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Royal Opera House: Swan Lake

The all-time epic Romantic ballet, with Tchaikovsky's iconic score.

Royal Opera House, London WC2E

Fri 13 Mar 2015

£5–£125 / 020 7304 4000

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£5–£125 / 020 7304 4000

Mon 16 Mar 2015

£5–£125 / 020 7304 4000

…and 6 more dates until 26 Mar 2015

The Russian State Ballet And Opera House: Rigoletto

  • Written by: Verdi

Verdi's tragedy about a deformed court jester, who seeks revenge following the abduction of his daughter. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£31–£33 (Children £29–£31; £29–£31) / 01892 530613

King George's Hall, Blackburn

Thu 5 Mar 2015

£26–£29 / 01254 582579

Plaza, Stockport

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£30–£32 (£28–£30) / 0161 477 7779

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The Indian Queen

The English National Opera present Purcell's unfinished work. Directed by Peter Sellars.

London Coliseum, WC2N

Mon 2 Mar 2015

£31.25–£131.25 / 0871 911 0200

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£31.25–£131.25 / 0871 911 0200

Fri 6 Mar 2015

£31.25–£131.25 / 0871 911 0200

…and 3 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

Madama Butterfly

  • Directed by: Ellen Kent
  • Written by: Puccini

Ellen Kent presents Puccini's heartbreaking story of a beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant. Starring Elena Dee and Miki Mori.

Buxton Opera House

Sun 1 Mar 2015

£36 (£33) / 0845 127 2190

Darlington Civic Theatre

Wed 25 Mar 2015

£30–£34 / 01325 486555

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£15–£37.50 / 0844 871 3014

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La Traviata

  • Directed by: Ellen Kent
  • Written by: Verdi

Ellen Kent present the tragic tale of searing passion, Verdi's outstanding interpretation of one of the best-known love stories of the 19th century, 'La Dame aux Camelias'.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Fri 27 Mar 2015

£15–£37.50 / 0844 871 3014

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Thu 5 Mar 2015

£25–£36 / 020 8688 9291

Grand Opera House, York

Fri 20 Mar 2015

£15–£39.50 / 0844 871 3024

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Welsh National Opera: Chorus

  • Directed by: David Pountney

WNO Chorus, with soprano Lesley Garrett, performs excerpts from some of the greatest operas throughout history.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£16–£49 / 0844 338 5000

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Wed 25 Mar 2015

£8–£43 / 023 8071 1811

Milton Keynes Theatre

Wed 18 Mar 2015

£18–£50 / 0844 871 7652

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Charles Court Opera: Ruddigore

  • Directed by: John Savournin
  • Written by: Sullivan

John Savournin directs a small-scale performance of Gilbert & Sullivan's Gothic spoof, with musical direction by pianist David Eaton.

King's Head, London N1

Mon 2 Mar 2015

£10 preview; £19.50 ( £18; £18; £15; Children £15 under 18s) / 0207 478 0160

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£10 preview; £19.50 ( £18; £18; £15; Children £15 under 18s) / 0207 478 0160

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£10 preview; £19.50 ( £18; £18; £15; Children £15 under 18s) / 0207 478 0160

…and 9 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

Ellen Kent's Rigoletto

Verdi's masterpiece performed by Ellen Kent.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Thu 26 Mar 2015

£15–£37.50 / 0844 871 3014

Opera House, Manchester

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£15–£42.50 / 0844 847 2275

English National Opera: La Traviata

  • Directed by: Peter Konwitschny (dir)
  • Written by: Verdi

Verdi's tragic drama about a scandalous love affair. Sung in English.

Farnham Maltings

Mon 16 Mar 2015

Great Hall

£15 / 01252 745444

London Coliseum, WC2N

Thu 5 Mar 2015

£12–£115 / 0871 911 0200

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£12–£115 / 0871 911 0200

Fri 13 Mar 2015

£12–£115 / 0871 911 0200

English National Opera: Mastersingers of Nuremburg

  • Directed by: Richard Jones (dir)
  • Written by: Wagner

The ENO performs Wagner’s popular opera.

London Coliseum, WC2N

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£38.75–£176.25 / 0871 911 0200

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£38.75–£176.25 / 0871 911 0200

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£38.75–£176.25 / 0871 911 0200

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English National Opera: Rigoletto

  • Directed by: Graeme Jenkins (cond)
  • Written by: Verdi

Verdi's tragic tale of the deformed jester.

King George's Hall, Blackburn

Thu 5 Mar 2015

£26 / 01254 582579

English National Opera: The Magic Flute

  • Directed by: Gergely Madaras (cond)
  • Written by: Mozart

Mozart's last opera – well, technically, it's a Singspiel – is one of his most enjoyable and is directed here by Complicite's Simon McBurney, with Gergely Madaras conducting and Ben Johnson, Devon Guthrie, Roland Wood and James Creswell, among others, in the featured roles.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Thu 5 Mar 2015

£25–£49 / 0844 338 5000

Fri 6 Mar 2015

£25–£49 / 0844 338 5000

English Touring Opera: La Boheme

  • Written by: Puccini

Puccini's much-loved weepie about young things falling in and out of love and TB in a Parisian garret, featuring Ilona Domnich and Paula Sides as Mimi, David Butt Phillip as Rodolfo and Sky Ingram and Donna Bateman as Musetta.

