Barbican, London - Ariodante Reviews
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Ariodante

Barbican, London


No. of reviews: 8

Contains some of Handel's most extraordinary depictions of derangement
23 May 17 / Independent
Alice Coote e chiaramente una cantante handeliana di esperienza
20 May 17 / Opera secondo me
Even after a long evening this superb account of Ariodante leaves one wanting more
20 May 17 / Seen and Heard
Alice Coote delivered a brilliantly engaging and emotional rendition of ‘Scherza infida’
19 May 17 / Music OMH
A marvellous Ariodante at the Barbican Hall
18 May 17 / Opera Today
By far the most interesting portrayal came from Sonia Prina as the villain, Polinesso
18 May 17 / Classical Source
Alice Coote plunged uninhibitedly into the title role of Handel’s opera
18 May 17 / Financial Times (via Google)
This concert performance offered Handel as an Almodóvar ensemble piece, comic and tragic in equal measure and gloriously uninhibited
18 May 17 / The Times
Production details
Cast
Coote, Karg, Bevan, Prina, Portillo, Brook
(c) Bicket (d) Concert
Performance dates
16 May 2017
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