ROH opens five new streams

Published: 21 December 2021
Reporter: Vera Liber

The Winter's Tale - Royal Ballet Credit: Johan Persson

In addition to The Dante Project and Giselle, Royal Opera House will release a further five productions online at various dates from New Year’s Eve.

From Friday 31 December 2021, The Royal Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty performed by principals Marianela Nuñez and Vadim Muntagirov will begin streaming. From The Royal Opera, David McVicar’s production of Gounod’s Faust starring Michael Fabiano as Faust, Erwin Schrott as Méphistophélès and Irina Lungu as Marguerite will be available on demand from Friday 14 January 2022.

On Thursday 20 January 2022, Verdi’s Nabucco will be live-streamed direct from the ROH starring baritone Amartuvshin Enkhbat as Nabucco, soprano Anna Netrebko as Abigaille and bass Alexander Vinogradov as Zaccaria.

Christopher Wheeldon’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s late romance The Winter’s Tale, with designs and music by Bob Crowley and Joby Talbot performed by Edward Watson, Lauren Cuthbertson, Sarah Lamb, Steven McRae, Federico Bonelli and Zenaida Yanowsky, will be available from Friday 28 January 2022.

Marguerite and Armand, a ballet created in 1963 for Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn by Frederick Ashton, will be available online from Friday 4 February 2022, set to music by Franz Liszt, danced by former Principal Zenaida Yanowsky and guest artist Roberto Bolle.

This new selection joins content currently available: Phyllida Lloyd's production of Verdi's Macbeth available until Tuesday 28 December 2021, Peter Wright’s production of Giselle available until Sunday 2 January 2022 and Wayne McGregor’s The Dante Project available until Wednesday 19 January 2022.