Opera Holland Park 2012 Review on Storify
A caricature of Verdi.
Opera Holland Park - we've been resident orchestra at the capital's favourite opera festival since 2004.
The poster for the first performance of Verdi's Falstaff which took place on 9 February 1893 at La Scala, Milan
Renee Fleming performs the Letter Scene from Tchaikovsky's Yevgeny Onegin
Illustration of Eugene Onegin and Vladimir Lensky's duel by Ilya Repin (1844–1930)
The souvenir libretto from the New York premiere of Mascagni's Zanetto in 1902.
Angela Gheorghiu performing "O mio babbino caro" from Puccini's Gianni Schicchi
Gianni Schicchi artwork
A beautiful Così fan tutte vocal score cover. Come and see City of London Sinfonia play in the OHP production between June 8 and July 7 2012.
An unusual instrument, the Glass Harmonica, features in Lucia di Lammermoor. Watch this video of Philipp Maguerre playing the instrument in the OHP production.
Starting on July 13, and finishing the season on August 4 will be a new production of Tchaikovsky's Yevgeny Onegin. #OHP2012
A new production of Mascagni's Zanetto will feature alongside Puccini's Gianni Schicchi, starting June 22. #OHP2012
Gianni Schicchi by Puccini will be performed as part of a double bill with Zanetto, starting June 22 #OHP2012
Mozart's Così fan tutte starts on 8th June #OHP2012
The Opera Holland Park 2012 season kicks off on 7th June with a new production of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor #OHP2012
A caricature of the "Lucia Sextet", circa 1900, from Lucia di Lammermoor by Donizetti. The "Lucia Sextet" melody has featured in many films and cartoons, including Disney's The Whale Who Wanted To Sing At The Met.
Listen to Maria Callas sing Lucia's famous aria, Regnava nel silenzio, from Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor.