Live Events

RO: Madama Butterfly

LIVE
170 minutes
With a score that includes Butterfly’s aria, ‘Un bel di, vedremo’ (‘One fine day’) and Humming Chorus, Giacoma Puccini’s opera is entrancing and ultimately heart-breaking

Performance Time: Tuesday, 27 September 2022 @ 19:15

RB: Mayerling

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

Performance Time: Wednesday, 05 October 2022 @ 19:15

RO: Aida

LIVE
170 minutes
In this new production, director Robert Carsen situates Verdi’s large-scale political drama within a contemporary world, framing its power struggles and toxic jealousies in the apparatus of a modern, totalitarian state.

Performance Time: Wednesday, 12 October 2022 @ 18:45

RO: La Bohème

LIVE
170 minutes
Richard Jones’s recent production perfectly captures the vulnerability of youth amid the harshness and glamour of a big city. Atmospheric designs by Stewart Laing evoke both the poverty of the bohemians’ attic home and the splendour of Paris’s shopping arcades on Christmas Eve.

Performance Time: Thursday, 20 October 2022 @ 19:15

Coldplay Music Of The Spheres Live Broadcast From Buenos Aires

LIVE
150 minutes
Experience the stunning spectacle of Coldplay’s record-breaking Music Of The Spheres world tour at your local cinema with this spectacular worldwide live broadcast of the band’s sold out concert at Buenos Aires’ River Plate stadium. The show has attracted rave reviews from fans and critics alike, with The Guardian calling it "genuinely stunning". the New York Post describing it as “a night for the history books” and Glasgow Evening Times heralding it as "the greatest show on Earth". Now you can celebrate Coldplay live on the big screen, broadcast directly from Argentina. Watch as the band perform classic hits from across their career including Yellow, The Scientist, Fix You, Viva La Vida, A Sky Full Of Stars and My Universe in a stadium bursting with lights, lasers, fireworks and LED wristbands - all of which combine to make Coldplay’s concerts such a joyful and life-affirming experience. This beautifully-filmed feature presentation is directed by acclaimed BAFTA-winning and Grammy-nominated director Paul Dugdale. Please note this event has been time shifted due to suit local time zones.

Performance Time: Saturday, 29 October 2022 @ 15:30

The Royal Ballet: A Diamond Celebration

LIVE
170 minutes
In November, to mark 60 years of the Friends of the Royal Opera House, a stunning roster of Principals perform in The Royal Ballet: A Diamond Celebration – an evening that comprises of three world premieres, George Balanchine’s Diamonds and the Company’s first performance of For Four by Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon.

Performance Time: Wednesday, 16 November 2022 @ 19:15

RO: The Nutcracker

LIVE
170 minutes
Peter Wright’s much loved production for The Royal Ballet, with gorgeous period designs by Julia Trevelyan Oman, keeps true to the spirit of this festive ballet classic, combining the thrill of the fairy tale with spectacular dancing.

Performance Time: Thursday, 08 December 2022 @ 19:15

RB: Like Water for Chocolate

LIVE
100 minutes
Never Before Seen In Cinema and, based on Laura Esquivel’s captivating novel of the same name

Performance Time: Thursday, 19 January 2023 @ 19:15

RO: The Barber of Seville

LIVE
170 minutes
Expect heart-melting serenades, ridiculous disguises and a fairytale ending waiting just out of reach. From the barber’s opening number ‘Largo al factotum’, with its cry of ‘Figaro!,’to Rosina’s feisty aria ‘Una voce poco fa,’Gioachino Rossini’s comic opera is a riotously entertaining affair.

Performance Time: Wednesday, 15 February 2023 @ 19:15

RO: Turandot

LIVE
170 minutes
Puccini’s score is rich in musical marvels (featuring ‘Nessun dorma’), while Andrei Serban’s production draws on Chinese theatrical tradition to evoke a colourful fantasy tableau of ancient Peking.

Performance Time: Wednesday, 22 March 2023 @ 19:15

RB: Cinderella

LIVE
100 minutes
A creative team steeped in the magic of theatre, film, dance and opera brings new atmosphere to Cinderella’s ethereal world of fairy godmothers and pumpkin carriages, handsome princes and finding true love.

Performance Time: Wednesday, 12 April 2023 @ 19:15

RO: The Marriage of Figaro

LIVE
170 minutes
David McVicar’s glorious production of Mozart’s ever-popular comic opera conducted by Antonio Pappano

Performance Time: Thursday, 27 April 2023 @ 18:45

RB: The Sleeping Beauty

LIVE
170 minutes
Be swept away by Tchaikovsky’s ravishing music and Oliver Messel’s sumptuous designs with this true gem from the classical repertory.

Performance Time: Wednesday, 24 May 2023 @ 19:15

RO: Il Trovatore

LIVE
170 minutes
Adeele Thomas’s energetic staging sets Verdi’s tale in a Hieronymus Bosch inspired universe of medieval superstition. On the podium, Antonio Pappano conducts Verdi’s dramatic score

Performance Time: Tuesday, 13 June 2023 @ 19:15