English National Opera - Lulu Reviews
7 July 2020
Brenda Rae (Lulu)
Brenda Rae (Lulu), James Morris (Dr Schön)
Joanna Dudley, Jeffrey Lloyd Roberts
Nicky Spence (Alwa), Jeffery Lloyd Roberts (The Prince/The Manservant/The Marquis)
Brenda Rae (Lulu), Willard White (Schigolch)

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Lulu

English National Opera


No. of reviews: 17

A tremendous company achievement
18 Nov 16 / Evening Standard
A work of enormous allure – and repulsiveness
18 Nov 16 / The Spectator
La femme 100 têtes
18 Nov 16 / Forum Opéra
The one outstanding feature of the production was the American soprano Brenda Rae in the title role
17 Nov 16 / Express
Kentridge’s Production of Lulu Another Triumph for English National Opera
17 Nov 16 / Seen and Heard
Mark Wigglesworth's conducting proved to be the unifying force for all its tones and styles
17 Nov 16 / Opera Journal
This first night performance was an A-team success under the wonderfully incisive baton of Mark Wigglesworth
16 Nov 16 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
Enter, cry, die
15 Nov 16 / The Critics' Circle
The great South African artist William Kentridge has directed a dazzling production of Berg’s landmark opera Lulu
14 Nov 16 / Express
Kentridge makes Berg's opera a serious visual feast
11 Nov 16 / The Guardian
Sara Connolly is compelling as Lulu’s admirer
11 Nov 16 / Independent
ENO's Lulu is a superb staging of a difficult modern masterpiece
11 Nov 16 / Telegraph
ENO on superb form
11 Nov 16 / The Stage
As a piece of musical theatre you won't find better this year
11 Nov 16 / Broadway World
ENO scores a company triumph with Berg's picaresque opera
11 Nov 16 / What's on Stage
The production as a whole gets right to the centre of this heartless masterpiece
11 Nov 16 / Classical Source
Dramatic intensity, risk of sensory overload
11 Nov 16 / Bachtrack
Production details
Cast
Rae, Connolly, Presland, Presland, Danby, Morris, Spence, White, Soar, Lloyd-Roberts, Danby, Colvin, Labiner, de Pont Davies, Dolton, Champion, Morris
(c) Wigglesworth (d) Kentridge
Performance dates
9, 12, 14, 17, 19 November 2016
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