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From the House of the Dead

Welsh National Opera

No. of reviews: 13

WNO’s blazing Janáček and Tchaikovsky with quite a lot taken out
4 Dec 17 / The Observer
A choreographic tour de force
1 Dec 17 / Classical Source
Janáček’s score is played with aplomb by Welsh National Opera’s accomplished orchestra
19 Nov 17 / The Reviews Hub
Dazzling darkness
9 Nov 17 / The Critics' Circle
Rather a divided audience response for WNO’s from the House of the Dead
6 Nov 17 / Seen and Heard
The WNO Orchestra performed wonders under Tomáš Hanus
4 Nov 17 / Classical Source
An arresting From the House of the Dead at Welsh National Opera
12 Oct 17 / Bachtrack
Janáček's dark and devastating opera brilliantly revived by WNO
11 Oct 17 / What's on Stage
Welsh National Opera performs From the House of the Dead with unstinting commitment
11 Oct 17 / Financial Times (via Google)
Hugely powerful and strangely life affirming
11 Oct 17 / Planet Hugill
Landmark staging demands to be heard
10 Oct 17 / The Guardian
Jolly? No. Unmissable? Yes
10 Oct 17 / Telegraph
Imperfect, oddly shaped and rough round the edges, Janácek’s final opera is also raw and remarkable
10 Oct 17 / The Times
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