Buxton Festival - Idomeneo Reviews
15 April 2021
Paul Nilon (Idomeneo)
Heather Lowe (Idamante), Paul Nilon (Idomeneo), Ensemble
Madeleine Pierard (Elettra)
Rebecca Bottone (Ilia)
Rebecca Bottone (Ilia), Paul Nilon (Idomeneo)

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Buxton Festival

No. of reviews: 8

The singing is good all around, but little of it seems to express any real personality
26 Jul 18 / Opera Journal
Buxton’s singers take up the challenge of the C=considerable demands of Idomeneo
14 Jul 18 / Seen and Heard
Mozart's classical opera in a ponderous production in Buxton's bijou opera house
14 Jul 18 / What's on Stage
This sensible production by Stephen Medcalf gives clarity to the story
11 Jul 18 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
Monsters of the mind
11 Jul 18 / Bachtrack
An uneven staging
10 Jul 18 / The Stage
Mozart's Greek tragedy walks a psychological tightrope - and occasionally slips
9 Jul 18 / The Arts Desk
An Idomeneo driven by his own demons in this striking new production
9 Jul 18 / Planet Hugill
A great big present
Stephen Medcalf on returning to Buxton to direct his favourite piece, Idomeneo.
Production details
Nilon, Lowe, Bottone, Pierard, Thapa, Dowling, Debreuil
(c) Kok (d) Medcalf
Performance dates
8(m), 11, 14, 19(m), 21 July 2018
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