English National Opera - Powder her Face Reviews
19 April 2021
Amanda Roocroft, Alan Ewing
Claire Eggington
Amanda Roocroft
Amanda Roocroft
Amanda Roocroft

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Powder her Face

English National Opera


No. of reviews: 12

Escándalo en la nobleza británica
29 Apr 14 / Beckmesser
Roocroft’s duchess – inspired casting – lends the part dignity and grand-operatic size
23 Apr 14 / Financial Times (via Google)
How do you portray a blow job in opera?
23 Apr 14 / The Huffington Post
Escándalo en la nobleza británica
22 Apr 14 / Beckmesser
Thomas Adès's 1995 Powder Her Face still startles in a fine ENO production
6 Apr 14 / The Observer
Compelling Adès opera succeeds in subterranean space
6 Apr 14 / Seen and Heard
Made memorable by Roocroft's duchess
4 Apr 14 / The Guardian
A tacky jeu d’esprit with a blow-job aria as its calling-card
4 Apr 14 / Independent
ENO's production was ruined by the venue
4 Apr 14 / Telegraph
Ades’s score remains a brilliant achievement
4 Apr 14 / The Stage
The first opera by Thomas Adès energetically revived in a found space on Marylebone Road
4 Apr 14 / What's on Stage
Almost 20 years on from its premiere, Adès’s opera still has all the moves
3 Apr 14 / The Arts Desk
Production details
Cast
Roocroft, Ewing, Sprague, Eggington
(c) Redmond (d) Hill-Gibbins
Performance dates
2, 4, 5, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 April 2014
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