English National Opera - Lucia di Lammermoor Reviews
31 May 2016
Anna Christy, Brian Mulligan
Anna Christy, Chorus
Anna Christy, Clive Bayley
Anna Christy, Chorus
Anna Christy, Dwayne Jones

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Lucia di Lammermoor

English National Opera

No. of reviews: 12

As stimulating and powerful as before
11 Feb 10 / Seen and Heard
Christy offers a heartstopping account of the mad scene
11 Feb 10 / Oxford Times Online
Anna Christy sings the title role with laudable agility
9 Feb 10 / The Stage
Anna Christy is disturbingly doll-like in the title role
9 Feb 10 / What's on Stage
Donizetti revealed
8 Feb 10 / Opera Today
The 'mad scene' was dramatically inert
8 Feb 10 / Classical Source
This time round, the director’s shock treatment shocks and impresses rather less
8 Feb 10 / The Times
Australian maestro Antony Walker made an auspicious house debut
8 Feb 10 / Music OMH
Nothing can damp the blazing fire at the heart of this production
8 Feb 10 / Financial Times
Barry Banks's Edgardo was the finest of the principals
8 Feb 10 / Musical Criticism
Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor at ENO comes up blazingly fresh
6 Feb 10 / Telegraph
Despite a few flaws, one should experience Lucia in this often harrowing and disturbing setting
5 Feb 10 / Opera Britannia
Digested opera: Lucia di Lammermoor
Donizetti's brooding tragedy about love and lunacy in the Scottish lowlands gets the John Crace treatment.
Antony Walker
Despite enjoying a glittering conducting career across the Atlantic, Australian-born maestro Antony Walker is only now making his London debut with a revival of ENO's Lucia di Lammermoor.
Production details
Christy, Mulligan, Banks/Kim, Jones, Bayley, Pring
(c) Walker (d) Alden
Performance dates
4, 8, 11, 14(m), 18, 20, 23, 26 February 2010
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