The Royal Opera - La fille du régiment Reviews
5 June 2020
Patrizia Ciofi (Marie)
Ewa Podles (La Marquise de Berkenfeld), Pietro Spagnoli (Sulpice)
Patrizia Ciofi (Marie), Donald Maxwell (Hortensius), Chorus
Kiri Te Kanawa (La Duchesse de Crackentorp), Chorus
Patrizia Ciofi (Marie), Juan Diego Florez (Tonio)

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La fille du régiment

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No. of reviews: 15

Le revoilà morbleu ce beau 21e!
24 Mar 14 / Forum Opéra
Long may this production last!
17 Mar 14 / Opera Britannia
Plenty of room for levity in Royal Opera's La Fille du regiment
13 Mar 14 / The Spectator
Patrizia Ciofi's voice is up to the considerable vocal demands
13 Mar 14 / Opera Now
An outstanding night for singing at the Royal Opera
12 Mar 14 / Musical Criticism
A light hearted romp with an appearance by Dame Kiri
11 Mar 14 / Seen and Heard
Roll up, roll up, to hear Juan Diego Flórez deliver his nine cheek-by-jowl top Cs!
7 Mar 14 / The Arts Desk
Laurent Pelly's production achieves a fine balance between the fun and more sober elements
7 Mar 14 / Music OMH
Patrizia Ciofi triumphant in La Fille du Regiment at Royal Opera House
6 Mar 14 / Metro
Enjoyable revival of this ROH perennial, with star cast on form
5 Mar 14 / Planet Hugill
Patrizia Ciofi's brash, tomboyish manner combines with vocalism of considerable artistry
5 Mar 14 / The Stage
Donizetti's comic confection returns to Covent Garden with an unexpected guest star
5 Mar 14 / What's on Stage
Tenor Juan Diego Flórez's top notes were as tumescent as ever
5 Mar 14 / Evening Standard
An impressive performance from Juan Diego Flórez
5 Mar 14 / The Guardian
The best news is that Florez is back, and hitting the high Cs with effortless grace
4 Mar 14 / Independent
Kiri Te Kanawa celebrates her 70th birthday
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa will spend her 70th birthday on the Royal Opera House stage performing in the first opera she saw at Covent Garden.
Production details
Cast
Ciofi, Flórez/Antoun, Spagnoli, Podles, Maxwell, Te Kanawa
(c) Abel (d) Pelly
Performance dates
3, 6, 9(m), 12, 15, 18 March 2014
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