English National Opera - La bohème Reviews
19 April 2021
David Butt Philip (Rodolfo), Angel Blue (Mimì)
Barnaby Rea (Colline), Jennifer Holloway (Musetta) George Humphreys (Schaunard), George von Bergen (Marcello)
Angel Blue (Mimì), David Butt Philip (Rodolfo)
Barnaby Rea (Colline), Angel Blue (Mimì), David Butt Philip (Rodolfo)
Angel Blue (Mimì), David Butt Philip (Rodolfo)

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La bohème

English National Opera


No. of reviews: 13

The evening was marked by strong characterisation across the board and an excellent ensemble dynamic
17 Nov 14 / Music OMH
La Bohème wows with 1930s makeover
14 Nov 14 / Londonist
Opera round-up: Mozart's Idomeneo, La Boheme and Donizetti's Les Martyrs
9 Nov 14 / Express
This timeless and poignant opera is superbly conducted
5 Nov 14 / Classical Source
There was a good sense of ensemble between the singers
4 Nov 14 / Boulezian
This third revival is not the most warmly emotional of them
3 Nov 14 / Financial Times (via Google)
Well balanced and finely paced Bohème from cash-strapped ENO
1 Nov 14 / Seen and Heard
The production is sincere and grittily evocative
1 Nov 14 / Opera Britannia
Miller’s vibrant and acutely observed direction breathes bustling, noisy life into every scene
31 Oct 14 / Official London Theatre
Puccini's ever-popular opera of doomed young love returns to ENO
31 Oct 14 / What's on Stage
Buoyant, with a Rodolfo to treasure
31 Oct 14 / The Guardian
Angel Blue is a draw vocally
31 Oct 14 / The Stage
ENO has served up many of the classiest Mimìs
31 Oct 14 / The Arts Desk
Spotlight on soprano Angel Blue
Meet the smoky-voiced rising star on a mission to bring opera to the masses.
Production details
Cast
Butt Philip, Blue, von Bergen, Humphreys, Rea, Holloway, Shore, Shore
(c) Marcianò/Burton (d) Miller
Performance dates
29 October, 3, 5, 7, 13, 15, 20, 22, 26, 28, 30(m) November, 2, 4, 6(m) December 2014
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