The Royal Opera - How the Whale Became Reviews
5 June 2020
Donna Lennard (Frog), Dai Pritchard (Tripling Wind)
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Fflur Wyn (Polar Bear)

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How the Whale Became

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 10

Looks like Julian Phillips has a hit on his hands
18 Dec 13 / Classical-music.com
A short evening’s entertainment in operatic terms
16 Dec 13 / Opera Britannia
A slightly perplexing evening
16 Dec 13 / The Stage
The vast majority of the audience was utterly enthralled
16 Dec 13 / Classical Source
A coloratura frog and a falsetto peacock hold court in an engaging new opera
15 Dec 13 / The Observer
A delightfully inventive production of Ted Hughes' stories
14 Dec 13 / Telegraph
How the whale became…
13 Dec 13 / Seen and Heard
It’s not quite the magical entertainment it should be
12 Dec 13 / The Stage
Based on a Ted Hughes book for children, Julian Philips’ opera explores how we become ourselves
12 Dec 13 / Financial Times (via Google)
An inventive experiment in live theatre
12 Dec 13 / The Guardian
Production details
Cast
Singer details not available
(c) n/a (d) Abrahami
Performance dates
10, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 23, 27, 28, 30, 31 December 2013, 2, 3, 4 January 2014
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