Garsington Opera - Semele Reviews
15 April 2021
Heidi Stober (Semele), Ensemble
Heidi Stober (Semele), Chorus
Llio Evans (Iris), Christine Rice (Juno), David Soar (Somnus)
Christine Rice (Juno), Heiei Stober (Semele), Jurgita Adamonyte (Ino)
Heidi Stober (Semele)

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Semele

Garsington Opera


No. of reviews: 13

The Garsington Opera Orchestra, under Jonathan Cohen, brings out the full glory of Handel’s score
11 Jun 17 / Express
Unusual production, glorious performance
8 Jun 17 / Seen and Heard
An entertaining modern dress production of Handel’s work
7 Jun 17 / Financial Times (via Google)
The whole thing becomes rather heavy going
6 Jun 17 / Independent
Heidi Stober sang with clarity and confidence
6 Jun 17 / Music OMH
Star-dust and sparkle at Garsington Opera
5 Jun 17 / Opera Today
Heidi Stober gave a lively account of the title part
5 Jun 17 / Classical Source
A magical new production of Handel's entertainment launches Garsington 2017
5 Jun 17 / What's on Stage
All that glitters: Miskimmon's hyperactive Semele opens Garsington’s season
3 Jun 17 / Bachtrack
A highly entertaining and brilliantly sung new production of Handel's opera
3 Jun 17 / The Stage
Muscular conducting and a first-rate cast, but where's the charm?
3 Jun 17 / Telegraph
Handel's celestial opera remade as a Technicolor romcom
3 Jun 17 / The Guardian
Garsington gets the summer opera season off to a cracking start
2 Jun 17 / Evening Standard
Production details
Cast
Murray, Stober, Soar, Ainslie, Adamonyte, Soar, Rice, Evans, Valle
(c) Cohen (d) Miskimmon
Performance dates
1, 3, 9, 15, 24, 30 June, 4 July 2017
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