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03/24/2017 at 13:08. Facebook
The Royal Opera House is delighted to be joining hundreds of millions of people around the world in a global ‘LIGHTS OFF’ event as part of the Earth Hour; the world’s largest public action for the environment.

We are especially proud that so many of our performing artists are standing side by side in solidarity with our staff to raise awareness.

Turn your lights off: Saturday 25 March at...
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Tonight's the night!

A unique glimpse of the opera before its UK premiere at Covent Garden next month

Livestream: Watch insights into Thomas Ades' opera The Exterminating Angel from 7.15pm
Royal Opera House
03/22/2017 at 12:34. Facebook
A trip down memory lane, with thanks to our wonderful ROH Collections.

We're so lucky to be able to explore Madama Butterfly's history at the Royal Opera House, since 1905: [ Link ]

Pictured: Charles Craig as Lieutenant F.B. Pinkerton and Sena Jurinac as Cio-Cio-San in the 1959 revival of Madama Butterfly (1950)
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03/21/2017 at 16:20. Facebook
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03/20/2017 at 10:33. Facebook
Powerful viewing

Innovative and dramatic dance to add a little substance to your Facebook feed:

Watch: 6 innovative dance works by Crystal Pite
Royal Opera House
03/18/2017 at 10:27. Facebook
Sachs appeal ⛏

How a man with a love of Monty Python-esque humour became the centre of a Wagner opera

The man behind the Meistersinger: Who was the real Hans Sachs?
Royal Opera House
03/17/2017 at 13:12. Facebook
'It's only through dance that I have any hope of speaking truthfully about something that I care so deeply about.'

Crystal Pite shares her vision and the rehearsal process for her new work for The Royal Ballet, Flight Pattern

Tickets from £3 available here: [ Link ]
Royal Opera House
03/17/2017 at 11:21. Facebook
'In over 60 yrs of ballet going to ROH, I have never seen anything like Flight Pattern'

The reaction so far to The Royal Ballet's contemporary mixed programme:

Your Reaction: What did you think of The Human Seasons / After the Rain / Flight Pattern?
A closer look at the history, music and staging of Puccini's heartbreaking opera, Madama Butterfly, live (and on demand) from 7.45pm GMT:

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Visions of a harsh, stick-wielding disciplinarian?

Think again:

What does a ballet mistress do?
'Five hours flew by...'

Your reactions to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg - anything to add?

Your Reaction: What did you think of Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg?
Here's 5 things you need to know about Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Opera Essentials: Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
'It’s through dance, only through dance, that I have any hope of speaking clearly and truthfully about something that I care so deeply about.'

Crystal Pite: Flight Pattern is my way of coping with the world at the moment
Ever wanted to control the spotlights in The Nutcracker? Or work on the set in Die Meistersinger?

Our apprentices do just that - and much, much more.

What's life like as a Royal Opera House apprentice?
Happy #InternationalWomensDay - time to celebrate opera's most triumphant female characters:

Women who win the day: Opera’s triumphant heroines
'He pushes you and through tiredness and through exhaustion you get to that point when you can go further than the line – where you can reach extremes.'

The all-consuming, mesmeric world of choreographer David Dawson's ballets

Watch: Discovering choreographer David Dawson’s ballets