Edinburgh International Festival - Fidelio Reviews
21 April 2021

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Fidelio

Edinburgh International Festival


No. of reviews: 8

The concept itself was doomed from take off
15 Aug 13 / Opera Britannia
Futuristic space travel and the Napoleonic era jostle uncomfortably in conceptual production from Lyon
14 Aug 13 / The Arts Desk
A worthy musical performance compromised by a dog’s breakfast production
14 Aug 13 / Seen and Heard
The production was saved from complete disaster by the music and the singing
13 Aug 13 / Edinburgh Guide
Fidelio, but not as we know it
13 Aug 13 / The Opera Critic
The obvious question about Opera de Lyon’s production is what are the effects like?
13 Aug 13 / The Stage
Gary Hill's intervention robs Beethoven's masterpiece of its essential humanity
12 Aug 13 / The Guardian
There were boos, there were hisse
12 Aug 13 / The Herald
Kazushi Ono
Edinburgh Festival 2013: Kazushi Ono, conductor of the opera Fidelio, talks to Hugo Shirley.
Production details
Cast
Sunnegårdh, Schukoff, Eder, Nafornita, Baumgärtel, Hunka, Schroeder
(c) Ono (d) Hill
Performance dates
10, 12 August 2013
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