London Opera Shows
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The Yeoman of the Guard
Opera
The Yeoman of the Guard
Opening on 03 Nov, 2022
From£12
It's A Wonderful Life
Opera
It's A Wonderful Life
Opening on 25 Nov, 2022
From£12
Tosca
Opera
Tosca
Opening on 30 Sep, 2022
From£12
The Rhinegold
Opera
The Rhinegold
Opening on 18 Feb, 2023
From£12
Rita
Opera
5 (1)
Rita
£25.50
From £47.40
Akhnaten
Opera
Akhnaten
Opening on 11 Mar, 2023
From£12
Carmen
Opera
4.5 (1.5k)
Carmen
Opening on 01 Feb, 2023
From£12
The Dead City
Opera
The Dead City
Opening on 25 Mar, 2023
From£12
Symphony of Sorrowful Songs
Opera
Symphony of Sorrowful Songs
Opening on 27 Apr, 2023
From£12
Gloriana
Opera
Gloriana
Opening on 08 Dec, 2022
From£12

In London, the West End offers the world's richest blend of entertainment. It is internationally known for its theatre and welcomes millions of theatregoers each year. It's not simply the blockbuster shows that attract large numbers of spectators, in addition to excellent musicals, star-studded plays, tear-jerker romantic shows, and belly-aching comedies, London opera rates among the finest all over the world.

Enjoy last-minute bookings, flexible validity, preferred seating, and endless discounts with your London opera tickets.

What are London Operas?

Madama Butterfly

A trip to the city would not be complete without a visit to a London opera. An evening at the London opera is unequaled in terms of spectacular performances, stunning sets, beloved stories, and famous scores.

London operas are internationally recognized and renowned, with major companies and world-class theatres - including the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden and the London Coliseum. There's something for everyone in London operas from Mozart and Verdi, as well as new works written especially for the West End.

What Makes London Operas Special?

Akhnaten

Operatic stories are picturesque. Filled with raw emotion and exceptional performances, the experience of watching London operas live is compelling and unforgettable.

London opera - and all operas in general - is characterised by dramatic music that produces climactic moments by building up the emotional tension. London opera also depicts melodrama, often portraying stories of hate, jealousy, eternal love, violence, and death. Opera's most significant moments are an accurate representation of humanity's many topics: anger, joy, love, life and death. Opera also puts heavy emphasis on the usage of human voice as the best mode to convey human emotion, making each and every performance truly unique and breathtaking.

Where Can I See London Operas?

Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and the London Coliseum on St Martin's Lane all offer critically-acclaimed London opera performances from some of the world's most famous performers. You may also find London opera performances at the Sadler’s Wells, Peacock Theatre, and even other smaller venues all over London.

The Royal Opera House is the home of the Royal Opera while London Coliseum's resident company is the English National Opera. Along with these world-renowned London opera companies, there are many other excellent local companies that have won the prestigious Olivier Award that produce sensational London operas.

Best Seats for London Opera

While attending a London opera show, do keep in mind that the middle stalls provide the best viewing and musical experience for operas, especially the seats of the center orchestra or right in the center of the house. Operas take up the entire stage, and hence the location of your seats directly impacts your experience for the night.

Frequently Asked Questions About London Opera

Q. Which London operas are playing in 2022?

A. Numerous London operas are set to grace the stage this year. Some of the top London operas playing this year include Blue,Tosca, The Rhinegold, and The Dead City.

Q. How do I buy tickets for London opera?

A. The best way to buy London opera tickets is to book them online for a convenient and hassle-free experience.

Q. Can I buy London opera tickets online?

A. Yes, you can buy London opera tickets online. Not only do you get to book London opera tickets from the convenience of your home but you may also get some exciting offers and discounts on your purchase when you book your tickets online.

Q. How to choose the right seats for London operas?

A. The middle stalls provide the best viewing and musical experience for operas, especially the seats of the center orchestra or right in the center of the house. Operas take up the entire stage, and hence the location of your seats directly impacts your experience for the night.

Q. Which are the most popular London opera houses?

A. The two most popular London opera houses are the London Coliseum and the Royal Opera House. Other London opera houses include Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Linbury Theatre, Sadler's Wells Theatre, and Buxton Opera House.

Q. Is there any dress code for London operas?

A. There is no strict dress code for London opera houses. However, it is always advisable to dress in semi formal attire or smart casuals to not feel out of place.

Q. How long are London opera performances?

A. While there is no strict duration for all London opera shows, generally, London opera performances can last anywhere between 1 hour to even 5 hours depending on the show you pick.

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