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Investec Opera Holland Park

A year-round commitment to excellence in opera, centred around an extraordinary two month season in one of the most beautiful spaces in the capital
Situated in the beautiful surroundings of Holland Park, our venue is the perfect place to enjoy critically-acclaimed opera in the heart of London.
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Investec Opera Holland Park 2019 Season

4 June – 9 August
June
July
Manon Lescaut

Manon Lescaut

Giacomo Puccini 4 – 22 June 2019

Premiered in 1893, Puccini’s Manon Lescaut turned a sentimental novel into an operatic sensation. In the opera that made Puccini’s name, a convent girl becomes a courtesan, then a convict, unable to choose between a life of luxury and a life of love.

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Un ballo in maschera

Un ballo in maschera

Giuseppe Verdi 8 – 29 June 2019

Political intrigue, illicit love and a baleful prophecy. Un ballo in maschera sets a tense love triangle against the background of an assassination plot. Reason and superstition vie for supremacy in the opera that was dubbed ‘Verdi’s Tristan’.

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L’arlesiana

L’arlesiana

Francesco Cilea 20 July – 2 August 2019

Opera Holland Park’s acclaimed strand of operatic rarities continues with Francesco Cilea’s tragedy of desperate passion in the heat of rural Provence. First performed in 1897, L’arlesiana established the career of the great tenor, Enrico Caruso, and gave voice to a figure who would become central to Italian opera, the mother.

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Il segreto di Susanna / Iolanta

Il segreto di Susanna / Iolanta

Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 22 July – 3 August 2019

Wolf-Ferrari’s delicious 1909 farce of marital misunderstanding and modern manners is contrasted with the turbulent Romanticism of Iolanta. A dark fairytale, Tchaikovsky’s final opera forms the second half of a double bill on the theme of secrets and lies.

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Dido and Aeneas with Juilliard

Dido and Aeneas with Juilliard

Henry Purcell 9 June 2019

Juilliard415 and singers from Juilliard's Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts visit Opera Holland Park as part of their European Tour to perform Purcell's Dido and Aeneas.

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The Royal Ballet School

The Royal Ballet School

4 – 6 July 2019

The Royal Ballet School returns to Opera Holland Park for four impressive shows featuring its talented young artists-in-training. These spectacular performances will feature a mix of classical ballet repertoire, contemporary and character pieces. Students will perform work by choreographers including Frederick Ashton, Marius Petipa, David Bintley and Wayne McGregor. This is a very special opportunity to witness the achievements of gifted young dancers from one of the best ballet schools in the world.

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