The Royal Opera - Ariadne auf Naxos Reviews
4 June 2020
Thomas Allen (Music Master), Ruxandra Donose (The Composer)
Jane Archibald (Zerbinetta), Ensemble
Sofia Fomina (Naiad), Karita Mattila (Ariadne), Karen Cargill (Dryad)
Jane Archibald (Zerbinetta)
Karita Mattila (Ariadne)

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Ariadne auf Naxos

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 10

A tangled web finely woven
14 Oct 15 / Evening Standard
A remarkably energising Ariadne auf Naxos at Covent Garden
14 Oct 15 / Seen and Heard
A vocal and theatrical treat
14 Oct 15 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
Lothar Koenigs’ conducting is beautifully balanced, while the singing is excellent
13 Oct 15 / Music OMH
Works a treat
13 Oct 15 / The Stage
A uniquely odd revival
13 Oct 15 / Opera Britannia
Sound that hits you in the solar plexus
12 Oct 15 / The Guardian
An early return for Christof Loy's production shows the Royal Opera at its peak
12 Oct 15 / What's on Stage
Karita Mattila a peerless Ariadne at the Royal Opera
12 Oct 15 / Bachtrack
The generosity and abandon of Karita Mattila's singing were overwhelming
12 Oct 15 / Classical Source
Production details
Cast
Mattila, Donose, Archibald, Smith, Allen, Quest, Ransley, Ernst, Johnson, Wilding, Borchev, Park, White, Schweinester, Fomina, Cargill, Howarth
(c) Koenigs (d) Loy
Performance dates
10, 13, 16 October 2015
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