The Seven Deadly Sins by Opera North (photo: Clive Barda)
Login | Subscribers Area | Contact
22 September 2014
Roberto Alagna Reviews


Les Chorégies d'Orange

Quant à Roberto Alagna, cette volonté de mettre ce rôle à son répertoire était évidemment un challenge audacieux
13 Aug 14 / Opera Online
De l’électricité sur scène
12 Aug 14 /
Duel au sommet aux Chorégies d'Orange
7 Aug 14 / Le Figaro
Pari réussi
6 Aug 14 / ConcertoNet (French)
Le Noir est clair
4 Aug 14 / Forum Opéra
Chung and Alagna outstanding in Otello at Orange
4 Aug 14 / Bachtrack


Salle Pleyel, Paris

Avant Orange
1 Jul 14 /
Un Otello confirmé
1 Jul 14 / Altamusica
Prêt pour le grand saut
30 Jun 14 / Forum Opéra


The Royal Opera

La bella Tosca
12 Jun 14 / L'Ape musicale
A Tosca which falls flat?
19 May 14 / Bachtrack
Roberto Alagna shines in Puccini's great work
17 May 14 / Express
This Tosca has a mighty punch
17 May 14 / Music OMH
Little to get excited about
16 May 14 / The Spectator
As Cavaradossi, Roberto Alagna was on great form
15 May 14 / Classical Source
Oksana Dyka's Tosca is more dumpy washerwoman than diva
13 May 14 / Independent
A cast with the decibels and guts to deliver raw melodrama
13 May 14 / Financial Times
Jonathan Kent's vivid staging of Puccini's verismo classic returns to Covent Garden yet again
13 May 14 / What's on Stage
Disappointing Tosca revival at Covent Garden
12 May 14 / Seen and Heard


Opéra national de Paris

L’envers d’une passion
14 May 14 / Fragil
Le chant français au sommet
24 Jan 14 / Altamusica
Nouvelle distribution, autre regard
24 Jan 14 /
Le Werther latin de Roberto Alagna
22 Jan 14 / ConcertoNet (French)
Roberto Alagna rayonnant, Michel Plasson en confidence passionnée
22 Jan 14 / Webthea
Roberto Alagna reprend le flambeau avec brio
20 Jan 14 / Forum Opéra
Roberto Alagna Reviews & Articles


Born in France of Sicilian parents, Roberto Alagna started his career singing cabaret in Paris, but has since gone on to become one of the leading tenors of the day. Married to Angela Gheorghiu, together they have formed the 'dream team' of opera.
Existing subscriber? Login here
Roberto Alagna Articles

La Scala's catcalling loggionisti continue their restiveness

Roberto Alagna pulls out of Jules Massenet's Werther, blaming the opera house's vociferous upper gallery.
8 Sep 2014 / The Guardian

La Scala's new boss takes aim at 'crazy' catcalling

Pavarotti and Alagna both suffered from the jeers of La Scala's aficionados. Now manager Alexander Pereira has had enough.
21 Mar 2014 / The Guardian

Paris National Opera 2014-15 season

Ermonela Jaho, Dmitry Hvorostovsky, Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna headline new season.
6 Mar 2014 / Latinos Post

Aleksandra Kurzak withdraws from ‘Rigoletto’

Aleksandra Kurzak is withdrawing from the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Verdi’s “Rigoletto” this fall because she is expecting a baby with her partner, the tenor Roberto Alagna.
1 Oct 2013 / New York Times

'I am stupid in love. It infects every bit of me’

Opera diva Angela Gheorghiu talks of her roving life, her looks, and her very public split from husband Roberto Alagna.
22 Jul 2013 / Telegraph

Angela Gheorghiu's serious claims might not be taken seriously

The Romanian soprano has spoken about the 'violence' she says she faced at the hands of ex-husband Roberto Alagna. But some might treat her claims with scepticism.
4 Jul 2013 / The Guardian

Roberto Alagna: Die unbändige Lust am Singen

Den Gustavo in Verdis „Maskenball“ hat er für die Staatsoper in vier Tagen gelernt. Auch sonst ist das Singen für ihn nicht Mühsal, eher Lebensgrundlage.
29 May 2013 / Die Presse

Opera stars Gheorghiu, Alagna to get divorce

Romanian soprano Angela Gheorghiu has announced that she and French-Italian tenor Roberto Alagna were getting a divorce.
4 Jan 2013 / France 24

Opera Orchestra of New York to present Andrea Chenier

The Opera Orchestra of New York will present in January an opera-in-concert performance of Umberto Giordano's verismo opera, Andrea Chénier with Roberto Alagna in the title role.
21 Dec 2012 / Broadway World

Roberto Alagna : un "si" de trop

Le ténor français, privé de ses aigus dans "Turandot" à Orange, a-t-il péché par excès de confiance en lui?
1 Aug 2012 / Le Point

Tenor Roberto Alagna will nie wieder in Italien singen

Vor fünf Jahren verließ der Tenor bei der Scala-Premiere im ersten Akt die Bühne. In Italien sei die Oper ruiniert, meint Alagna.
23 Dec 2011 / Die Presse

Le duel

Faust: Gedda ou Alagna
17 Nov 2011 / Forum Opéra

'It was stupid of us to be apart'

Opera fans flock to hear soprano Angela Gheorghiu’s sublime voice, but attracting nearly as much attention is her on-off marriage to Roberto Alagna.
26 Sep 2011 / Telegraph

Cecilia Bartoli installée au musée Grévin

Cecilia Bartoli a inauguré son personnage de cire au musée Grévin à Paris, rejoignant au "panthéon de cire" d'autres célébrités de l'art lyrique dont Maria Callas, Roberto Alagna et Luciano Pavarotti.
1 Jul 2011 / Le Figaro

Roberto Alagna discusses his glittering career

It’s almost 20 years since tenor Roberto Alagna burst onto the scene as an ardent Romeo in Gounod’s Romeo et Juiette at The Royal Opera and he’s been a regular visitor there ever since.
18 Mar 2011 / What's on Stage
Future plans for Roberto Alagna
Click on the symbol to display full details about this production.
Please bear in mind that Roberto Alagna may not appear in all the performances listed. Refer to the Company website for further details.
Verdi: Don Carlo
Vienna State Opera
21 Sep 2014 to 1 Mar 2015
Verdi: Aida
Hamburg State Opera
25 Sep to 12 Oct 2014
Bizet: Carmen
Metropolitan Opera
30 Sep 2014 to 7 Mar 2015
Massenet: Werther
Teatro alla Scala
23 to 25 Nov 2014
Bizet: Carmen
Deutsche Oper Berlin
28 Nov 2014 to 21 May 2015
Gounod: Roméo et Juliette
Teatro Real, Madrid
16 to 26 Dec 2014
Massenet: Werther
Opera de la ABAO
17 to 26 Jan 2015
Massenet: Le Cid
Opéra national de Paris
27 Mar to 21 Apr 2015
Chausson: Le Roi Arthus
Opéra national de Paris
16 May to 14 Jun 2015
Puccini: Tosca
Teatro alla Scala
22 Jun to 9 Jul 2015
Privacy Statement | Terms of Use | Contact Us | Site Map
© 2013 The Opera Critic, PO Box 99826, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand