Opera Holland Park 2018: Verdi, Mozart, Strauss and Mascagni
Summer music starts with Opera Holland Park's four striking productions, beginning with Verdi's great La Traviata
The new Opera Holland Park season opens with one of the most affecting operas in the whole repertoire. In Verdi's tragic opera, a woman with a past gives up true love for the sake of another woman's future. Starring Lauren Fagan (pictured) as Violetta.Read more ...
An evergreen comedy features the cream of the young British opera scene, including Eleanor Dennis (pictured). A mischievous old man and clever servant trick two young couples into swapping partners – with sublime musical results.Read more ...
Opera Holland Park makes a speciality of bringing to light unjustly neglected works from the rich seam of 19th-century Italian opera. Here is another, with Anne Sophie Duprels (pictured) in the title role, refusing to marry to please her father.Read more ...
Richard Strauss's lush orchestration and sense of the absurd come to the fore in his tongue-in-cheek Ariadne Auf Naxos. High art and knockabout comedy collide when two companies try to entertain on the same night. With Kor-Jan Dusseljee (pictured) as The Tenor.Read more ...
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