English National Opera - Akhnaten Reviews
9 July 2020
Anthony Roth Costanzo (Akhnaten)
General scene
Anthony Roth Costanzo (Akhnaten), Ensemble
Anthony Roth Costanzo (Akhnaten), Ensemble
Zachary James (The Scribe), Rebecca Bottone (Queen Tye)

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No. of reviews: 18

Akhnaten y la gimnasia rítmica
14 Mar 16 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Glass has proved to be good box-office for ENO
13 Mar 16 / Opera News
A sumptuous new production
13 Mar 16 / Express
Remarkable staging of Glass’s remarkable Akhnaten by ENO
12 Mar 16 / Seen and Heard
Philip Glass’s opera Akhnaten has been revived at English National Opera after more than 30 years
10 Mar 16 / Country Life
A lot of hot air
9 Mar 16 / Telegraph
ENO's Akhnaten is a truly improbable success
9 Mar 16 / Express
Marvellous singing from Anthony Roth Costanzo in the counter-tenor role of Akhnaten
9 Mar 16 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
Hypnotic vision with flashes of weird wonder... and lots of camp
8 Mar 16 / Evening Standard
The ENO chorus provided muscular and emotive singing, together with some busy stage work
7 Mar 16 / Music OMH
A gloriously coloured eye-catching affair
7 Mar 16 / The Guardian
There is no more totally involving work on the London stage at the moment
7 Mar 16 / Classical Source
Superb singing and breath-taking theatrical moments
7 Mar 16 / Independent
ENO’s new production of Philip Glass’ opera is musically and visually mesmerising
7 Mar 16 / The Stage
An utterly absorbing visual and aural experience
7 Mar 16 / Bachtrack
Thirty years after staging its UK premiere, ENO returns to Philip Glass's Pharaoh opera
7 Mar 16 / What's on Stage
Akhnaten is a glowing success
6 Mar 16 / A Younger Theatre
The house was packed and excitement palpable on opening night
6 Mar 16 / Opera Britannia
Behind the scenes of Philip Glass's Akhnaten at ENO - in pictures
English National Opera this week opens a new production of Philip Glass’s Akhnaten, his 1983 opera about the ancient Egyptian pharaoh.
Opera's radical pharaoh returns to ENO
A new production of Philip Glass's opera about the ancient Egyptian pharaoh, Akhnaten, is being staged at English National Opera.
Production details
Costanzo, Carrington, Bottone, Cleverton, Bayley, James
(c) Kamensek (d) McDermott
Performance dates
4, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 18 March 2016
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