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Swan Lake: special performance for Ukraine at the Royal Opera House review - stunning

London Evening Standard 06 May 2022
Four prima ballerinas and a host of co-stars made this a night to remember ... .

This brutish show should be pensioned off: David Alden's Lohengrin at the Royal Opera House ...

The Daily Mail 23 Apr 2022
A couple of generations of London-based Wagnerites got their Lohengrin at the Royal Opera from a charmingly romantic production by Elijah Moshinsky ... It was also touching that the Royal Opera brings back Jennifer Davis as Elsa (above, with Jovanovich) ... It was also touching that the ...

Peter Grimes at the Royal Opera House is a magisterial performance, but it's a shame ...

The Daily Mail 26 Mar 2022
The emergence of Elgar corrected that calumny, but it still took until after the Second World War for a world-class opera by a British composer to appear ... But this is nevertheless a compelling account of an opera that seems to grow in stature and recognition every passing year and ...

Peter Grimes at the Royal Opera House review: Deborah Warner’s production is evocative and theatrical

London Evening Standard 18 Mar 2022
The director evokes neglected contemporary estuary towns in her new version of the coastal tragedy ... .

It's worth staying until Act III! Oliver Mears's Rigoletto at the Royal Opera House features ...

The Daily Mail 05 Mar 2022
Royal Opera House, London Until Saturday ... Why would Covent Garden’s new director of opera, in his first new production at the House, draw on a five-year-old effort for a small country house opera? ... Luca Salsi (above, left) is truly excellent as Rigoletto and Francesco Demuro (above, right) as the Duke has a good voice, but it's too small.

Bajazet review – Vivaldi’s baroque opera reaches the Royal Opera House

The Guardian 06 Feb 2022
Bajazet is the first Vivaldi opera to be staged under the Royal Opera House’s roof, and if anyone needs persuading that this is a good idea then Adele Thomas’s production, a collaboration with Irish National Opera that has already toured Ireland for ...

Perfumer Roja Dove on capturing the scent of the Royal Opera House Muscat

The National 27 Jan 2022
Fragrance king creates bespoke perfume to mark the 10th anniversary season of the cultural destination ....

Nabucco at the Royal Opera House review: terrific singing elevates a clunky production

London Evening Standard 22 Dec 2021
The direction doesn’t stand up but the performances are knockout ... .

The Nutcracker at the Royal Opera House review: Unfailingly enchanting

London Evening Standard 24 Nov 2021
It doesn’t matter how many times you see this show, it’s absolutely magical ... .

Phyllida Lloyd Macbeth at the Royal Opera House review: outstanding performances in an imaginative production

London Evening Standard 17 Nov 2021
This brilliantly frugal production provides a splendid backdrop for some excellent voices ... .

The Dante Project by Wayne McGregor at the Royal Opera House review: One hell of ...

London Evening Standard 15 Oct 2021
The choreographer’s latest epic follows the poet’s journey from the inferno to the light - and it’s heavenly ... .

Rigoletto at the Royal Opera House review — recycled staging of Verdi opera is safe but uninspiring

The Times/The Sunday Times 19 Sep 2021
His previous post as artistic director of Northern Ireland Opera was notable for its resourcefulness on an infinitesimally small budget (compared with the Royal Opera House’s, anyway).

Rigoletto at the Royal Opera House review - worth the 30 year wait

London Evening Standard 14 Sep 2021
Antonio Pappano was in full command of his first production of the show in three decades - just as he prepares to leave Covent Garden ... .

The tycoon, the Royal Opera House and the controversial sale of an £11m Hockney

The Independent 02 Sep 2021
When Carphone Warehouse billionaire and major Tory donor David Ross suddenly quit as chair of the Royal Opera House in May, just months into a four-year role, industry insiders were stunned.

Bill Bailey at the Royal Opera House review: Like a stand-up Midas, everything turned to gold

London Evening Standard 03 Aug 2021
Even the weaker jokes were hoisted over the line by the sheer weight of his charm ... .

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