The Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London is home to the Royal Opera and the Royal Ballet. It has a rich and interesting history.
The tradition of opera performance has been continued on site at Covent Garden since 1732. That’s 284 years this year!
Some interesting facts are:
Today the Royal Opera House has a stellar reputation and attracts top international guest artists. It continues to celebrate new and modern theatre, opera and dance, while at the same time maintaining a respect for tradition and a sense of deep history.
Well worth the visit next time you are in London!
View from the stage
Waiting for the Royal Ballet’s Don Quixote, December 2014