The Royal Opera - Orfeo Reviews
4 June 2020
Graeme Broadbent
Keri Fuge, Mary Bevan
Mary Bevan, Jennifer Davis
Ensemble
Emily Edmonds

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Orfeo

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 15

No-one could accuse the Royal Opera of not exploring the legend of Orpheus thoroughly enough in 2015
9 Nov 15 / Music OMH
The first opera written for Paris, in a lively and intelligent new production in the Jacobean theatre at the Globe
9 Nov 15 / Planet Hugill
It’s over three hours long, and the best is in the second half so don’t switch off early
2 Nov 15 / The Observer
The entire cast gives of their utmost and the musical results are superb
2 Nov 15 / Opera Today
The neglected opera reveals itself as a glittering jewel
1 Nov 15 / Express
Luigi Rossi's Orpheus is a curious re-telling of the Greek myth of Orpheus
30 Oct 15 / Express
A musical success
30 Oct 15 / The Stage
An excellent production of Rossi’s Orfeo from the Early Opera Company
30 Oct 15 / Seen and Heard
Magic, wit and style in hidden gem
27 Oct 15 / Evening Standard
A fascinating relic brought to life on a tiny stage
27 Oct 15 / Financial Times (via Google)
Purgatorially tedious in performance
26 Oct 15 / Telegraph
Great immediacy in an intimate space
26 Oct 15 / The Guardian
An absolutely entrancing show
26 Oct 15 / Independent
A little-known version of the Orpheus story lights up Shakespeare's Globe
26 Oct 15 / What's on Stage
The cradle of French Grand Opera: Rossi's Orpheus at the Sam Wanamaker
26 Oct 15 / Bachtrack
Production details
Cast
Stagg, Alder, Hulcup, Broadbent, Smith, Fuge, Ingram, Milhofer, Gunz
(c) Curnyn (d) Warner
Performance dates
23, 24, 27, 28(m), 30(m) October, 1, 4, 6, 8(m), 9, 12, 15 November 2015
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