English National Opera - War Requiem Reviews
7 July 2020
Roderick Williams, Ensemble
Roderick Williams, Ensemble
Emma Bell, Olufemi Alaka
Emma Bel

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War Requiem

English National Opera

No. of reviews: 12

A thoughtful production by ENO's artistic director Daniel Kramer
13 Dec 18 / Express
Sobre héroes y tumbas
3 Dec 18 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Kramer’s vision and Tilmans’s unforgettable photography create a powerful War Requiem
21 Nov 18 / Seen and Heard
Inspiration eludes Kramer in Britten's War Requiem at English National Opera
20 Nov 18 / Bachtrack
Staging Britten's War Requiem
20 Nov 18 / Opera Today
This tale of suffering and the struggle to understand the reason for it was superb
20 Nov 18 / Independent
Staging Britten's choral masterpiece brings uncertain rewards
20 Nov 18 / The Guardian
A mesmerising performance
20 Nov 18 / Londonist
Staging the unstageable, Daniel Kramer and ENO's striking version of Britten's large-scale concert work
19 Nov 18 / Planet Hugill
ENO's attempt to turn Britten's choral masterpiece into an opera had all the subtlety of a fifth-form school play
19 Nov 18 / Telegraph
Daniel Kramer directs an unforgettable staging
18 Nov 18 / The Stage
For all the staging’s moments of visual grandeur, it is sympathetic to the music
17 Nov 18 / Classical Source
Production details
Bell, Butt Philip, Williams
(c) Brabbins (d) Kramer
Performance dates
16, 22, 27, 29 November, 4, 7 December 2018
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