Garsington Opera - Death in Venice Reviews
15 April 2021
Paul Nilon (Aschenbach)
Paul Nilon (Aschenbach), Ensemble
William Dazeley (Elderly Fop), Paul Nilon (Aschenbach)
Celestin Boutin (Tadzio), Paul Nilon (Aschenbach)
Paul Nilon (Aschenbach)

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Death in Venice

Garsington Opera

No. of reviews: 13

A zestful staging of Britten’s final opera grips Garsington
29 Jun 15 / The Observer
Paul Nilon is superb as Aschenbach
28 Jun 15 / Express
Deeply thought through Death in Venice by Garsington Opera
27 Jun 15 / Seen and Heard
Musical splendour of a duff production
24 Jun 15 / Independent
In the title role, Paul Nilon presents an astonishingly powerful portrait of physical and moral decline
24 Jun 15 / Opera Today
A production that rises to the challenges of Britten’s opera
24 Jun 15 / Financial Times (via Google)
This new production of Britten's last major work catches all the score’s febrile anxiety
23 Jun 15 / Telegraph
Powerfully direct
23 Jun 15 / The Guardian
A thrilling, unwavering new production of Britten's final opera
23 Jun 15 / What's on Stage
Paul Curran’s production of Britten’s final opera is unforgettable
23 Jun 15 / The Stage
This production of Death in Venice is unmissable
23 Jun 15 / Music OMH
Death in Venice still asserts its oblique subtlety in explaining the process of creativity
23 Jun 15 / Classical Source
As soon as the music begins the years drop away
23 Jun 15 / Bachtrack
Production details
Nilon, Dazeley, Boutin, Verney, Mills, Manning
(c) Bedford (d) Curran
Performance dates
21, 23, 27 June, 1, 4, 10 July 2015
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