Hackney Empire, London E8

Fri 13 Mar 2015

£10–£33 / 020 8985 2424

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£10–£33 / 020 8985 2424

Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Tue 17 Mar 2015

£15–£31 / 01872 262466

Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Fri 20 Mar 2015

£22 / 0844 406 8666

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English Touring Opera: L'assedio di Calais

Donizetti's opera tells the story of the Siege of Calais, in which six citizens (the famous 'burghers') offered themselves to the besieging English forces in return for the safety of the town. Craig Smith is Eustachio, Catherine Carby and Helen Sherman take turns with the trousers role of Aurelio, and Paula Sides sings…

Hackney Empire, London E8

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£10–£33 / 020 8985 2424

Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£22 / 0844 406 8666

Sheffield Theatres

Tue 31 Mar 2015

£19–£28 / 0114 249 6000

English Touring Opera: The Wild Man Of The West Indies

  • Written by: Donizetti

Sung in Italian with English surtitles visible from all seats. The Wild Man Of The West Indies is based on an episode in Don Quixote, it is a love story of

Theatre Royal, Norwich

Wed 25 Mar 2015

£6.50–£35 / 01603 630000

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Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£10–£16; £10–£16 (£2; £2; £6; £6) / 01392 493493

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£10–£16; £10–£16 (£2; £2; £6; £6) / 01392 493493

Fri 13 Mar 2015

£10–£16; £10–£16 (£2; £2; £6; £6) / 01392 493493

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£10–£16; £10–£16 (£2; £2; £6; £6) / 01392 493493

Farinelli And The King

  • Written by: Claire van Kampen

Philip V of Spain is racked with depression and suffering from insomnia, so the Queen, desperate to help relieve her husband of his suffering, begs the famous castrato Farinelli, to sing to the King. Philip is healed, captivated by the sumptuous voice of Farinelli. Farinelli is also captivated. Claire van Kampen's play…

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London SE1

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

£25–£45; £10 Standing; £60 Premium Tickets / 020 7401 9919

Fri 6 Mar 2015

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

£25–£45; £10 Standing; £60 Premium Tickets / 020 7401 9919

Sat 7 Mar 2015

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

£25–£45; £10 Standing; £60 Premium Tickets / 020 7401 9919

Faust

Swansea City Opera present a dark Gothic tale in which the protagonist encounters the devil, and agrees to sell his soul. Performed in English.

New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Fri 20 Mar 2015

£10–£25 / 01473 295900

  • 19:45 – 22:15 Faust New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Giovanni

A new version of Mozart's masterpiece, featuring audience interaction through a mobile app specifically created for the performance.

The Vaults, London SE1

Sun 1 Mar 2015

£25 premium; £15 standard / 020 7401 9603

  • 18:00 – 20:00 Giovanni The Vaults, London

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£25 premium; £15 standard / 020 7401 9603

  • 19:00 – 21:00 Giovanni The Vaults, London

Thu 5 Mar 2015

£25 premium; £15 standard / 020 7401 9603

  • 19:00 – 21:00 Giovanni The Vaults, London
…and 3 more dates until 8 Mar 2015

Giuseppe Verdi: La Traviata

  • Directed by: Francesco Ivan Ciampa

Verdi's tragic drama about a scandalous love affair.

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£17.50–£36 / 01702 351135

The Lowry, Salford

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£17.50–£58 / 08432 086000

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£17.50–£58 / 08432 086000

Fri 13 Mar 2015

£17.50–£58 / 08432 086000

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Guildhall School Opera : The Dancing Master / I Pazzi Per Progetto

  • Directed by: Martin Lloyd-Evans

Guildhall School Opera Course students present the world premiere of Arnold's 'The Dancing Master', alongside the UK stage premiere of I Pazzi Per Progetto by Donizetti.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Mon 2 Mar 2015

£25 / 020 7638 8891

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£25 / 020 7638 8891

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£25 / 020 7638 8891

…and 5 more dates until 9 Mar 2015

Handel's Hercules: Handel

  • Directed by: Harry Bicket (cond)
  • Written by: Handel

Harry Bicket conducts a performance of Handel's

Birmingham Town Hall

Sun 1 Mar 2015

£9.50–£40 ( £9.50–£38; Children £4.75–£20 under 16s) / 0121 345 0600

An Intimate Evening With Russell Watson

Russell is officially the UK's best selling classical artist ever and has won four Classical BRITS.

Scarborough Spa

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£32.50–£45 / 01723 376774

Iolanthe: Astwood Bank Operatic Society

  • Written by: Gilbert and Sullivan

Gilbert and Sullivan's comic operetta in which fairies tangle with the House of Lords.

Palace Theatre, Redditch

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£12; £14 (£13) / 01527 65203

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£12; £14 (£13) / 01527 65203

Fri 13 Mar 2015

£12; £14 (£13) / 01527 65203

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£12; £14 (£13) / 01527 65203

Jamie Barton

American operatic mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton has appeared at Metropolitan Opera, Bavarian State Opera and Houston Grand Opera.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£15–£20 (£12.50–£17.50) / 0131 668 2019

Please note rescheduled date.

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