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The Lost Thing
9 December 20194 January 2020
Linbury Theatre
This musical reimagining of Shaun Tan’s beautifully illustrated book about a boy who helps a lost thing find its way home is an enchanting collaboration between Candoco Dance Company and The Royal Opera.
La traviata
17 December 201923 March 2020
Main Stage
Opera and music
Richard Eyre's beautiful production provides the perfect setting for Verdi's opera about a courtesan who sacrifices all for love.
Coppélia
10 December 20197 January 2020
Main Stage
Ballet and dance
Broadcast to cinemas
A classic returns to The Royal Ballet with Ninette de Valois’ charming and funny ballet of love, mischief and mechanical dolls.
La bohème
10 January27 May 2020
Main Stage
Opera and music
Broadcast to cinemas
Puccini’s music and Richard Jones’s production capture the joy and heartache of young love in Paris.
Concerto / Enigma Variations / Raymonda Act III
1820 December 2019
Main Stage
Ballet and dance
Broadcast to cinemas
From The Royal Ballet’s classical origins to the home-grown choreographers who put British ballet on the world stage, this programme highlights the versatility of the Company.
Otello
922 December 2019
Main Stage
Opera and music
Verdi’s Shakespeare-inspired opera plays out the fatal consequences of romantic jealousy.
Aisha and Abhaya
21 January9 February 2020
Linbury Theatre
Ballet and dance
Rambert presents a tale of hope and fearlessness, telling the heartbreaking story of two sisters through dance.
Alice's Adventures Under Ground
39 February 2020
Main Stage
Fun, furious, frantic, and utterly fantastic! Follow a kaleidoscope of colourful characters in this joyful, headlong rush into a world gone deliciously mad.
Swan Lake
5 March16 May 2020
Main Stage
Ballet and dance
Broadcast to cinemas
The Royal Ballet revives for the first time the recent new production of Tchaikovsky’s magnificent classical ballet. Production and additional choreography by Liam Scarlett and designs by John Macfarlane.

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The Nutcracker
17 December 2019
Broadcast to cinemas
Recorded in 2016, this special performance celebrated Peter Wright's 90th birthday, and will be broadcast with new features. Additional screenings in selected cinemas throughout December.
Backstage Tour
9 December 201929 February 2020
Royal Opera House
Tours
Visit the Backstage and Front of House areas of one of the world's leading theatres as it prepares to open its doors for the evening performance.
Sing at the Royal Opera House
17 January29 May 2020
Royal Opera House
Ever wondered what it's like to sing in an opera chorus? Join us to find out.
Tea Dance
16 December 201918 May 2020
Royal Opera House
Come dancing! Cha-cha-cha along to a dance band, in beautiful surroundings that combine grandeur and elegance.
Velvet, Gilt and Glamour Tour
1112 December 2019
Royal Opera House
Tours
Whenever visitors see the historic auditorium of the Royal Opera House for the first time, it always amazes them.
Insights: The Lost Thing – Post-performance Talk
14 December 2019
Linbury Theatre
Opera and music
Join members of the cast and creative team for a post-show talk to find out how they brought Shaun Tan’s much-loved children's book to the stage.
Thurrock Tour
13 December 201928 February 2020
Thurrock
Tours
Discover the fascinating world of the craftspeople who create stunning costumes, scenery and sets for the Royal Opera House on a tour of the Bob and Tamar Manoukian Production Workshop and Costume Centre.
Live at Lunch
5 January29 May 2020
Multiple venues
Free lunchtime performances by artists of The Royal Opera, The Royal Ballet, the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House and other guest companies and performers
Recitals at Lunch
9 December 201931 May 2020
Royal Opera House
Experience an exciting programme of music in the historic Crush Room.
ROH Late
19 April 2020
Royal Opera House
Enjoy live music, dancing and performances that take you deep into the dark and delightful worlds of opera and ballet.

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