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La Traviata

The most celebrated and much loved fallen woman in the history of art and literature is brought back to life in this 14th revival of Richard Eyre’s ...
L’elisir D’amore © ROH Photo Bill Cooper
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L’Elisir D’Amore

L’elisir D’amore, with its highly effective musical contrasts, propelled Donizetti into further international recognition and stardom in 1832, con...
Guards at the Taj Bush Theatre Credit Marc Brenner
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Guards at the Taj

An impressive revitalisation of a late Victorian building, has transformed an old library into a place of culture, where library, café and the Bush T...
ADRIANA LECOUVREUR © ROH. PHOTO BY CATHERINE ASHMORE
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Adriana Lecouvreur

David McVicar’s production of Francesco Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur, an accomplished and theatrically engaging opera, can be summed up as a triumph...
Love, National Theatre. Photo by Sarah Lee
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LOVE

In 90 minutes of a gripping performance, Alexander Zeldin’s slice of social reality unnerves as it unfolds. Love succeeds where many fail in explori...
ROH Les Contes d’Hoffman (C) ROH. PHOTOGRAPHER CATHERINE ASHMORE
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Les Contes d’Hoffman

John Schlesinger’s original production with William Dudley's lavish sets and Maria Björnson’s exquisite costumes, provide an inspired backdrop to...
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Il Trovatore

In 1851 Verdi wrote to his librettist Cammarano “the more unusual and bizarre the better”  urging him to complete the libretto for Il Trovator...
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The Importance of Being Earnest

Gerald Barry’s opera based on Oscar Wilde’s masterpiece ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ uses the skeleton of the play beefed-up with wild, b...
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NotMoses

Gary Sinyor’s first play ‘NotMoses’ draws its narrative arc from the Old Testament books of Genesis and Exodus. It comprises a sequence of scene...
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Boris Godunov

An interesting, yet traditional, reading of Mussorgsky’s masterpiece is presented at the Royal Opera House in the original (1869) seven-scene versi...