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Opera Holland Park

Opera Holland Park has long specialised in the reclamation of verismo operas and they don’t come grander than Isabeau, which combines a pseudo-medieval setting...

Just as Shakespeare has his problem plays, Mozart has Cosi Fan Tutte – one might translate the title as That’s What Women Do –...

Opera Holland Park’s season opener is Verdi’s popular classic, played in Cordelia Chisholm’s elegant period designs evoking the sophistication and sexual ambiguity of the...

A new organisation aiming to support women and parents working in opera is being launched. SWAP’ra has been set up by five female artists to...

Over the years Opera Holland Park has made a speciality of the operas of Puccini and his contemporaries – a group often referred to...

Opera Holland Park rarely brings a production back, but this show from 2009 proves well worth reviving. Janacek’s 1921 Katya Kabanova is an outstanding...

Last November Oliver Mears set Northern Ireland Opera’s production of Mozart’s dark-toned comedy, Don Giovanni – originally located in an unnamed Spanish city –...

How best to mark the centenary of Puccini’s La Rondine? It’s an operatic misfit that began life as a frothy operetta, turned more serious,...

Each summer, a major, popular opera festival takes place just off Kensington High Street in a temporary theatre erected in Holland Park. Before Opera...
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