Aix-en-Provence Festival - Written on Skin Reviews
20 August 2019

Performance reviews

Key Photo gallery Production details Video link
Written on Skin

Aix-en-Provence Festival


No. of reviews: 15

Un opéra enluminé
1 Aug 12 / Altamusica
Sicuramente è un’opera che merita di essere vista e rivista
30 Jul 12 / GBOPERA
Mangia il cuore del tuo amante
23 Jul 12 / Il Giornale della Musica (Ita)
The haunting highlight of this year's Aix festival
19 Jul 12 / Telegraph
An exquisitely precise work on a Provencal theme
17 Jul 12 / Telegraph
Standing ovation à la fin des représentations, critique dithyrambique des deux côtés de la Manche
14 Jul 12 / Diapason
Création triomphale du deuxième opéra de George Benjamin
12 Jul 12 / ConcertoNet (French)
Une création majeure
12 Jul 12 / Forum Opéra
Wo Oper unter die Haut geht
12 Jul 12 / Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Cooked heart draw ovations at Aix Festival
12 Jul 12 / Bloomberg
Attention chef-d’œuvre!
11 Jul 12 / Concertclassic.com
Written on Skin frise le chef-d'œuvre
11 Jul 12 / Le Figaro
Tout concorde à faire de cet ouvrage un futur classique du XXIe siècle
11 Jul 12 / Avant-Scène Opéra
What Benjamin and Crimp have done is remarkable
9 Jul 12 / The Guardian
Written on Skin is almost certainly headed straight for any list of the best operas of the 21st century
9 Jul 12 / France Today
Let there be light
After years of self-imposed seclusion, composer George Benjamin emerges with a new opera and a retrospective.
Production details
Cast
Purves, Hannigan, Mehta, Simmonds/Loeb, Clayton
(c) Benjamin (d) Mitchell
Performance dates
7, 9, 11, 14 July 2012
Trending reviews
1.
Oedipe

Salzburg Festival

2.
Semiramide

Rossini Opera Festival

3.
Tannhäuser

Bayreuth Festival

4.
Simon Boccanegra

Salzburg Festival

5.
Eugene Onegin

Edinburgh International Festival