The Royal Opera House is launching a free programme of curated online broadcasts, musical masterclasses and cultural insights that get under the skin of both ballet and opera and offer everyone a unique look behind the scenes at one of the world's most famous cultural institutions.
In this uncertain time, and as productions and events are postponed at the Royal Opera House and around the world, the Royal Opera House has created a schedule of free broadcasts and live content that audiences can access for free anywhere, anytime across the globe, bringing both ballet and opera to every home and every device. This will include the following productions offered on demand and for free via the ROH’s Facebook and YouTube channels:
- Peter and the Wolf, The Royal Ballet, 2010 – 27 March 2020, 7pm GMT
- Acis and Galatea, The Royal Opera, 2009 – 3 April 2020, 7pm BST
- Così fan tutte, The Royal Opera, 2010 – 10 April 2020, 7pm BST
- The Metamorphosis, The Royal Ballet, 2013 – 17 April 2020, 7pm BST
The Royal Opera House invites its audience to sign up for a free 30-day trial on Marquee TV, the international multi-genre performing arts streaming service. In collaboration with the Royal Opera House, Marquee TV will bring you the very best of world-class performances on demand.
A range of recent opera and ballet productions are available including La traviata and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with new titles being added all the time.
Royal Opera House content is also available on radio, TV and online through its ongoing partnership with the BBC. Mayerling, Pappano's Greatest Arias and Darcey Bussell: Looking for Margot are all available on BBC iPlayer and can be watched at any time. Beethoven favourite Fidelio is also scheduled to be broadcast on Radio 3 at 6.30pm on Saturday 28 March.
Use the social media hashtag #OurHousetoYourHouse for more info.