"Lucia di Lammermoor" is the most dramatic of all Donizetti's operas, and tells the story of a child-like bride tricked into a politically advantageous marriage by her abusive older brother. But then she falls for a Byronic outcast and her personality turns madly - and murderously - to love.
Holland Park is spread around 54 acres of what used to be the grounds of Holland House. It now contains a wide variety of sports activities, an Japanese ornamental garden, and an outdoor theatre.
Guest – “As a regular opera-goer to both Covent Garden and ENO, I was very happy to finally see a performance worth the money I paid for it. "Paulo" (Julian Gavin) was uncompromising, taking risks and created real exc… more”
“Ariadne auf Naxos”, by Richard Strauss – 25th, 30th June, 3rd, 10th and 13th July 2014 Strauss’s dazzling opera “Ariadne auf Naxos” tells of a rich patron’s brilliant idea that a tragic opera and romantic farce should be staged at the same time — much to the consternation of the composer and cast. The result is a richly textured work that examines the role of art in society.
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