The Royal Opera - Der Fliegende Holländer Reviews
5 June 2020
Bryn Terfel (Dutchman), Adrianne Pieczonka (Senta)
General scene
Adrianne Pieczonka (Senta), Michael König (Erik)
Bryn Terfel (Dutchman), Peter Rose (Daland), Adrianne Pieczonka (Senta)
Bryn Terfel (Dutchman), Adrianne Pieczonka (Senta)

Performance reviews

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Der Fliegende Holländer

The Royal Opera

No. of reviews: 19

Brilliant Bryn keeps this troubled ship afloat
20 Feb 15 / Daily Mail
Olas borrascosas
16 Feb 15 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Tim Albery’s staging, in its second revival since 2009, is distinctly chilling
15 Feb 15 / Express
An immersive and immersing experience
11 Feb 15 / Independent
This revival of Der Fliegende Holländer is dour but intermittently gripping
10 Feb 15 / Evening Standard
Bryn Terfel and Adrianne Pieczonka anchor Royal Opera’s fine Flying Dutchman revival
9 Feb 15 / The Observer
An impressive ‘revival’
9 Feb 15 / Opera Today
Bryn Terfel in ROH production of Der fliegende Holländer
9 Feb 15 / Seen and Heard
Bryn Terfel is a Dutchman whose soul goes fathoms deep
9 Feb 15 / Financial Times (via Google)
The highest accolades go to Adrianne Pieczonka as Senta
8 Feb 15 / Music OMH
No-one broods better than this Welsh bass-baritone
8 Feb 15 / Express
Compelling intensity amid Wagner’s storm
7 Feb 15 / The Guardian
This revival appears dramatically incisive, sometimes even inspired
7 Feb 15 / What's on Stage
Bryn Terfel and Andris Nelsons team up for a rewarding revival of Wagner's masterpiece
7 Feb 15 / Telegraph
From the opening bars of the overture it was clear that this was to be a commanding interpretation in musical terms
7 Feb 15 / Opera Online (English)
Bryn Terfel was making a welcome return in the title role
7 Feb 15 / Classical Source
Tim Albery’s dour staging of Wagner’s early opera returns with some splendid central performances
7 Feb 15 / The Stage
Drab Dutchman at Covent Garden only partially redeemed by singers
7 Feb 15 / Bachtrack
Like the Dutchman himself, Tim Albery’s Der fliegende Holländer makes its inevitable return to the ROH
6 Feb 15 / The Arts Desk
Bryn Terfel interview
Britain's best-loved baritone looks back on his 'wonderful journey' through the world's greatest operas.
Production details
Rose, Pieczonka, König, Wyn-Rogers, Lyon, Terfel
(c) Nelsons (d) Albery
Performance dates
5, 9, 12, 17, 20, 24 February 2015
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