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Opera Holland Park

A year-round commitment to excellence in opera, centred on an extraordinary three-month summer festival. 

Surrounded by the beautiful formal gardens and wilded woodlands of Holland Park, our canopied open-air auditorium is the perfect place to enjoy critically acclaimed opera in the heart of London. 

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Opera Holland Park 2023 Season

30 May – 12 August


Giuseppe Verdi 30 May – 24 June

A propulsive tragedy of toxic masculinity and unfettered power

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La bohème

Giacomo Puccini 19 July – 5 August

Passion and precarity in Puccini’s evergreen portrait of love and friendship in the Quartier Latin

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Jonathan Dove 22 July – 4 August

The world premiere of an explosive new opera from composer Jonathan Dove

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W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan 9 – 12 August

A witch’s curse, a thwarted courtship, and the irksome business of committing daily acts of wickedness

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Opera in Song

29 – 31 July

Curated by Julien Van Mellaerts and Dylan Perez, the Opera in Song series returns with a programme of three recitals

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Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes

Paul Patterson 1 July

Through the celebrated words of Roald Dahl, delve into the world of fairytales and adventure with two interactive family-friendly stories; Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs.

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

William Shakespeare Felix Mendelssohn 29 June – 1 July

Unbridled desire meets magic as Figure returns to OHP with Shakespeare’s comic exploration of the unconscious, accompanied by Mendelssohn’s enchanting orchestral score.

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A journey into Kurdish Songs

Sunday 18 June, 19:30pm.

This event is part of the Cultural Week at Opera Holland Park, the second event for this year is going to be at the same venue in August, leading to a permanent Cultural Week every summer at Opera Holland Park to include the Muslim communities in the RBKC and London.

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I am the EggPod LIVE

Saturday 1 July, 3pm

An afternoon of Beatles discussions exploring their music, their impact on popular culture, and the stories behind their legendary songs.

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Word in the Park 2023

3 June

Word In The Park - presented by David Hepworth and Mark Ellen - returns for a third year of fine rock storytelling in bucolic surrounds.

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Introducing the Opera Holland Park Events, March-July 2023 News

Introducing the Opera Holland Park Events, March-July 2023

An exclusive onscreen encore for Puccini’s supernatural thriller, Le Villi, launches a series of online and in person events as we look forward to the 2023 Opera Holland Park Season. At the heart of the series, Prelude returns to the newly restored Leighton House, with a full programme of music from our principal artists, including the first public performance of an aria from Jonathan Dove’s opera, Itch.

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