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Giuseppe Verdi - La traviata 

Opera Holland Park

****The Guardian

"Rodula Gaitanou’s thoughtful production brings insight and clarity to Verdi’s tragedy" ...

"a thoughtful, troubling interpretation that carefully and insistently reminds us that the opera’s tragedy lies in its confrontation with encroaching mortality" Tim Ashley

****Financial Times

"the characters are well defined, the chorus groupings perfectly handled, and every detail of the staging is a delight." Richard Fairman

****The Independent

"The direction of the third act is flawless" Michael Church


" This is the most distinguished new Traviata to reach London in years" Mark Valencia

****The Stage

"a remarkably complete depiction of the work’s central themes" George Hall


"A highly successful and engrossing production by Rodula Gaitanou" Dominic Lowe


"Rodula Gaitanou’s La traviata is an exceptionally intelligent affair." Sam Smith

Set and Costume design: Cordelia Chisholm

Lighting design: Simon Corder

Choreography: Steve Elias

Assistant Director: Mary Franklin

photos by Robert Workman and Ali Wright

Conductor    Matthew Kofi Waldren

Violetta    Lauren Fagan
Alfredo    Matteo Desole 
Giorgio Germont    Stephen Gadd
Flora    Laura Woods
Annina    Ellie Edmonds
Gastone    Charne Rochford
Barone Douphol    Nicholas Garrett
Marchese d’Obigny    David Stephenson
Dottore Grenvil    Henry Grant Kerswell

Opera Holland Park chorus 

29 May, 1, 5, 7, 9, 15, 21, 23 June 2018

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