Royal Opera House

Covent Garden
Performances + Private Tour

Home to the Royal Ballet, culture here is of the highest caliber. (Verdi, Wagner, or the Nutcracker Suite anyone?) Performances aside, book a private 75-minute backstage tour (ask for Barry Stewart) to understand the inner workings of this world-leading opera house. Following in the footsteps of Margot Fonteyn or Plácido Domingo, who both appeared here, you’ll spy costumes, props, the sumptuous auditorium, ballet studios, and even a glimpse of the corps de ballet limbering up at the barre. (From $280; 44-20/7212-9389)

Royal Opera House
Bow St.London, England

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