Metropolitan Opera - Werther Reviews
22 August 2017
Jonas Kaufmann (Werther)
Sophie Koch (Charlotte), Jonas Kaufmann (Werther)
Jonas Kaufmann (Werther)
Sophie Koch (Charlotte), Lisette Oropesa (Sophie)
Jonas Kaufmann (Werther), Sophie Koch (Charlotte)

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No. of reviews: 18

The snobbery and sweaty brows of watching opera in the cinema
3 Apr 14 / The Spectator
The Met’s ‘Werther’ a tasty mix of singing, staging, acting and orchestral splendor
20 Mar 14 / CNY Café Momus
The young Werther’s sorrows have ended
17 Mar 14 / The Examiner
At the Met, Kaufmann in Werther is to die for
11 Mar 14 / Broadway World
Pure genius from Jonas Kaufmann, Sophie Koch, cast & production
3 Mar 14 / Latinos Post
Avec Jonas Kaufmann dans le rôle-titre, le rendez-vous est immanquable!
1 Mar 14 / Diapason
A fresh look at doomed love in Massenet's "Werther"
27 Feb 14 / The Huffington Post
The Met’s Werther is D.O.A.
26 Feb 14 / New York Observer
Jonas Kaufmann is the ultimate romantic hero as Werther at the Met
25 Feb 14 / The Epoch Times
Massenet's Werther benefits from terrific performances by Jonas Kaufmann and Sophie Koch
24 Feb 14 / Telegraph
Jonas Kaufmann as Werther at the Met
24 Feb 14 / Classics Today
'Werther' at the Metropolitan Opera showcases Jonas Kaufmann and Sophie Koch
22 Feb 14 / New Jersey Star Ledger
A taut drama of passion, obsession and pursuit
20 Feb 14 / Wall Street Journal (via Google)
What about me? Hysterical poet commits suicide at Met
20 Feb 14 / Bloomberg
Winter wonder man
20 Feb 14 / parterre box
Things end badly for a poet, but quite well for the tenor
20 Feb 14 / New York Times
Met’s “Werther” variable yet Sophie Koch proves a Charlotte to die for
20 Feb 14 / Classical Review
Richard Eyre’s production of Massenet’s opera favours dramatic bravado over lyrical grace
20 Feb 14 / Financial Times (via Google)
Production details
Koch, Oropesa, Kaufmann/Borras, Bizic, Summers, Stevenson, Cokorinos, Job, Lahyani
(c) Altinoglu (d) Eyre
Performance dates
18, 22(m), 25, 28 February, 3, 7, 11, 15(m) March 2014
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