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Un Ballo in Maschera

Opera North

No. of reviews: 16

Opera North bow out in style despite updating Un Ballo in Maschera to the 'dour' 1930s
27 Mar 18 / Chronicle Live
Opera North’s first production of a Verdi masterpiece disappoints
16 Mar 18 / Seen and Heard
With its powerful story and heart-breaking score, it is a complete winner
12 Mar 18 / The Reviews Hub
The Italianate timbre and burnished high notes of Mexican tenor Rafael Rojas project Gustavo's ardour
25 Feb 18 / Wharfedale Observer
Cross my palm with silver
20 Feb 18 / The Critics' Circle
Yet another dud Un ballo in maschera
9 Feb 18 / The Spectator
Dramatic integrity
7 Feb 18 / Financial Times (via Google)
Banal take on Verdi's richly inventive score
6 Feb 18 / The Guardian
Verdi's opera given a 1930s setting by Opera North
6 Feb 18 / The Huddersfield Daily Examiner
Opera North is not afraid to take risks
6 Feb 18 / Harrogate Advertiser
Opera North’s production is a great one to see, featuring characters with complex motives
6 Feb 18 / Nouse
Richard Farnes returns to conduct Opera North's first-ever staging of Verdi's opera
6 Feb 18 / What's on Stage
Female leads shine in Opera North’s premier Un ballo in maschera
6 Feb 18 / Seen and Heard
Certainly a must see
5 Feb 18 / The Reviews Hub
An imaginative take on Verdi's intense tale of love and loyalty
5 Feb 18 / Telegraph
Murder on the dance floor: an underwhelming Ballo in maschera from Opera North
5 Feb 18 / Bachtrack
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