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The Royal Opera

No. of reviews: 13

Richard Jones’ frisky new Handel casts a dramatic and musical spell
24 Nov 22 / OperaWire
¡Nace una estrella!
21 Nov 22 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Hugely entertaining
18 Nov 22 / The Spectator
The Royal Opera at its best in Richard Jones’s new Alcina at Covent Garden
18 Nov 22 / Seen and Heard
Lisette in her Louboutins lights up the garden
15 Nov 22 / London Unattached
Superb musical performances and theatrical dazzle do not quite add up to a satisfying staging of Handel's Alcina at Covent Garden
14 Nov 22 / Planet Hugill
Animal magic ripples through Richard Jones’s new Alcina
13 Nov 22 / The Observer
Richard Jones brings a wry twist to Alcina’s magic powers
13 Nov 22 / Opera Today
A fun staging and superb performances in Alcina at the Royal Opera House
12 Nov 22 / Opera Online (English)
La compagnia di canto si dimostra complessivamente all’altezza
11 Nov 22 / Connessi all'Opera
Witty and vibrant staging full of beastly style
10 Nov 22 / The Guardian
Soprano Lisette Oropesa and director Richard Jones hold Handel’s sensuous torch aloft
10 Nov 22 / The Arts Desk
Big-hearted, quirky, fun: Richard Jones' Alcina for The Royal Opera
10 Nov 22 / Bachtrack
I’ve booed at the opera before
But what happened to a 12-year old child this week was plain cruel.
Audience member banned from Royal Opera House
Covent Garden “appalled” by the behavior of a heckler who disrupted the opening night performance of a 12-year-old singer.
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