English National Opera - Les pêcheurs de perles Reviews
19 April 2021

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Les pêcheurs de perles

English National Opera

No. of reviews: 9

Londra - English National Opera: Les pêcheurs de perles
10 Jul 14 / Operaclick (Italian)
Proof that 'there's more to Bizet than gypsy girls and bullfighters'
3 Jul 14 / Express
The Pearl Fishers set in a modern Sri Lanka shanty town still exerts its exotic charm
22 Jun 14 / Express
The director, Penny Woolcock, unwittingly emphasises the pure hokum of Bizet's opera
21 Jun 14 / Telegraph
Too much sangfroid, too little passion in Pearl Fishers
20 Jun 14 / Seen and Heard
An enjoyable evening, despite the rather silly plot and starchy text
20 Jun 14 / Classical Source
A young cast struggle to bring Bizet's cardboard characters to life
18 Jun 14 / The Guardian
ENO revives Penny Woolcock's modern-day production of Bizet's exotic romance
18 Jun 14 / What's on Stage
Despite Woolcock’s revised staging, Bizet is still shackled by unidiomatic performances
17 Jun 14 / Bachtrack
Production details
Bevan, Tessier, von Bergen, Rea
(c) Tingaud (d) Woolcock
Performance dates
16, 18, 21, 23, 26, 28(m) June, 1, 3 July 2014
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