets by dance-makers including Kenneth MacMillan, Robert Cohan and Sophia Stoller.
- 15–20 May 2019
Henze’s astonishing final opera is a rhapsodic re-imagining of a classical tragedy. This production is brought to life by The Royal Opera's Jette Parker Young Artists.
- 20 May—9 June 2019
David McVicar's stunning production of Giordano's greatest opera returns with Roberto Alagna as the revolutionary poet Andrea Chénier.
- 24–30 May 2019
Extraordinary Canadian dance company Cas Public returns to the Royal Opera House with a work for children and adults which takes dancer Cai Glover’s hearing impairment as an inspiration point.
- 24 May—20 June 2019
Puccini's thrilling opera returns with star singers Kristine Opolais, Angela Gheorghiu, Vittorio Grigòlo, Bryn Terfel and Marco Vratogna in the lead roles.
- 4–14 June 2019
Frederick Ashton's poignant ballet captures the essence of Turgenev's play about family and unrequited love.
- 4–14 June 2019
Good confronts evil in Mikhail Fokine's classic ballet about a magical Firebird, a powerful magician and a noble Prince.
- 4–14 June 2019
Balanchine's dazzling neoclassical ballet, set to Bizet's Symphony no.1 is a joyful showcase for the whole Company.
- 5–8 June 2019
Award-winning director Ivo van Hove directs a brilliant cast in a touching staging of Janácek’s dramatic song cycle.
- 8 June 2019
The Royal Ballet pays tribute to its Prima Ballerina Assoluta, Margot Fonteyn, with a special celebratory performance to mark the centenary of her birth.
- 13–15 June 2019
Cassa Pancho's virtuoso company of black and Asian classically trained dancers returns to the Royal Opera House, with a dynamic mixed programme of two ballets from leading choreographers.
- 18 June—6 July 2019
The Young Talent Festival celebrates a wealth of emerging artists from across Europe’s junior companies and premiere dance schools.
- 19 June—3 July 2019
Bryn Terfel leads a predominantly British cast as the tormented Tsar Boris in Richard Jones's production of Musorgsky's magnificent opera.
- 22 June—20 July 2019
Bizet's greatest opera tells the story of the enigmatic and seductive Carmen and the dangerous passion she arouses in Don José.
- 29 June—21 July 2019
Mozart's great comic opera of intrigue, misunderstanding and forgiveness returns with Christian Gerhaher and Simon Keenlyside as the clever Figaro and his aristocratic master.
- 8–20 July 2019
An exciting young cast take on Donizetti's sparkling French comic opera in Laurent Pelly's hilarious production.
- 14 July 2019
This summer showcase offers a chance to see the depth and breadth of talent emerging from The Royal Ballet School.
- 21 July 2019
Participants in the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme during the 2018/19 Season take centre stage in a programme of opera extracts.
- 23–24 July 2019
Welsh National Opera returns to the Royal Opera House with a piece of Russian history in David Pountney’s new production of Prokofiev’s opera.
- 29 July—10 August 2019
The Bolshoi Ballet opens its Covent Garden season with Yuri Grigorovich’s sensational production of a Russian favourite.
- 2–14 August 2019
The Bolshoi Ballet’s spellbinding prouction of Tchaikovsky’s glorious ballet, with choreography by Yuri Grigorovich after Petipa and Ivanov.
- 7–8 August 2019
The Bolshoi Ballet brings Alexei Ratmansky’s enchanting production, set to Shostakovich’s colourful score.
- 15–17 August 2019
The Bolshoi Ballet present a sparkling adaptation of a Petipa classic, restaged by Alexei Fadeyechev.