Edinburgh International Festival - Duke Bluebeard's Castle Reviews
15 April 2021

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Duke Bluebeard's Castle

Edinburgh International Festival


No. of reviews: 9

It's been a tough week for the women of opera
2 Sep 13 / Independent
Unconventional pairing, but an enthralling double bill
28 Aug 13 / Opera Britannia
Complexity is created through simplicity in both of Oper Frankfurt’s shimmering offerings
28 Aug 13 / The Stage
Frankfurt Opera drew out the connections between these two apparently disparate works
28 Aug 13 / Financial Times (via Google)
A lavish Dido and an austere Bluebeard
28 Aug 13 / The Herald
Odd pairing of Purcell and Bartók operas
27 Aug 13 / Seen and Heard
An emotion-packed performance
27 Aug 13 / Edinburgh Guide
Unusual bedfellows
26 Aug 13 / The Opera Critic
Frankfurt Opera's stylish and astutely directed double bill succeeds in shining new light on both Bartók and Purcell
26 Aug 13 / The Guardian
Production details
Cast
Hayward, Baumgartner
(c) Carydis (d) Kosky
Performance dates
24, 25 August 2013
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