Royal Opera House

Confessions of an opera virgin: Opera is for rich, wrinkly white folk. Right?
Our deputy editor visits the opera for the first time, despite his anxiety-inducing preconceptions
Review: Don Carlo (Royal Opera House)
Verdi's opera of love and politics returns in Nicholas Hytner's production
Review: The Exterminating Angel (Royal Opera House)
A dining-room apocalypse in the nihilistic new opera from composer Thomas Adès
Meet the Royal Opera House's cast of sheep
Three sheep will appear on stage during the new opera The Exterminating Angel
Review: Madama Butterfly (Royal Opera House)
Emotional extremity as Ermonela Jaho delves fearlessly into Puccini's tragedy
Review: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Royal Opera House)
Musical riches but sour visuals in Kasper Holten's farewell production as director of opera
Review: Adriana Lecouvreur (Royal Opera House)
Angela Gheorghiu marks her 25th season at Covent Garden with a return to Cilea's tragedy
Review: La traviata (Royal Opera House)
The return of Richard Eyre's beloved production of Verdi's most popular opera
Review: Written on Skin (Royal Opera House)
George Benjamin and Martin Crimp's admired 2013 opera returns in Katie Mitchell's production
Becoming an angel with the Royal Opera House
We went behind the scenes on Katie Mitchell's revival production of Written on Skin