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The Skating Rink

Garsington Opera

No. of reviews: 15

The Skating Rink grows in intensity with each act
15 Jul 18 / The Observer
This complex modern drama, brilliantly sung, is a frozen asset
15 Jul 18 / The Sunday Times
An exotic new mystery thriller is Garsington's final opera of 2018
14 Jul 18 / What's on Stage
The Skating Rink is not as engaging and stimulating as it could be
10 Jul 18 / Seen and Heard
Prosaic words and music fail to make magic on ice
10 Jul 18 / Evening Standard
Strong performance of a new opera with a very striking voice, inspired by Roberto Bolano's novel
9 Jul 18 / Planet Hugill
The Skating Rink is not as engaging and stimulating as it could be
9 Jul 18 / Seen and Heard
With its blazing sunshine, there could not have been a more appropriate day for the premiere of this work
9 Jul 18 / Music OMH
An intriguing experiment in neo-noir that pays off handsomely
7 Jul 18 / Telegraph
The whole received a strong performance from both cast and orchestra
7 Jul 18 / Opera Today
Shivers up and down the spine
7 Jul 18 / Bachtrack
Smart murder mystery opera is unfussy and clear
7 Jul 18 / The Guardian
A superb cast can't save a thin plot and banal libretto
7 Jul 18 / Independent
Finely observed
7 Jul 18 / The Stage
Grant Doyle as Enric sings with burnished tone throughout and is dramatically effective
6 Jul 18 / Classical Source
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