Today in History - December 7th. 1732 - Opening of the Royal Opera House in London

On December 7th. 1732, the Royal Opera House opened in Covent Garden in
London (United Kingdom).



Old painting of the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden (London)

The first producer was John Rich.



John Rich - Source picture: Wikipedia

The Royal Opera House is also the home of the Royal Opera Orchestra and the
Royal Ballet.