With booking for the Opera Holland Park 2020 Season opening soon, here's a guide to how booking works and where you can find everything you need.
How to book
You can book online or by phone. We would recommend booking online if possible, as our phones can get very busy when each booking period opens.
When booking online, visit our Season & Events page for more information about all the operas and other events taking place during our 2020 Season. You can book from each of the following pages: Eugene Onegin, Rigoletto, The Merry Widow, Double bill of Le Villi and Margot la Rouge, The Pirates of Penzance and the Royal Ballet School.
Picnics can be purchased from the Food and Drinks page.
To save time, we would recommend logging in to your account before booking opens. Members & Supporters must log in to the website before booking in order to access Priority Booking and other member benefits.
If you have any problems or would prefer to book by phone, you can call our Box Office on 0300 999 1000. The Box Office is open Monday–Friday between 10am and 6pm.
We accept payments using all major credit and debit cards, including American Express.
Priority booking dates
Founder/ Benefactor Priority Booking – NOW OPEN
Ambassador Priority Booking and Royal Ballet School Family – NOW OPEN
Envoy Priority Booking and Royal Ballet School Friends – NOW OPEN
Silver and Gold Members Priority Booking– NOW OPEN
Friends Priority Booking– NOW OPEN
General Booking– Wednesday 26 February, 10am
INSPIRE £22 tickets – Wednesday 11 March, 10am
In person booking at the theatre – Wednesday 6 May, 10am
How to renew and book
From Monday 10 February, you can buy your Silver Membership and purchase your opera tickets, picnic tables and programmes for the 2020 Season at the same time. Just add join as a member from this page, and once the membership is in your basket select ‘Continue browsing’ to then purchase your tickets for the season.
At Opera Holland Park we aim to be as accessible as possible. You can find the full details of our access offering here, and if you have any additional questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to call our Box Office on 0300 999 1000 or email us at Box.Office@operahollandpark.com.
As part of the 2020 Season, we will be holding a Discovery Matinee performance of Rigoletto on Sunday 21 June at 2pm. This performance will be audio-described, and a Touch Tour will be available at 1pm. This will also be a Relaxed Performance, which offers a laid-back approach to noises and movement from the audience, allowing everyone to relax and respond naturally. Full details of the Discovery Matinee are available here.
As in previous years, you can book a picnic table in one of our four picnic areas to eat on site before the performance and during the interval. When booking, please select the number of tables you need, not the number of people who will be eating with you. You must ensure that you book enough tables to accommodate your whole party, as we are unable to add extra seats to tables. You can book picnic tables from this page.
If you wish to order a picnic hamper for your pre-show meal, you can do this directly through one of our catering partners. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Don’t forget that if you book a picnic hamper, you will still need to book a picnic table for the correct performance.
If you are a Member or Supporter of Opera Holland Park, you are entitled to Member Pricing. This offers a saving of up to £8 per ticket across all our 2020 Season operas and events, as well as £5 off on picnic tables.
When booking online, you must log in using the email address associated with your Membership to ensure your discounts are applied. Please note that Member Pricing is applied to the total in your Basket during the final stage of the booking process, so you may not see it straight away.
To take advantage of Member Pricing, you can join as a Silver Member for £75 at any time. Find out more here.
Pre-show talks and other events
Don’t forget to book for our pre-show talks, which offer an insight into each of our productions. These take place as follows:
- Eugene Onegin – 9 June at 5.45pm with Lada Valešová
- Young Artists – 18 June at 5.45pm with Dane Lam
- Rigoletto – 23 June at 5.45pm with Professor Jeremy Black
- Margot la Rouge / Le Villi – 23 July at 5.45pm with Martin Lloyd-Evans
- The Merry Widow – 30 July at 5.45pm with Tim Ashley
A number of other events will also take place before and during the 2020 Season. Find out more and book.