Royal Opera House Christmas 2023: Ukrainian Chorus, The Nutcracker, Accessible Performances, Award-Winning Opera, and Festive Tours

“Experience the magic of Christmas at the Royal Opera House with enchanting performances of The Nutcracker, heartwarming Ukrainian carols, award-winning operas, and festive family tours, all set in London’s historic Covent Garden.”
  1. Special Performances: The Royal Opera House will host a range of special performances during the Christmas season, including traditional Ukrainian Christmas songs by the Songs for Ukraine Chorus and classic performances of The Nutcracker by The Royal Ballet.
  2. Accessible Shows: For the first time, there will be an accessible performance of The Nutcracker, designed to be more welcoming for neurodiverse individuals and others with specific access needs.
  3. Award-winning Productions: The return of the Olivier Award-winning folk opera, Wolf Witch Giant Fairy, in the Linbury Theatre, indicates the ROH’s commitment to innovative and family-friendly programming.
  4. Festive Tours and Events: The ROH offers behind-the-scenes tours focused on The Nutcracker, including a 75-minute tour for those over 12 and a special children’s tour for a younger audience to explore the magic of this Christmas story.
  5. Dining and Shopping Experience: The Royal Opera House will have extended café hours, a Christmas set-menu for groups, and a variety of festive treats. The ROH Shop offers unique and sustainable Christmas gifts, emphasizing a sparkling festive season.

Remember, you can explore more by visiting the Royal Opera House’s website or shop online for Christmas gifts related to the season’s performances.