English Touring Opera - King Priam Reviews
8 July 2020

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King Priam

English Touring Opera


No. of reviews: 9

No deers were harmed in the making of this opera!
27 Feb 14 / Opera Britannia
Tippett’s lofty Homeric tale remains hard to love, despite English Touring Opera’s best efforts
19 Feb 14 / Financial Times (via Google)
An exceptional achievement, not to be missed as it tours widely this spring
18 Feb 14 / The Stage
Roderick Earle, as Priam, leads an ensemble performance of rare conviction
18 Feb 14 / Independent
Ambitious but hobbled
17 Feb 14 / Telegraph
English Touring Opera launches its Spring season with a rare staging of Michael Tippett's Trojan tragedy
17 Feb 14 / What's on Stage
English Touring Opera triumphs with Tippett’s King Priam
15 Feb 14 / Seen and Heard
ETO's staging is hindered by practical constraints, but that doesn't diminish compelling performances
15 Feb 14 / The Guardian
Cluttered production doesn't help Tippett's tough approach to Trojan War mythology
14 Feb 14 / The Arts Desk
Production details
Cast
Earle, Meloy, Doyle, Roberts, Sharratt, Kelly, Meek, Rochford, Slater, Lempa, Dwyer, Tunnicliffe
(c) Rosewell (d) Conway
Performance dates
13, 15, 18, 22 February, 15, 29 March, 2, 12, 23, 26 April, 17, 20, 27 May 2014 (various locations)
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