Un Ballo in Maschera at Opera Holland Park

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Seize this opportunity at the beautiful Opera Holland Park in London to experience the breathtaking opear performance of Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera A Masked Ball.

Un ballo in maschera is a three-acts opera composed by Giuseppe Verdi in 1859. The work concerns the assassination of King Gustav III of Sweden in 1792 who was shot while attending a masked ball. This was the result of a political conspiracy against him that made him die of his wound thirteen days later.

About the Composer

Giuseppe Verdi was an Italian opera composer. From a young age, he developed a musical education with the help of a patron and soon dominated the Italian opera. In fact by his 30s, he became one of the most influential opera composer all over the classical scene. His most famous operas are Il Trovatore, Rigoletto and La Traviata. Furthermore, he was able to establish himself as a landowner with the income from his successful operas and focus on his private life. However, he soon returned to the scene with his new popular work Aida 1871, and three masterpieces: Otello, Requiem and Falstaff.

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