English National Opera - Der Rosenkavalier Reviews
19 April 2021
Amanda Roocroft (Marschillan)
John Tomlinson (Baron Ochs)
Sarah Connolly (Octavian), Sophie Bevan (Sophie)
John Tomlinson (Baron Ochs), Sarah Connolly (Octavian)
Amanda Roocroft (Marschillan)

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Der Rosenkavalier

English National Opera


No. of reviews: 14

Successo convincente e pieno
22 Feb 12 / GBOPERA
Chilly Rosenkavalier
8 Feb 12 / Musical Pointers
The highest honours of the evening deserve to go to the conductor Edward Gardner
7 Feb 12 / Express
The vigour of Gardner's reading, the magnificence of the orchestra and the subtle anguish of the drama make this a must see
5 Feb 12 / The Observer
ENO at their best
4 Feb 12 / Telegraph
An emotionally engaging production
3 Feb 12 / The Stage
While this revival is a triumph, the production is not without its niggles
1 Feb 12 / What's on Stage
It is impossible to do anything other than recommend an immediate trip to see Der Rosenkavalier
31 Jan 12 / Londonist
Delightful Rosenkavalier from English National Opera
31 Jan 12 / Seen and Heard
An experience not to be missed
31 Jan 12 / Musical Criticism
Musically things have perked up almost beyond recognition
31 Jan 12 / Opera Britannia
A marvellous revival, cast at International strength and brilliantly conducted
30 Jan 12 / Independent
Edward Gardner must take credit for such orchestral splendour
30 Jan 12 / Classical Source
David McVicar and Edward Gardner deliver a riveting account of Strauss's popular opera
30 Jan 12 / The Arts Desk
Active voice
Leading mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly is used to defying expectations.
Production details
Cast
Roocroft, Connolly, Tomlinson, Bevan, Shore, Rhys-Davies, Thompson, Shaw, Hughes Jones/Kim
(c) Gardner (d) McVicar
Performance dates
28 January, 1, 4, 11, 17, 24, 27 February 2012
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