The Royal Opera - Andrea Chenier Reviews
5 June 2020
Jonas Kaufmann (Andrea Chenier), Eva-Maria Westbroek (Maddalena)
Eva-Maria Westbroek (Maddalena)
Rosalind Plowright (Contessa di Coigny), Jonas Kaufmann (Andrea Chenier)
General scene
Jonas Kaufmann (Andrea Chenier)

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Andrea Chenier

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 19

Revisiting ‘Andrea Chénier’ at the Royal Opera House
4 Feb 15 / New York Times
La morte e nulla
2 Feb 15 / Leidmotief
Giordano melodrama is no match for Puccini
2 Feb 15 / Seen and Heard
Jonas Kaufmann triomphe dans Andrea Chénier de Giordano
31 Jan 15 / Diapason
A flawed voice of freedom
30 Jan 15 / The Jewish Chronicle
Under the baton of Antonio Pappano Giordano’s unabashedly Italian music rang with eloquence and emotional impact
28 Jan 15 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
Kaufmann, el más idóneo Chenier actual
27 Jan 15 / Beckmesser
Jonas Kaufmann is but one dazzling reason to revive the rarely performed Andrea Chénier
26 Jan 15 / The Observer
Superbly done, but you wished for something musically meatier or a production with a bit of edge
26 Jan 15 / Planet Hugill
Kaufmann is peerless as Chenier, heroic both in voice and stage presence
25 Jan 15 / Express
Vorstoß in die absolute Königklasse
24 Jan 15 / Die Welt
Frock-coated and pony-tailed, Kaufmann's Chénier is a poetic Puss in Boots
23 Jan 15 / What's on Stage
An exquisitely realised production
22 Jan 15 / Independent
Jonas Kaufmann delivers the goods in the title role
22 Jan 15 / Evening Standard
It's hard to imagine Kaufmann bettered
22 Jan 15 / The Guardian
Kaufmann's 'Chenier' opera has added relevance after France events
22 Jan 15 / Reuters
An un-preachy, admirably clear production
22 Jan 15 / Music OMH
Jonas Kaufmann redeems the opera altogether
22 Jan 15 / Opera Today
An exceptional cast make this revolutionary romance a must-see
21 Jan 15 / The Arts Desk
Facing the music: Eva-Maria Westbroek
The soprano tells us about her musical tastes on and off the opera stage.
Production details
Cast
Kaufmann, Lucic, Westbroek, Graves, Plowright, Zilio, Wood, Coleman-Wright, Wade, Clarke, Bosi, Hoare, White, Cunningham, Yurchak
(c) Pappano (d) McVicar
Performance dates
20, 23, 26, 29, 31 January, 3, 6 February 2015
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