Opera in London - London Opera Performances 2017

For opera lovers, London offers many performances from which to choose. London opera performances are presented at the Royal Opera House or the London Coliseum (English National Opera), where operas are sung in English. Below is the schedule of upcoming London opera performances.

Royal Opera Il trovatore Il trovatore
Royal Opera
Set in 15th-century Spain during a time of prolonged war, follows the story of a woman seeking vengeance for her mother's death.
December 1, 2016 - February 9, 2017
Royal Opera Der RosenkavalierDer Rosenkavalier
Royal Opera
Renée Fleming, Alice Coote and Rachel Willis-Sørensen are set to perform in this new production of Richard Strauss's operatic comedy.
December 17, 2016 - January 24, 2017
Royal Opera Written on SkinWritten on Skin
Royal Opera
This marks the Royal Opera's first revival of George Benjamin's acclaimed opera.
January 13-30, 2017
Rigoletto ENO Rigoletto
English National Opera
February 2 - 28, 2017
In Verdi's three-act opera, Rigoletto tries to seek revenge on the abrasive Duke for pursuing his daughter in a story of jealousy and sacrifice.
Pirates of Penzance The Pirates of Penzance
English National Opera
February 9 - March 25, 2017
This is a revival production from renowned filmmaker Mike Leigh.
Winter's Tale ENOThe Winter's Tale
English National Opera
February 27 - March 14, 2017
A world premiere of Shakespeare's tale of love and loss.