Garsington Opera - Idomeneo Reviews
8 July 2020
Toby Spence (Idomeneo), Caitlin Hulcup (Idamante)
Rebecca von Lipinski (Elettra)
Chorus
Robert Murray (High Priest), Toby Spence (Idomeneo), Caitlin Hulcup (Idamante), Louise Alder (Ilia)
Toby Spence (Idomeneo)

Performance reviews

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Idomeneo

Garsington Opera


No. of reviews: 9

Mozart's tale of a crisis in Crete looks and sounds good but lacks edge
8 Jul 16 / The Guardian
As the drama is played straight, a brilliant cast can shine
30 Jun 16 / Independent
Garsington Opera presents a musically compelling and dramatic version of Idomeneo
30 Jun 16 / Seen and Heard
Stylish seriousness and intelligent style
27 Jun 16 / Planet Hugill
Mozart's opera is vividly cast and delivered by the cream of (mostly) British talent
24 Jun 16 / What's on Stage
Toby Spence is very strong in the title role
24 Jun 16 / Classical Source
Musically, this was a strong performance, despite cuts that scarred the work
22 Jun 16 / Opera Today
A stern Father's Day treat
22 Jun 16 / Bachtrack
The cast, production team and orchestra were given a rapturous ovation, and rightly so
21 Jun 16 / Music OMH
Interview: Caitlin Hulcup
The Australian mezzo-soprano Caitlin Hulcup has been making quite a name for herself in some of the most prestigious opera houses around the world, and she will soon return to Garsington Opera to sing her first
Production details
Cast
Spence, Hulcup, Alder, von Lipinski, Robinson, Murray, Masters
(c) Ringborg (d) Albery
Performance dates
19, 22, 24, 27, 30 June, 3, 6, 9, 11 July 2016
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