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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: Il Trovatore at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House Opera in London at the 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: 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". Manon Lescaut will be coming to London until December, for a run at the Royal Opera House.
 
Opera in London: Der Rosenkavalier at Royal Opera House

3rd

Royal Opera House Renee Fleming will be starring in Richard Strauss' comedy opera "Der Rosenkavalier", at the Royal Opera House.
Opera in London: Carmen On Ice at Wembley Arena

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Wembley Arena Bizet's much-loved opera 'Carmen' will be transformed into a spectacular ice show at the SSE Arena.
 
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: 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: 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. You can hear the opera Madam Butterfly at the Royal Opera House until April.
Opera in London: Written On Skin 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 George Benjamin and Martin Crimp's "Written on Skin".
 
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: Katherine Jenkins at Barbican Hall

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Barbican Hall Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins will be performing some of her favourite songs at Barbican Hall.
 
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.
Opera in London: Royal Festival Hall

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Royal Festival Hall The London Philharmonic will be performing Beethoven's "Fidelio" at the Royal Festival Hall.
 
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: Winters Tale at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum The world premiere of Ryan Wigglesworth's "The Winter's Tale" — an opera version of Shakespeare's tale of reconciliation.
Opera in London: Pirates Of Penzance at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum Gilbert and Sullivan's swashbuckling farce "The Pirates of Penzance" is coming to the London Coliseum in February.
Opera in London: Partenope at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum The London Coliseum will be putting on a production of Handel's comic opera, "Partenope", for one week in March.
 
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: Adriana Lecouvreur at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of "Adriana Lecouvreur" — a romantic drama of unrequited love.
 
Opera in London: Exterminating Angel at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on the premiere of Thomas Ades new opera, "The Exterminating Angel"
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: Otello at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House Opera in London at the Royal Opera House. "Otello" uses Shakespeare's tragic plot as the basis for one of Verdi's best-loved opera scores.
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. See Merchant Of Venice at the Royal Opera House in July, when the classical opera comes to London.
 
Opera in London: Royal Festival Hall

23rd

Royal Festival Hall The Philharmonia Orchestra will be performing a selection of arias from the best-loved operas, at the Royal Festival Hall.
Opera in London: L Elisir D Amore at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House Donizetti's comedy opera "L'elisir d'amore" tells the story of Nemorino, who tries to woo his love with a fake love potion.
 
 
 

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