Nevill Holt Opera, Facing Financial Headwinds, Reconsiders 2023 Festival Program

England’s Nevill Holt Opera has announced that due to financial headwinds in the arts sector, it has reconsidered its festival program. This, the same day Artistic Director Nicholas Chalmers announced his resignation. The company stated on Twitter, “Due to the extremely challenging circumstances facing arts institutions across the country Nevill Holt Opera has today announced that it has had to {…}

Peter Scott Drackley & Michel de Souza Lead Nevill Holt Opera’s 2022 Season

UK’s Nevill Holt Opera has announced its 2022 season featuring two opera productions and a major concert performance. The season opens with Puccini’s “La Bohème” starring Francesca Chiejina, Peter Scott Drackley, Alexandra Oomens, Christopher Nairne, Dominic Sedgwick, and Dingle Yandell. Mathilda du Tillieul Mcnicol directs the production with Nicholas Chalmers conducting. Performance Dates: June 8-14, 2022 Katie Bray, Michel de {…}

Nevill Holt Opera’s Outdoor Season to Use Virtual Acoustic Shell for Optimal Audio Experience

Image: Nevill Holt Opera Nevill Holt Opera has announced the use of a virtual acoustic shell for staging this season’s outdoor performances. It is the first opera company in the United Kingdom to use leading audio technology provider d&b audiotechnik’s Soundscape technology. The system creates a virtual shell to produce an audio experience traditional loudspeaker set-ups cannot. The secret lies in {…}

Nevill Holt Opera Announces Outdoor Summer Festival Creative Teams, Principal Cast, & Orchestra Partners

Nevill Holt Opera has announced the creative teams, principal cast, and orchestra partners for its outdoor summer festival kicking off on Aug. 4, 2021. The company will present two operas, Verdi’s “La Traviata,” and Mozart’s “Don Giovanni,” on an outdoor stage built to frame the stunning valley views from Nevill Holt. The new outdoor space will accommodate 650 people in {…}