Iolanta – 2008 Season

Pyotr Tchaikovsky


Opera in one act

Libretto by Modest Tchaikovsky

First performed 6 December 1892, Maryinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg

Sung in Russian with English surtitles

With the City of London Sinfonia and

Opera Holland Park Chorus

New production (first ever by Opera Holland Park) Supported by Peter Hambro

First performed at Opera Holland Park, 25 July 2008. Performances on July 25, 29, 31, August 2, 6, 8


Conductor Stuart Stratford

Director Annilese Miskimmon

Designer Nicky Shaw

Lighting Designer Simon Corder

Language Coach Lada Valešová


The opera will be preceded by a new classically inspired contemporary dance piece:


Igor Stravinsky

Choreographer Regina Wielingen

Designer Nicky Shaw