Garsington Opera - Pelléas et Mélisande Reviews
15 April 2021
Paul Gay (Golaud), Andrea Carroll (Mélisande)
Andrea Carroll (Mélisande)
Andrea Carroll (Mélisande), Paul Gay (Golaud)
Andrea Carroll (Mélisande), Susan Bickley (Geneviève)
Jonathan McGovern (Pelléas), Andrea Carroll (Mélisande)

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Pelléas et Mélisande

Garsington Opera

No. of reviews: 12

La soirée n’a pas été des meilleures
13 Jul 17 / Anaclase
The main musical satisfaction of this new Pelléas et Mélisande was the intense playing of the Philharmonia Orchestra
22 Jun 17 / The Spectator
Garsington Opera’s provocative and compelling staging of Pelléas et Mélisande
21 Jun 17 / Seen and Heard
Andrea Carroll makes a bewitching Mélisande in Debussy’s decadent opera
21 Jun 17 / Financial Times (via Google)
Light and shade
20 Jun 17 / Bachtrack
Andrea Carroll’s Mélisande is her UK debut and it’s an impressive one
20 Jun 17 / Music OMH
Michael Boyd directs and the Philharmonia Orchestra plays Debussy's opera
19 Jun 17 / What's on Stage
Boyd brings the opera’s dreams and mysteries into landscapes that are lit, symbolically and figuratively, with precision
19 Jun 17 / Opera Today
Fresh light on Debussy's mysterious fairytale
19 Jun 17 / The Guardian
Andrea Carroll’s exquisite performance is the highlight of this mixed staging of Debussy’s only opera
19 Jun 17 / The Times
Positively amateurish
18 Jun 17 / Telegraph
Boyd treads a fine line between realism and poetic evasiveness
17 Jun 17 / Classical Source
Production details
McGovern, Carroll, Gay, Bickley, Bannatyne-Scott, Davies, Yandell, Padfield
(c) van Steen (d) Boyd
Performance dates
16, 18, 22, 25, 27 June, 1, 7 July 2017
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