30 March 2017
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Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
The Royal Opera
No. of reviews: 24
Cobblers in clubland
|21 Mar 17 / The Critics' Circle|
It sadly turned out to be more of a squawk than a swansong
|20 Mar 17 / Independent|
Wagner's only comedy Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg is a glorious five-hour ode in praise of art
|19 Mar 17 / Express|
Musical excellence wins out as Kasper Holten bids farewell to Covent Garden on a distractingly grand scale
|19 Mar 17 / The Observer|
Even Bryn Terfel can't save this bizarre production
|19 Mar 17 / Daily Mail|
not a ‘Meistersinger’ for those who prefer warm representational to (sometimes) wilful re-working
|17 Mar 17 / Music OMH|
Farewell, Mr Holten...
|17 Mar 17 / A Younger Theatre|
A spectacular production that's a perfect send-off for director Kasper Holten
|17 Mar 17 / City A.M.|
As the Royal Opera and Kasper Holten part company, this is his last throw of the dice
|15 Mar 17 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews|
De machos y cofradías
|15 Mar 17 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)|
Kasper Holten's farewell production at the ROH
|15 Mar 17 / Opera Today|
A so-so journey to a stunning conclusion
|15 Mar 17 / Evening Standard|
Terfel saves the day
|14 Mar 17 / Financial Times (via Google)|
Bass-baritone Bryn Terfel sings the role of Hans Sachs with aplomb
|14 Mar 17 / The Upcoming|
Musical riches but sour visuals in Kasper Holten's farewell production as director of opera
|14 Mar 17 / What's on Stage|
Wagner was not a fellow to do things by halves
|14 Mar 17 / Express|
Bryn Terfel's Sachs is craggy and thrillingly rough
|14 Mar 17 / Broadway World|
Flawless music let down by needlessly extravagant staging
|13 Mar 17 / Telegraph|
The biggest casualty of Holten's production is the cast and the relationships
|13 Mar 17 / Classical Source|
Gloriously affirmative music so crassly undermined — a very mixed night
|13 Mar 17 / The Times|
Bryn Terfel is superb in Kasper Holten’s otherwise disappointing final production for the Royal Opera
|13 Mar 17 / The Stage|
Excellent in parts: Kaspar Holten's new Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at Covent Garden
|13 Mar 17 / Bachtrack|
Pappano, chorus and orchestra excel in Holten’s farewell Die Meistersinger at Covent Garden
|13 Mar 17 / Seen and Heard|
Kasper Holten stages elaborate farewell
|13 Mar 17 / The Guardian|
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