Rome-ing around We’re thrilled to welcome The Bolshoi Ballet to the Royal Opera House soon for an exciting three-week season of spectacular ballets. Their first performance will be Yuri Grigorovich’s production of Spartacus. In this ballet, Spartacus leads his rebellion of gladiators and slaves against the rule of empire in ancient Rome – an epic uprising that brings marching battalions, mortal combat and heroic death scenes. Pictured here is Bollshoi ballerina Eleonora Sevenard. Photo by @bachifa76 #Bolshoi
Height of summer Join us tomorrow for the Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance. Our Jette Parker Young Artists programme supports the artistic development of talented singers at the beginning of their careers. The showcase will demonstrate their talent through a varied programme of opera excerpts. Pictured here are Haegee Lee, Dominic Sedgwick and Simon Shibambu at last years performance. #ROHjpya
Sing into action Always wanted to try your hand at singing opera? Come along to one of our regular Sing at the Royal Opera House events, where all ages and abilities are encouraged to join in and explore some of the world’s biggest tunes. Head to our website to find out more.
Russian around We are excited to welcome @wnotweet to the Royal Opera House next week where they will be doing two performances of Prokofiev’s War and Peace. This new production by David Pountney features epic sets, video projections and stunning costumes. Head to the link in bio to grab tickets. #WNOWarPeace
Sing into summer We’re excited about the Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance this weekend. Our Jette Parker Young Artists programme supports the artistic development of talented singers at the beginning of their careers. The showcase will demonstrate their talent through a varied programme of opera excerpts. Head to the link in bio for tickets and further info. #ROHjpya
Fille effects Some of the cast of La Fille du régiment in costume after a recent performance on the Main Stage. Donizetti's sparkling comic opera tells the story of a woman found on a battlefield as a baby, and raised by the entire 21st Regiment as their 'daughter'. Catch the penultimate performance tonight! #ROHregiment
Carmen composed Mezzo-soprano @aigul_akhmetshina_mezzo being transformed into the role of Carmen by make-up artist Jose Rodriguez. Aigul has now finished performing the title role in Bizet’s famous opera, with @anaikmorel playing the enigmatic and seductive character in the final performance this weekend. Photo: @dancersdiary #ROHcarmen
Tour genius That's a wrap! After a month on the road in Japan and LA, The Royal Ballet's tour has officially come to an end. Now it's time for the dancers to enjoy a hard-earned break. Pictured here - the dancers after the LA premiere of ‘Inferno’, the first act of Wayne McGregor’s new ballet, The Dante Project. #RoyalBalletUSA #RoyalBalletJapan
Tutu Tuesday Did you know we run a series of classes designed for little ones to explore the wonderful world of ballet? During Ballet Dots, babies and children with their parents and carers are encouraged to move together through creative, fun and sensory workshops, which are designed to complement early years development. Head to our website to find out more.
Soprano Julia Kleiter sings ‘Porgi Amor’ from The Royal Opera’s The Marriage of Figaro. Mozart’s great comic opera is on the Main Stage until 21 July. #ROHfigaro
Chasing rainbows The Paul Hamlyn Hall looking brilliantly bright and colourful at our last Pride-themed Family Sunday. Join us for the next one on 28 July - there will be all kinds of activities for adults and children alike to participate in and learn about the worlds of ballet and opera. Head to our website to find out more.