La Cenerentola

La Cenerentola

A visually stunning and boldly staged production of Rossini’s opera. The classic tale of Cinderella is radically transformed by renowned director Stefan Herheim.  

XENOS

XENOS

Marking the great dancer's final performances in a full-length production, Akram Khan’s XENOS confronts the tragedy of the First World War.  

Autobiography

Autobiography

Blinding with science comes to mind in Autobiography, choreographed by Wayne McGregor. Startling dance, breath-taking in its precision and complexity this piece, inspired by the structure of the human genome and specifically McGregor's own, is almost impenetrable in meaning... 

The Barber of Seville

The Barber of Seville

A new production of Gioachino Rossini's comic opera that brings a refreshing immediacy to this irresistible masterpiece.  

La bohème

La bohème

Opera’s greatest, most heartbreaking love story. La bohème is a sumptuous, visually magnificent new production direct from the Teatro Regio, Turin – the opera house that gave the opera its very first staging, back in 1896... 

Macbeth

Macbeth

A major new production of Verdi’s dark operatic thriller, given by the International Festival’s 2017 resident company Teatro Regio of Turin, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda and directed by Emma Dante... 

Benjamin Clementine

Benjamin Clementine

One of the greatest singer-songwriters of his generation, Benjamin Clementine delivers deeply personal songs of shattering power and searing emotional honesty. Clementine won the Mercury Prize in 2015 with his beautiful debut album At Least For Now... 

Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni

Following his acclaimed reimagining of The Marriage of Figaro at the 2015 International Festival, pioneering Hungarian musician Iván Fischer both conducts and directs his daring personal vision of Mozart’s masterpiece... 

Greek

Greek

Unveiled to the UK at the Edinburgh International Festival, Greek is now a modern opera classic, lauded in productions across the world. Mark-Anthony Turnage’s blazing opera exploded onto the stage in 1988 – and overnight redefined what opera can be...