Music Teacher Magazine Editor’s Special Award for Excellence 2019 was won by Opera Holland Park for Hope For Grenfell Gala in aid of the Rugby Portobello Trust.

The Opera Holland Park Community Chorus reunited for a special performance at the International Opera Awards 2019 with Will Todd and Gareth Malone. They performed ‘Help Me Believe’ – a piece commissioned by Opera Holland Park, written by Will Todd and Gareth Malone in collaboration with members of the local community. The piece premiered in 2018 at OHP’s Hope for Grenfell Memorial Gala in memory of OHP staff member Debbie Lamprell who tragically lost her life in the Grenfell fire.