Royal Opera House immersive arts festival marks the centenary World War I

Festivals © ROH 2015. Photograph by Sim Canetty-Clarke.

ROH Remembers (Sunday 11 November, 2.30pm to 5pm) will present artistic responses to World War I.

The immersive and interactive festival for people of all ages costs just £5 per person and will include exclusive pop-up ballet and opera performances, upcycling poppy-making workshops and a chance to sing and dance with ROH experts.

The afternoon will feature The Royal Ballet dancers rehearsing Alastair Marriott’s latest work, The Unknown Soldier, ahead of its November world premiere.

Dancers from New English Ballet Theatre will perform an extract from Wayne Eagling’s new ballet Remembrance and there will also be exclusive performances from the Royal Opera Chorus, who will perform a programme including Arvo Pärt’s Magnificat and George Butterworth’s The Lads in their Hundreds. Dance films will also feature, including Young Men by BalletBoyz and The Sun is God by Alice Pennefather.

Upcycling (c) Tracey Bush
Upcycling (c) Tracey Bush

Month of Sundays Festivals take place on Sunday 4 November (11am to 1.30pm and 2.30pm to 5pm), Sunday 11 November (2.30pm to 5pm), Sunday 18 November (11am to 1.30pm and 2.30pm to 5pm) and Sunday 25 November (11am to 1.30pm and 2.30pm to 5pm) and cost £5 per person. To book, visit:www.roh.org.uk/events/dq4r6

Month of Sundays Festivals: ROH Remembers takes place on Sunday 11 November from 2.30pm to 5pm at the Royal Opera House and costs £5 per person.

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