Metropolitan Opera - Anna Bolena Reviews
14 April 2024
Olivia Shidler (Elizabeth), Sondra Radvanovsky in (Anna Bolena), Tamara Mumford (Smeton)
Jamie Barton (Giovanna Seymour)
Sondra Radvanovsky (Anna Bolena), Jamie Barton (Giovanna Seymour)
Sondra Radvanovsky (Anna Bolena)
Ildar Abdrazakov (Enrico), Sondra Radvanovsky (Anna Bolena)

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Anna Bolena

Metropolitan Opera

No. of reviews: 16

Riveting ‘Anna Bolena’ revival closes at Metropolitan Opera, a huge success
13 Jan 16 / The Examiner
Successo vibrante soprattutto per la protagonista, ma calorosissimo anche per tutti gli altri
18 Nov 15 / Operaclick (Italian)
Sondra Radvanovsky thrills in Met Anna Bolena
13 Oct 15 / Broadway World
This production is ideal for an opera about a court where no one has control over their lives
12 Oct 15 / Operaclick (English)
La prima regina
12 Oct 15 / L'Ape musicale
Sondra Radvanovsky gives performance for the ages as Anna Bolena
11 Oct 15 / Latinos Post
Overall the production falls slightly short of convincing us of its logic
8 Oct 15 / Music OMH
Radvanovsky Soars as Anne Boleyn
7 Oct 15 / The Huffington Post
New season, new roles at the Met
7 Oct 15 / Wall Street Journal
Sondra Radvanovsky conquers the role of Donizetti’s Tudor queen
3 Oct 15 / Financial Times
One down, two to go: Sondra Radvanovsky takes on the Tudor Trilogy
2 Oct 15 / ConcertoNet (English)
In the tour de force part of Anna, Met favorite Sondra Radvanovsky left a more mixed impression
1 Oct 15 / New York Observer
Don’t axe me why
30 Sep 15 / parterre box
Sondra Radvanovsky reigns over a lackluster set
29 Sep 15 / Bachtrack
Radvanovsky leads off Donizetti triptych with a memorable “Anna Bolena”
28 Sep 15 / Classical Review
‘Il Trovatore’ and ‘Anna Bolena’ showcase courage and command at the Met
28 Sep 15 / New York Times
Sondra Radvanovsky on tackling opera's triple crown
This season, Radvanovsky will slip into some significant costumes and become the first singer in Met history to sing all three of Gaetano Donizetti's Tudor queens.
Jamie Barton, opera’s nose-studded rock star, returns to the Met
A leader of a new generation of opera stars, Ms. Barton caused a sensation two years ago at her last Metropolitan Opera appearance, and she returns in “Anna Bolena.”
Production details
Radvanovsky, Abdrazakov, Costello/Stayton, Barton/Gubanova, Mumford, Crawford, Schmidt
(c) Armiliato (d) McVicar
Performance dates
26(m) September, 1, 5, 9, 13 October 2015, 5, 9(m) January 2016
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