English National Opera - Orphée aux Enfers Reviews
7 July 2020
Alex Otterburn (Aristée-Pluton), Judith Howarth (Venus), Ellie Laugharne (Cupid), Idunnu Munch (Diane)
Mary Bevan (Eurydice), Lucia Lucas (Public Opinion)
General scene
Mary Bevan (Eurydice), Alan Oke (John Styx)
Alex Otterburn (Aristée-Pluton), Keel Watson (Mars)

Performance reviews

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Orphée aux Enfers

English National Opera

No. of reviews: 10

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 aux Enfers, Offenbach version british à l'English National Opera
16 Nov 19 / Olyrix
To hell with it
16 Oct 19 / The Critics' Circle
Emma Rice’s #MeToo ENO Orpheus in the Underworld is bleached of all its inherent charm
14 Oct 19 / Seen and Heard
A humourless hike to Hades
14 Oct 19 / Opera Today
The company has assembled a good ensemble of old pros and new blood, with interesting results
7 Oct 19 / Classical Source
Balloons for tutus and jarring tragedy
7 Oct 19 / The Guardian
Emma Rice’s misjudged production
7 Oct 19 / The Stage
Emma Rice's lively new production somewhat misses the point of Offenbach
7 Oct 19 / Planet Hugill
Lucia Lucas: Making UK operatic debut at the ENO
Lucia Lucas has entered into the history books by becoming the first transgender singer to perform with the English National Opera in London.
Production details
Lyon, Bevan, Otterburn, White/Hayward, Lucas, Owens, Watson, Howarth, Laugharne, Münch, Oke
(c) Edwards/Peleggi (d) Rice
Performance dates
5, 11, 19(m), 23, 26(m), 30 October, 1, 8, 12, 21, 26, 28 November 2019
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