A Montcalm guide to opera in London

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Music is one thing that London has plenty of. Whether you’re in search of the next best local or you want to experience the emotional power of a classic opera, you can always get your fill of music in the famous venues of London. The opera scene in London is bustling with amazing performances with the best pipes in the business.

For the type of luxurious experience that London is known for, there’s no better evening out than a trip to the opera. From timeless love stories to classic tales of deceit, there are plenty of amazing performances to see during your time at The Marble Arch By Montcalm London. Follow our ultimate opera guide to make the most of your time in the city.

Die Zauberflöte

The Royal Opera House

The classic tale of the Magic Flute has been adapted for the stage in this timeless opera. The show features music created by the famous composer Mozart, adding a sense of grandeur to the performance. The Singspiel style opera features both singing and spoken word, making it an entertainment experience like no other. If you’re a fan of opera, there’s no better way to make the most of your time in our London luxury hotels than by checking out this wondrous tale at the Royal Opera House. The famous conductor, Julia Jones has brought together an amazing cast to breathe new life into this beautiful piece of theatre.

La Bohème

The Royal Opera House

If you’re looking for somewhere to take your date this season, you could do a lot worse than the historic Royal Opera House. Coming to the stage this year is one of the most famous love stories in the history of opera. Follow the romantic journey of a penniless poet and a wide-eyed seamstress as they try to overcome obstacles and illness. With amazing performances from young cast members such as Nicole Car and Michael Fabiano, this wonderful performance blends together tragedy and comedy for a show like no other.

The Barber of Seville

London Coliseum

A mixture of mischief and merriment, this classic operatic masterpiece by Rossini is making a grand return to the stage in a performance put together by the English National Opera. Follow the story of a hopeful Figaro as he tries to help his friend Count Almaviva win the hand of his beloved from the evil Dr Bartolo. This is like no love story you’ve seen before. Jonathan Miller has hit the nail on the head with his subtle blend of comedy and romance. Enter a whacky world of oddity and romance as you experience what promises to be one of the best performances of the year.


London Coliseum

This production is a tale of love, heartbreak and an impossible choice. Follow the story of Aida as she is forced to pick between the love of her partner and the love of her homeland. With music by Verdi, this classic production has been brought back to life by acclaimed director Phelim McDermott and a brilliant cast of performers. This timeless love story is the perfect way to spend an evening with the one you love.