The Royal Opera - Le nozze di Figaro Reviews
4 June 2020
Anita Hartig (Susanna), Erwin Schrott (Figaro)
Ellie Dehn (Countess), Stéphane Degout (Count)
General scene
Stéphane Degout (Count), Ellie Dehn (Countess)
Kate Lindsey (Cherubino)

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Le nozze di Figaro

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 14

Every element of it is expertly worked
23 Oct 15 / Limelight
The secret to the success of McVicar's production is that it doesn't try to compete with Mozart and Da Ponte
22 Oct 15 / Opera Journal
McVicar’s Figaro looks increasingly fossilised
25 Sep 15 / The Spectator
Ivor Bolton’s conducting helps us to appreciate how the music shapes the humour and dynamics
24 Sep 15 / Music OMH
David McVicar’s handsome, mostly conventional production
19 Sep 15 / Financial Times (via Google)
At Covent Garden a competent Figaro lacks tension and sparkle
19 Sep 15 / Seen and Heard
Mozart's sparkling opera returns to the Royal Opera House
18 Sep 15 / Harper's Bazaar
This Figaro is a must-see
17 Sep 15 / The Stage
Mozart's Marriage of Figaro returns to Covent Garden in fine fettle
17 Sep 15 / What's on Stage
The production doesn’t take many risks but is delightful in its warmth and simplicity
17 Sep 15 / A Younger Theatre
Beautiful and touching in equal measure
17 Sep 15 / The Guardian
A staging that should never be taken for granted
17 Sep 15 / Classical Source
The One with Figaro’s Wedding: a deftly directed revival at Covent Garden
17 Sep 15 / Bachtrack
Mozart's Barber is back in a rousing romp
17 Sep 15 / Londonist
Production details
Cast
Degout, Dehn, Hartig/Bevan, Schrott, Lindsey, Murray/Winter, Lepore, Adam, Elliott, Engebretson/Parton, White
(c) Bolton/Willis (d) McVicar
Performance dates
15, 18, 21, 25, 29 September, 2, 5, 7, 9(m), 14 October 2015
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