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Opera Holland Park

A year-round commitment to excellence in opera, centred around an extraordinary two-month summer festival in one of the most beautiful spaces in the capital

Situated in the beautiful surroundings of Holland Park, our covered venue is the perfect place to enjoy critically acclaimed opera in the heart of London.

As a consequence of the UK government’s advice relating to COVID-19, our 2020 Season will sadly no longer take place. Read the full statement here.
A breath of fresh air: Announcing our 2021 Season News

A breath of fresh air: Announcing our 2021 Season

Our 2021 Season with resident orchestra City of London Sinfonia will open on 1 June with new productions of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, Janácek’s The Cunning Little Vixen and Mascagni’s L’amico Fritz, and a revival of the company’s celebrated 2018 staging of Verdi’s La traviata. On what would have been the opening night of the 2020 season, we are pleased to be looking to the future.

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Music of midsummer Feature

Music of midsummer

Editor of Opera magazine, and a son of the southern hemisphere, John Allison surveys music that celebrates the summer solstice, from Mendelssohn and Wagner to Britten and Tippett.

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Podcast: In conversation with Annie Lydford Podcast

Podcast: In conversation with Annie Lydford

In this episode, James is joined by Annie Lydford, Managing Director of Nevill Holt Opera. The two of them discuss arts careers, Annie's new role at Nevill Holt Opera, the welcome return of socially distanced live music making, and the innovations of the arts industry during the time of COVID-19.

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Poet, Priest, Adventurer Feature

Poet, Priest, Adventurer

Biographer, translator and critic Anthony Holden explores the life of Lorenzo Da Ponte, co-creator of Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni and Così fan tutte.

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Alone and not alone Feature

Alone and not alone

Robert Thicknesse explores the idea of solitude in opera. From Handel’s Theodora to Beethoven’s Fidelio, he surveys the music that reveals the human condition at its most vulnerable.

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