Anyone seeking out entertainment in London would be well served to take a trip to the historic Royal Opera House this season. The beautiful venue boasts some of the best performances of the entertainment calendar and this month is no exception.
There are numbers of great West End hotels close to the Royal Opera House including the Piccadilly London West End which provides holidaymakers with a luxurious place to relax after a show. To get you excited and help you plan your trip, we’ve put together a list of our favourite upcoming performances.
Dec, 2017 – Jan, 2018
This classic, tragic opera has been given a refreshing facelift by the extremely talented David McVicar. His reimagining of this classic title has drawn in sold-out crowds to the Royal Opera House and has been acclaimed by critics as one of the best shows of the year.
Fans of classic Italian opera staying at the Piccadilly London West End will not want to miss out on this must-see performance. The show, which was originally written by Giuseppe Verdi, centres on the tragic story of a cursed Duke and his court jester. Be sure to grab some tickets before they all sell out.
Be sure to check out this timeless classic during your time in London a night of wonder and excitement. The tale of the Nutcracker is a story that has been told for centuries and this winter, the Royal Opera House will stage a unique performance with a wonderful cast of performers. With Sarah Lamb and Steven McRae leading the cast, the ballet promises to be one of the best performances this year. Barry Wordsworth does an amazing job of conducting Tchaikovsky’s timeless score and brings a new life to the famous ballet. This is a must-see show for anyone looking to get into the holiday spirit.
Featuring three different star-studded casts, this iconic opera has been brought together with amazing music and award-winning set designs. The story of Tosca follows the invasion of Rome by Napoleon in the 1800s and focuses on the battles and events that took place during that time. The focus on torture and violence in the performance means that it may not be the best show for a family night out but if you’re looking for entertainment on a date night, Tosca is definitely worth watching.
For a night of love, loss and amazement, be sure to check out this classic ballet that has been put together by renowned conductor, Koen Kessels. Take your seat in the hall of the main stage as you enter into a magical world of romance and supernatural events. This is another performance which is led by the talented Sarah Lamb and promises to be one of the most enchanting performances of the season. With music by the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, you’re sure to have a great night and an experience you’ll never forget.