The Royal Opera - Falstaff Reviews
5 June 2020
Agnes Zwierko (Mistress Quickly), Ambrogio Maestri (Falstaff)
Ainhoa Arteta (Alice Ford), Roland Wood (Ford)
Luis Gomes (Fenton), Anna Devin (Nanetta)
Ensemble
Ambrogio Maestri (Falstaff)

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Falstaff

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 10

Maestri takes command in Covent Garden’s drab Falstaff
21 Jul 15 / Seen and Heard
Grandiose and flashy
13 Jul 15 / Express
Falstaff à la Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
10 Jul 15 / Opera Online
The absolute star of the evening is Ambrogio Maestri
10 Jul 15 / A Younger Theatre
1950s updating feels cosmetic and heartless
9 Jul 15 / The Guardian
Ambrogio Maestri is certainly the Sir John of today
8 Jul 15 / Music OMH
Falstaff suffers from lamentable leads
8 Jul 15 / Opera Britannia
The visual apparatus is impressive
8 Jul 15 / Opera Today
The first revival of Robert Carsen’s production of Verdi’s late comedy thrives on Ambrogio Maestri’s Falstaff
8 Jul 15 / The Stage
A second helping for Carsen’s delicious Falstaff at the Royal Opera
8 Jul 15 / Bachtrack
Ambrogio Maestri
The charismatic Italian baritone on food and Falstaff.
Production details
Cast
Maestri, Wood, Arteta, Devin, Rüütel, Zwierko, Gomes, Hoare, Elliott, Jakobski
(c) Schønwandt (d) Carsen
Performance dates
6, 9, 12, 15, 18 July 2015
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