Un ballo in maschera – 2009 Season

Giuseppe Verdi

Opera in three acts

Sung in Italian with English surtitles

Libretto by Antonio Somma after Eugène Scribe’s libretto for Gustave III, ou Le Bal Masqué First performed 17 February 1859, Teatro Apollo , Rome

With the City of London Sinfonia and Opera Holland Park Chorus

New production

Opera Holland Park, Holland Park, London


2009 Performances on July 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, August 4, 6, 8


Production sponsored by Winton


Conductor Peter Robinson

Director Martin Lloyd-Evans

Designer Jamie Vartan

Lighting Designer Colin Grenfell

Choreographer Victoria Newlyn

Assistant Director James Hurley

Costume Supervisor Sian Jenkins

Répétiteur Catriona Beveridge

Chorus Master Matthew Morley

Stage Manager Andrew Holton

Deputy Stage Manager Helen Bowen

Assistant Stage Manager Gillian Marchbank



Amelia Amanda Echalaz

Gustavo Rafael Rojas

Ankarström (Renato) Olafur Sigurdarson

Oscar Gail Pearson

Madame Arvidson (Ulrica) Carole Wilson

Ribbing Paul Reeves

Horn Simon Wilding

Cristiano Benedict Nelson

A Judge Peter Kent

A Servant Niel Joubert

Renato’s son Gianluca Volpe