Royal Opera House
The Royal Opera, under the direction of Antonio Pappano, is one of the world’s leading opera companies. Based in the iconic Covent Garden theatre, it is renowned both for its outstanding performances of traditional opera and for commissioning new works by today’s leading opera composers. In recent years, The Royal Opera has given an average of 150 performances per season (September–July) of approximately twenty operas, nearly half of these being new productions.
And under the leadership of Director Kevin O’Hare, grand balletic tradition and an illustrious heritage are united with innovation, daring and exceptional standards of artistry, creativity and stagecraft to produce supreme theatre given by the Royal Ballet.
Savoy Cinemas is proud to bring you live broadcasts from the Royal Opera House and Royal Ballet, showcasing the very best performances that this powerhouse has to offer.
Puccini's Madama Butterfly is one of the most popular of all operas, with ravishing music and a heartbreaking story of a loving geisha deserted by a callous American husband. Much-loved soprano Ermone...
- Thu 30 Mar to Sun 2 Apr
- 165 minutes
George Balanchine's evocation of the sparkle of emeralds, rubies and diamonds is a brilliant ballet classic. The French Romantic music of Fauréprovides the impetus for the subtlety and lyricism of 'Em...
- Tue 11 Apr to Sun 16 Apr
- 150 minutes
This gorgeous mixed programme demonstrates the great creative vision of Frederick Ashton, Founder Choreographer of The Royal Ballet. The Dream is Ashton's adaptation of Shakespeare's riotous comedy in...
- Wed 7 Jun to Sun 11 Jun
- 120 minutes
World-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello in Verdi's passionate retelling of Shakespeare's great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder. Soprano Maria Agresta will be his Des...
- Wed 28 Jun to Sun 2 Jul
- 165 minutes