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Michael Volpe discusses Hip Hop to Opera
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Michael Volpe discusses Hip Hop to Opera

Michael Volpe, General Director of Investec Opera Holland Park, discusses the motivations behind our new film, Hip Hop to Opera, and why he thinks opera is a perfect vehicle for expanding people’s horizons…

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Opera Holland Park Chorus to make its debut at Aldeburgh Festival News

Opera Holland Park Chorus to make its debut at Aldeburgh Festival

The Opera Holland Park Chorus will make its debut at the Aldeburgh Festival on 20 June 2019 in Stravinsky’s Hogarthian fable, The Rake’s Progress. Conducted by Barbara Hannigan, the OHP Chorus joins the Ludwig Orchestra and a cast of singers from Hannigan’s Equilibrium Young Artists scheme.

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The artwork of OHP 2019 with Ewelina Koszykowska Feature

The artwork of OHP 2019 with Ewelina Koszykowska

For many years, Opera Holland Park have commissioned artists to create images that represent the season’s operas. This year’s images were designed by Ewelina Koszykowska, and we caught up with her recently to find out more about her background, her art, and the themes that can be found in the pieces she’s created for the 2019 Season.

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Watch: ‘Help Me Believe’ – Hope for Grenfell Video

Watch: ‘Help Me Believe’ – Hope for Grenfell

On 13 June, at Opera Holland Park's Hope For Grenfell Memorial Gala, a choir of 200 children and adults from the community, alongside our own chorus, performed ‘Help Me Believe’ – a new piece commissioned by OHP with words and music by Will Todd and Gareth Malone. Here you can watch that emotional performance.

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Recapping the 2018 Schools’ Matinee Video

Recapping the 2018 Schools’ Matinee

On Wednesday 13 June 2018 we invited almost 1000 children from local schools to come to the OHP theatre for our inaugural schools matinee. Here's how they reacted to the performance...

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