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07/12/1732 The Royal Opera House opens

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The Royal Opera House: What Do You See?

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The London Story - Royal Opera House

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Why Les Contes d'Hoffmann is 'the perfect vehicle for cinema’ (The Royal Opera)

The Royal Opera House is an opera house and major performing arts venue in Covent Garden, central London. Originally called the Theatre Royal, it served primarily as a playhouse for the first hundred years of its history. In 1734, the first ballet was presented. A year later, Handel's first season of operas began.