English National Opera - Orphée Reviews
7 July 2020
Clive Bayley (Le Commissaire), Jennifer France (Princessa)
Nicholas Lester (Orphée), Sarah Tynan (Eurydice)
Nicky Spence (Heurtebise), Sarah Tynan (Eurydice), Anthony Gregory (Cégeste), Jennifer France (Princessa)
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Nicholas Lester (Orphée)

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No. of reviews: 13

Orpheus at ENO: house of the dead
6 Dec 19 / Opera Now
Orpheus in London: Four Orpheus operas at the English National Opera
27 Nov 19 / San Francisco Classical Voice
Orphée at English National Opera
27 Nov 19 / Express
There’s some gorgeous singing and playing
23 Nov 19 / Metro
Classic Cocteau film gets trademark treatment from Philip Glass
21 Nov 19 / Morning Star Online
Once again, the ENO turn out to be great advocates for the operas of Philip Glass
21 Nov 19 / Opera Journal
An intriguing, surreal conclusion to ENO’s Orpheus quartet
20 Nov 19 / The Article
It really is a feast for the ears and eyes. And enthralling drama.
19 Nov 19 / Classical Source
This is as opera noir it gets
19 Nov 19 / Opera Today
Disquieting and beautifully done
18 Nov 19 / The Guardian
Glass’s Cocteau adaptation may be marshmallowy, but this ENO production is good and sharp
18 Nov 19 / Telegraph
ENO’s production and performance of Glass’s Orphée has a vitality that almost throbs
18 Nov 19 / Seen and Heard
The cast is well stocked with ENO regulars
18 Nov 19 / Music OMH
Production details
Bayley, Shibambu, Lloyd, Gregory, Bayley, Morgan, Lester, France, Tynan, Spence
(c) Paterson (d) Jones
Performance dates
15, 18, 20, 25, 27, 29 November 2019
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