The Royal Opera - Tosca
3 March 2015
Amanda Echalaz (Tosca)
General scene
Amanda Echalaz (Tosca), Michael Volle (Scarpia)
Hubert Francis (Spoleto), Michael Volle (Scarpia)
Amanda Echalaz (Tosca)

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Tosca

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 13

In the pit conductor Daniel Oren whips the brass into an ear-blasting frenzy
15 Jul 13 / Express
Jonathan Kent's hyper-realistic staging of Tosca returns to the Royal Opera House for an end of term run
12 Jul 13 / What's on Stage
The standout performance comes from Aleksandrs Antonenko as Cavaradossi
12 Jul 13 / Music OMH
Effective rather than visceral
11 Jul 13 / The Guardian
Puccini fits Kristine Opolais like a glove
22 Mar 13 / Opera Britannia
The Royal Opera's Tosca is worth seeing for Volle and Echalaz
13 Mar 13 / Musical Criticism
Traditional and visually dormant Tosca
11 Mar 13 / Seen and Heard
Amanda Echalaz sings the role of Tosca with fiery intensity and a fantastic set of pipes
5 Mar 13 / Londonist
Michael Volle as Scarpia gave a Titanic performance
5 Mar 13 / Opera Britannia
Michael Volle's Scarpia is the most consistent of the three leads
5 Mar 13 / The Guardian
Fine orchestral playing in Tosca revival
4 Mar 13 / Seen and Heard
As a performance, this first night was electric
4 Mar 13 / Classical Source
Don’t miss this Tosca; it’s the kind of evening that gives revivals a good name
4 Mar 13 / What's on Stage
Production details
Cast
Echalaz/Opolais/Serafin, Giordano/Lee/Antonenko, Volle/Hendricks, de Souza/Guerzoni, Francis, White, Kim
(c) Benini/Oren (d) Kent
Performance dates
2, 4, 6, 13, 16(m), 20, 23, 26 March, 9, 12, 15, 18, 20 July 2013
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