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Most popular operas in London

See what’s on at the opera with our guide to the most popular operas being played in London’s classical music halls.

Opera in London: Cosi Fan Tutte at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House Opera at the Royal Opera House London. Mozart's "Cosi Fan Tutte" tells the story of two seemingly faithful couples, who have their love tested for a bet.
Opera in London: Pearl Fishers at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum Bizet's "The Pearl Fishers" is a moving story of friendship, tested to breaking point by the arrival of the beautiful Leila. Pearl Fishers will be coming to London until December, for a run at the London Coliseum.
 
Opera in London: Tosca at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum The London Coliseum is putting on a production of Puccini's "Tosca", a story full of love, lust, murder and political intrigue.
Opera in London: Andrea Bocelli at O2 Arena

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O2 Arena Italian opera star Andrea Bocelli will be coming to The O2 in October in support of his latest album, 'Cinema'.
 
Opera in London: Don Giovanni at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum Mozart's comic opera "Don Giovanni" is an exhilarating re-telling of the Don Juan legend, following his final 24 hours on earth.
Opera in London: The Nose at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Shostakovich's debut opera, a surrealist satire called 'The Nose'.
 
Opera in London: Il Barbiere Di Siviglia at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Rossini's "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" (The Barber of Seville). The classical opera Il Barbiere Di Siviglia will be running until October at the Royal Opera House.
Opera in London: Norma at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House Opera at the Royal Opera House London. The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Bellini's opera "Norma", in a contemporary setting.
 
Opera in London: Il Trovatore at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Verdi's "Il trovatore", which includes the famous "Anvil Chorus".
Opera in London: Carmina Burana at Royal Albert Hall

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Royal Albert Hall Hear Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana" sung like you've never heard it sung before — with 400 voices at the Royal Albert Hall.
 
Opera in London: Manon Lescaut at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will putting a production of Jonathan Kent's version of Puccini's "Manon Lescaut".
Opera in London: Der Rosenkavalier at Royal Opera House

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Royal Opera House Renee Fleming will be starring in Richard Strauss' comedy opera "Der Rosenkavalier", at the Royal Opera House.
 
Opera in London: Die Meistersinger Von Nurnbeg at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Wagner's comic opera "Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg".
Opera in London: La Traviata at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House "La Traviata" is one of Verdi's best-loved operas, and tells the story of a doomed love affair between Violetta and Alfredo.
Opera in London: Madam Butterfly at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House Puccini's 'Madama Butterfly' tells of the doomed love that Cio-Cio-San has for the American naval officer Pinkerton.
Opera in London: Turandot at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House is putting on a production of Puccini's "Turandot", famous for its dramatic aria "Nessun Dorma".
 
Opera in London: Les Contes D Hoffmann at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Offenbach's operatic swansong "The Tales of Hoffmann".
Opera in London: Barbican Hall

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to Barbican Hall Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra will be performing Ligeti's "Le grand macabre" at Barbican Hall.
 
Opera in London: Merchant Of Venice at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice', by Andre Tchaikowsky.
Opera in London: Mitridate Re Di Ponto at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of one of Mozart's early operas, "Mitridate, re di Ponto"
 
Opera in London: Otello at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House Opera at the Royal Opera House London. "Otello" uses Shakespeare's tragic plot as the basis for one of Verdi's best-loved opera scores.
Opera in London: Lulu Opera at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum The London Coliseum will be putting on a production of Berg's gritty opera, "Lulu", about a dangerous and amoral seductress. The opera Lulu Opera will be running at the London Coliseum in November.
 
Opera in London: Don Carlo at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be performing Verdi's "Don Carlo", an opera about love, ambition and intrigue in Spain.
Opera in London: Rigoletto at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum Jonathan Miller's production of Verdi's "Rigoletto" shifts it into New York's Little Italy, and sets Rigoletto against the Mafia.
 
 
 

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