La Clemenza di Tito, on stage and streamed online
Main Stage, selected dates from Monday 17 May – Sunday 23 May 2021
The Royal Opera will bring together an international group of distinguished singers to perform Mozart’s opera seria, La clemenza di Tito, in a new production directed by Richard Jones, beautifully designed by Olivier-award winning Ultz and performed under the baton of conductor Mark Wigglesworth. The work, performed from the Main Stage and available to watch in-person or live online.
Live stream: 21 May 2021 (£16)
Ticket prices: £7 – £155
Current, Rising, Linbury Theatre, selected dates from Friday 21 May – Thursday 10 June 2021
The Royal Opera House opens its doors after a year of closure for a dedicated VR experience this spring. Immerse yourself in the world’s first opera in hyper reality: Current, Rising and go on a journey that takes you to new worlds. Developed by a female-led creative team, the 15-minute hyper-reality opera experience combines virtual reality with a multisensory set, inviting audiences to step into a bespoke ‘Opera Tardis’ and experience a dream-like journey carried musically by a poem layered in song.
Public booking opens: 7 May 2021
Ticket price: £20
ROH Unmasked, available online only until Sunday 23 May 2021
This free, 30-minute, ROH-produced film with operatic highlights from across the repertory, gets under the skin of one of the world’s most famous theatres, reflecting on the experience of its community of musicians, singers, dancers, technicians, craftspeople, staff and producers, from the day theatres were forced to close their doors in March 2020 up to the present day.
Ticket price: Free
The Seven Deadly Sins and Mahagonny Songspiel, available online only until Sunday 9 May 2021
The Royal Opera House’s first live broadcast of 2021, Bertolt Brecht’s and Kurt Weill’s The Seven Deadly Sins and Mahagonny Songspiel is available to watch via ROH stream until 9 May. This darkly satirical double bill is produced by the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme and directed by Isabelle Kettle.
Ticket price: £10
8Bit, available free via ROH social channels and online from Friday 30 April – Sunday 30 May 2021
The Royal Opera embraces the digital stage in a series of eight newly-commissioned experimental experiences. 8bit – eight short ‘bits’ of digital opera – brings together some of the most innovative contemporary artists in five short films, two audio performances and a web browser experiment, all of which can be enjoyed from your own home.
Ticket price: Free