Performances

What's On This Week

Live Royal Ballet cinema

The Nutcracker

Peter Wright's interpretation of The Nutcracker has been enchanting children and adults alike since its first performance by The Royal Ballet in 1984. Lev Ivanov's 1892 ballet combined with Tchaikovsky's sumptuous, iconic...

Price: £16 (£13 concessions) plus booking fee

Showtimes

Tue 17th Dec 2019: 7:15pm book

Upcoming

The Sleeping Beauty

Live Royal Ballet cinema

The Sleeping Beauty holds a special place in The Royal Ballet’s repertory. It was the ballet with which the Company reopened the Royal Opera House in 1946 after World War II,...

Showing on Thu 16th Jan 2020

La Bohème

Live Royal Opera cinema

Richard Jones perfectly captures the blend of tragedy and comedy in La bohème, and provides an acute analysis of Puccini’s young would-be artists and their lovers, the soulful Mimì and spirited...

Showing on Wed 29th Jan 2020

Marston & Scarlett

Live Royal Ballet cinema

Cathy Marston is previously an Associate Artist of the Royal Opera House and Director of Bern Ballett, and much in demand internationally. The inspiration for her first work for The...

Showing on Tue 25th Feb 2020

Fidelio

Live Royal Opera cinema

Beethoven’s only opera is a masterpiece, an uplifting story of risk and triumph. In this new production, conducted by Antonio Pappano, Jonas Kaufmann plays the political prisoner Florestan, and Lise...

Showing on Tue 17th Mar 2020

Swan Lake

Live Royal Ballet cinema

Liam Scarlett’s glorious production of Swan Lake, new in 2018, returns for its first revival. While remaining faithful to the Marius Petipa/Lev Ivanov text, Scarlett’s additional choreography and John Macfarlane’s magnificent...

Showing on Wed 1st Apr 2020

Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci

Live Royal Opera cinema

Pietro Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana (Rustic Chivalry) and Ruggero Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci (The Players) are today Italian opera’s most famous double act, but they were written independently. Cavalleria rusticana came first, its hugely successful premiere in 1890 doubtless...

Showing on Tue 21st Apr 2020

The Dante Project

Live Royal Ballet cinema

Dante’s Divine Comedy is an epic journey through the afterlife: it encompasses the horrifying drama of Inferno and its damned, the lyrical mysticism of pilgrims on mount Purgatorio and the dazzling spheres of Paradiso with their endless configurations...

Showing on Thu 28th May 2020

Elektra

Live Royal Opera cinema

Strauss’s thrilling and audacious adaptation of Greek tragedy receives a new staging by the award-winning Christof Loy. This uncompromising opera, about a daughter intent on bloody revenge and a mother...

Showing on Thu 18th Jun 2020