The company says that it is obviously very disappointed for audiences, dancers and the stage crew who “worked tirelessly to bring this production together during this challenging time”.
The live stream will be replaced by Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland with Lauren Cuthbertson as Alice, Federico Bonelli as the Knave of Hearts, James Hay as the White Rabbit, Steven McRae as the Mad Hatter and Laura Morera as the Queen of Hearts.
The full schedule of other Royal Opera House opera and ballet events can be seen here: Full Royal Opera House TV and streaming times for the Christmas period. This includes free online broadcasts from the archives, and performances via Netflix, Now TV, YouTube, Scala Radio, Sky Arts, Marquee TV and the BBC.
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (2017) – Streaming Tuesday 22 December 7pm, £3 – On demand until 21 January