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Ballet princess! Kate takes Charlotte to watch Cinderella at the Royal Opera House ahead of ...

The Daily Mail 01 May 2023
The young royal, who will turn eight tomorrow, was at Cinderella with her mother Kate, 41, which was being performed at the Royal Opera House on Saturday afternoon ... Princess Charlotte, who turns 8 on Tuesday, celebrated with her pals at the weekend at the Royal Opera House where they watched a ballet production of Cinderella.

Dramatically powerful and sonically beguiling: Innocence, at the Royal Opera House, reviewed

The Spectator 27 Apr 2023
Kaija Saariaho and Sofi Oksanen’s new opera Innocence was premièred at the Aix-en-Provence Festival in 2021 and comes to the Royal Opera in exactly the same production by Simon Stone, the Australian director responsible for that lockdown favourite The Dig as well as a shattering staging (in Munich, in 2019) of Korngold’s Die tote Stadt.

Innocence at the Royal Opera House review: a devastating work about the aftershocks of a ...

London Evening Standard 18 Apr 2023
This extraordinarily powerful and disturbing opera by Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho is making its UK debut ... .

Cinderella at the Royal Opera House review: this lavishly redesigned show is magical, lovely and ...

London Evening Standard 28 Mar 2023
In Frederick Ashton’s take on the fairy tale, romance is tempered by comedy, elegance by eccentricity ... .

You shall go to the ballet! Cinderella at the Royal Opera House – in pictures

The Guardian 24 Mar 2023
As the Royal Ballet celebrates the 75th anniversary of Frederick Ashton’s fairytale, we go behind the scenes and take a first look at the magical production ....

Woolf Works at the Royal Opera House review: Wayne McGregor’s masterful ballet is a heartbreaker

London Evening Standard 02 Mar 2023
Alessandra Ferri resumes the central role and, at nearly 60, anchors a ballet about how it feels to sift through memory ... .

Dated and wasteful: Rusalka, at the Royal Opera House, reviewed

The Spectator 02 Mar 2023
There can be no definitive way to stage an opera, and it’s the critic’s duty to keep an open mind ... Then you pitch up at the Royal Opera House’s new production of Dvorak’s Rusalka and it’s as if some mischievous sprite has magicked you straight back to 1960 ... currently one of the little marvels of British opera.

Tannhäuser at the Royal Opera House review: a strangely torpid kind of hedonism

London Evening Standard 08 Feb 2023
Conceived for a specific singer, this staging doesn’t best serve anyone ... .

The Royal Opera House ditching its sponsor BP is pure hypocrisy

The Times/The Sunday Times 27 Jan 2023
Others, the Royal Opera and Welsh National Opera among them, have ... Yet this is the moment the Royal Opera House chooses to ditch its most loyal sponsor.

A merry Medea? Inside Lost Dog’s Ruination at the Royal Opera House – in pictures

The Guardian 01 Dec 2022
For an ‘alternative festive show’, Ben Duke and his dance company have created a witty version of the Greek myth in London’s Linbury theatre ....

Alcina at the Royal Opera House review: spellbinding and unmissable

London Evening Standard 09 Nov 2022
An endlessly inventive staging of Handel’s gloriously tuneful opera ... .

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