Birmingham Opera Company - The Ice Break Reviews
15 April 2021

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The Ice Break

Birmingham Opera Company


No. of reviews: 5

Rebirth of Tippett’s The Ice Break in a Birmingham warehouse
13 Apr 15 / Seen and Heard
A vividly theatrical and exhilarating experience
9 Apr 15 / Classical Source
A masterpiece
6 Apr 15 / The Birmingham Post
Race riots and pill-popping
6 Apr 15 / The Guardian
Michael Tippett’s fourth opera deserves to have been withdrawn from cold storage
5 Apr 15 / Telegraph
Tippett's The Ice Break – time to take it out of cold storage
Unloved and unstaged in the UK since its 1977 premiere, a new production by Birmingham Opera Company is just what Tippett’s The Ice Break needs to rehabilitate a work of quality and resonance.
Birmingham Opera Company's to perform in warehouse
Birmingham Opera Company will perform The Ice Break by Michael Tippett in a Digbeth warehouse.
Production details
Cast
Slater, Benjamin, Ramgobin, Corley, Williams, Pupu'a
(c) Gourlay (d) Vick
Performance dates
3, 4, 7, 8, 9 April 2015
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