Current Rising – Hyper reality opera

In December 2020 the Royal Opera House presented the world’s first opera in hyper reality: Current, Rising. The 15 minuet experience was presented in the Royal Opera House’s Linbury Theatre and ran from 19 December to 17 January. Visitors were issued with a headset and backpack and entered the performance space to experience VR, Multisensory sets, projections and avatars overlayed with operatic song.