Royal Opera House 2023/2024 Season 13 July 2023 Share THE NEW ROYAL OPERA HOUSE EVENT CINEMA SEASON IS NOW ON SALE This exciting programme offers audiences the best seat in the house – sharing the joy of live performance and the beauty of world class art All tickets £18 Full Price, £17 Concessions royal opera: das rheingold Sun 24 Sep | 2pm (ENCORE) Director Barrie Kosky joins forces with conductor Antonio Pappano in a bold new imagining of the first chapter of Wagner's Ring cycle. ROYAL OPERA: L'ELISIR D'AMORE Thu 5 Oct | 7.15pm (LIVE) Expect sun, fun and vocal acrobatics in Laurent Pelly’s much-loved staging of Donizetti’s intoxicating and witty comedy. ROYAL BALLET: DON QUIXOTE Tue 7 Nov | 7.15pm (LIVE) Teeming with comedy, wit and an abundance of bravura choreography, Carlos Acosta's production brings the Spanish heat and romance of Cervantes' classic novel to life. ROYAL BALLET: THE NUTCRACKER Tue 12 Dec | 7.15pm (LIVE)Mon 18 Dec | 2pm (ENCORE) Discover the enchantment of ballet with this sparkling festive treat for the whole family. royal ballet: manon Sun 11 Feb | 2pm (ENCORE) Torn between her desire of a life of splendour and riches and her devotion to her true love Des Grieux, the feckless and capricious Manon pays the ultimate price. ROYAL OPERA: MADAMA BUTTERFLY Tue 26 Mar | 7.15pm (LIVE)Sun 31 Mar | 2pm (ENCORE) Puccini’s devastating tragedy about a young geisha who falls in love with an American naval officer. ROYAL BALLET: MACMILLAN CELEBRATED Sun 14 Apr | 2pm (ENCORE) The Royal Ballet celebrates the breadth of Principal Choreographer Kenneth MacMillan’s one-act ballets. ROYAL BALLET: SWAN LAKE Sun 28 Apr | 2pm (ENCORE) Classical ballet's most powerful tale of love, treachery and forgiveness returns to the Royal Opera House stage. ROYAL OPERA: CARMEN Sun 5 May | 2pm (ENCORE) Aigul Akmetshina performs the title role in Damiano Michieletto's sizzling new production of Bizet’s ever-popular opera. ROYAL BALLET: THE WINTER'S TALE Sun 26 May | 2pm (ENCORE) Shakespeare’s profound story of love and loss, artfully adapted into a contemporary three-act narrative ballet by Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon, celebrates its tenth anniversary. ROYAL BALLET: MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE Sun 2 June | 2pm (ENCORE) The iconic songs of Sting. The electrifying choreography of Kate Prince. This is a tale of hope. ROYAL OPERA: andrea chenier Sun 16 June | 2pm (ENCORE) Jonas Kaufmann headlines David McVicar's spectacular staging of Giordano's epic historical drama, conducted by long-time collaborator Antonio Pappano.