12 November 2015, 8.15pm
Viscera/Afternoon of a faun/Tchaikovsky pas de deux/Carmen (Scarlett; Robbins; Balanchine –The Royal Ballet)
A quadruple bill comprising Carlos Acosta’s brand new production of Carmen; Liam Scarlett’s abstract ballet Viscera, set to Lowell Liebermann’s dark and thrilling Piano Concerto; Jerome Robbins’s modern ballet Afternoon of a Faun, set to Debussy’s famous prelude; and George Balanchine’s Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux set to Tchaikovsky’s rediscovered music from Swan Lake.
(Encore: 15 November 2015, 3.00pm)
10 December 2015, 8.15pm
Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci (Mascagni/Leoncavallo – The Royal Opera)
Antonio Pappano conducts Damiano Michieletto’s new production of opera’s most enduring double bill starring Eva-Maria Westbroek, Carmen Giannattasio, Aleksandrs Antonenko and Dimitri Platanias.
(Encore: 13 December 2015, 3.00pm)
16 December 2015, 8.15pm
The Nutcracker (Wright/Tchaikovsky – The Royal Ballet)
The Royal Ballet’s much-loved traditional production of Tchaikovsky’s ballet remains a perfect Christmas treat for the family.
(Encore: 27 December 2015, 3.00pm)