Performances

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22 11:15AM & WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25 1:15PM

Julia Jones conducts The Royal Opera’s gorgeous production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute with two wonderful casts including Roderick Williams as Papageno and Janai Brugger as Pamina.

Mozart wrote Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) for a suburban theatre in Vienna, the Theater auf der Wieden. He drew on the magical spectacle and earthy comedy of

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5 11:15AM

Donizetti’s La Favorite at the Bayerische Staatsoper presents a cast of outstanding bel canto singers: star mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča as the seductive Léonor de Guzman, Matthew Polenzani as her desperate lover Fernand, and Mariusz Kwiecień as King Alphonse.

Numerous myths surround the historical figure of Léonore de Guzman, mistress of King Alfons XI of Castile, who

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12 11:15AM

The world’s most popular opera returns with an exciting young cast in Franco Zeffirelli’s legendary production. Poverty-stricken poet Rodolfo and his artist friends eke out a precarious existence in bohemian Paris, alternately practising their art, laughing, quarrelling, dodging the landlord, and living it up in their local cafe. When Rodolfo meets the delicate Mimì, the

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19 11:15AM

Amidst a bustling Turkish market, the pirate Conrad falls in love at first sight with beautiful Medora, the ward of the slave merchant Lankedem’s bazaar. Conrad kidnaps Medora when Lankedem decides to sell her to the Pasha.

Inspired by Lord Byron’s epic poem and reworked by Alexei Ratmansky from Petipa’s exotic 19th century classic, this miracle of the repertoire is one