The Royal Opera - I due Foscari Reviews
5 June 2020
Placido Domingo (Francesco Foscari)
General scene
Maria Agresta (Lucrezia Contarini), Placido Domingo (Francesco Foscari), Francesco Meli (Jacopo Foscari)
Maurizio Muraro (Jacopo Loredano), Placido Domingo (Francesco Foscari)
Placido Domingo (Francesco Foscari)

Performance reviews

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I due Foscari

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 19

Domingo sigue siendo un milagro, pero menos
4 Nov 14 / Beckmesser
Resplendent sound from Royal Opera Orchestra in early Verdi
30 Oct 14 / Seen and Heard
A fantastic Verdi but Domingo is starting to fade
25 Oct 14 / Daily Mail
Nightmares were more artistic than psychological
23 Oct 14 / The Spectator
I Due Foscari, Doge on a duckboard
21 Oct 14 / The News Hub
¡Un Rolex para Domingo!
20 Oct 14 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
'Placido Domingo is masterly' in I Due Foscari
19 Oct 14 / Londonist
Plácido Domingo is a mesmerising stage presence in sorrowful Verdi
19 Oct 14 / The Observer
Sadly, Plácido Domingo makes a somewhat muted impression in the role of the Doge
17 Oct 14 / Evening Standard
Plácido Domingo’s voice roused to its old, bronze majesty
17 Oct 14 / Financial Times (via Google)
Domingo is superb but elsewhere it's hit and miss
16 Oct 14 / The Guardian
A duff production
16 Oct 14 / Independent
Francesco Meli is the main reason for catching this new Royal Opera production
16 Oct 14 / What's on Stage
Placido Domingo shines in dull production of “I due Foscari”
16 Oct 14 / Blouin Artinfo
Domingo gives an affecting performance as Francesco, the aged Doge of Venice
16 Oct 14 / The Arts Desk
Not many 73-year-olds can routinely endure the rigours of stage performance
16 Oct 14 / The Stage
Placido Dominigo can't save Verdi's early work
16 Oct 14 / Telegraph
97 years old and still singing for his supper...
16 Oct 14 / Express
Placido Domingo showed the anguish of the elder Foscari
15 Oct 14 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
Production details
Cast
Domingo, Meli, Agresta, Muraro, Sakker, Kelly, Hickenbottom, Barrand
(c) Pappano (d) Strassberger
Performance dates
14, 17, 20, 23, 27, 30 October, 2 November 2014
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