Tchaikovsky Queen of Spades

Opera Holland Park 

OHP chorus
OHP chorus

Queen of Spades picture by Simon Corder

Queen of Spades
Queen of Spades

Opera Holland Park picture by Simon Corder

Queen of Spades
Queen of Spades

Opera Holland Park picture by Simon Corder

OHP chorus
OHP chorus

Queen of Spades picture by Simon Corder

1/9

 

***** The Express

''Director Rodula Gaitanou has brought out the feverish psychosis that burns through the intense melodrama with its chilling supernatural twist.'

***** classicalsource.com

'A highlight of recent seasons'

**** The Telegraph

'Opera Holland Park delivers a corker with its sumptuous new production of The Queen of Spades, Tchaikovsky’s most sophisticated and ambitious work for the theatre... an enthralling performance.'

**** The Independent 

'Rodula Gaitanou's production is directed, designed, conducted, lit, and choreographed with wonderful assurance.'

'All the gutsiness and grace one could wish for' 

**** The Evening Standard 

'A work of hallucinatory intensity that chills the soul' 

 **** The Guardian 

'Decrepit Countess rules over vampiric high society'

**** The Stage 

'Steadily rising tension’

 Backtrack

 'Superbly staged'

 

 

 

set and costume design: Cordelia Chisholm

lighting design: Simon Corder 

movement director: Jamie Neale

Conductor: Peter Robinson

Herman: Peter Wedd
Liza: Natalya Romaniw
Countess: Rosalind Plowright
Count Tomsky: Richard Burkhard
Prince Yeletsky: Grant Doyle
Polina: Laura Woods
Masha: Daisy Brown
Chekalinsky: Aled Hall
Surin: Simon Wilding
Governess: Laura Zigmantaite
Chaplitsky:Oliver Brignall
Narumov: Henry Grant Kerswell
Master of Ceremonies:Timothy Langston

OHP chorus

chorus Master: Philip Voldman

performances 2,4,6,9,11,13 August 2016