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The Queen of Spades

Tchaikovsky’s most ambitious opera contains some of his greatest music and is a powerful study of destructive obsession.

Upcoming productions

  • Swan Lake

    Recorded
    Ballet

    The Royal Ballet presents a new production of Tchaikovsky’s magnificent classical ballet, with additional choreography by Liam Scarlett and designs by John Macfarlane.

  • The Nutcracker

    Recorded
    Ballet

    A Christmas treat for the whole family and a classic with a special place in the hearts of ballet fans around the world.

  • La Bayadère

    Recorded
    Ballet

    Natalia Makarova's production of this 19th-century classic ballet brings an exotic world of temple dancers and noble warriors to life.

  • Die Walküre

    Recorded
    Opera

    Antonio Pappano conducts a full performance of the second opera in Richard Wagner’s epic Der Ring des Nibelungen.

  • The Queen of Spades

    Live
    Opera

    Tchaikovsky’s most ambitious opera contains some of his greatest music and is a powerful study of destructive obsession.

  • La traviata

    Live
    Opera

    Richard Eyre’s beautiful production provides the perfect setting for Verdi’s opera about a courtesan who sacrifices all for love.

  • Don Quixote

    Live
    Ballet

    Love and friendship triumph in Carlos Acosta's vibrant production of this dazzling ballet.

  • La forza del destino

    Live
    Opera

    Christof Loy directs a star-studded cast of singers, including Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann and Ludovic Tézier, in Verdi's epic opera, conducted by Antonio Pappano.

  • Faust

    Live
    Opera

    Experience the decadence and elegance of 1870s Paris in David McVicar’s spectacular production of Gounod’s best-loved opera.

  • Romeo and Juliet

    Live
    Ballet

    Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers encounter passion and tragedy in Kenneth MacMillan's 20th-century ballet masterpiece.

  • Mayerling

    Recorded
    Ballet

    Dangerous desires, family secrets and political intrigues twist through every moment of daring choreography in Kenneth MacMillan's ballet inspired by true events.

  • The Nutcracker (2017)

    Recorded
    Ballet

    A young girl’s enchanted present leads her on a wonderful Christmas adventure in this beautiful classical ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score.

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