Garsington Opera - L'Olimpiade Reviews
21 April 2021
Emily Fons (Magacle)
Ruby Hughes (Argene)
Rosa Bove (Aristea), Ruby Hughes (Argene), William Berger (Alcandro)
Riccardo Novaro (Cistene), Tim Mead (Licida), Ruby Hughes (Argene), William Berger (Alcandro)
Emily Fons (Megacle)

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L'Olimpiade

Garsington Opera


No. of reviews: 11

As clouds roll by, sheep roll in
25 Jun 12 / New York Times
Vivaldi olympique
25 Jun 12 / Forum Opéra
Even a deluge of rain couldn't detract from this fine, outdoor performance of Vivaldi's Olympic opera
22 Jun 12 / Telegraph
A timely revival of Vivaldi’s rarely seen late work
14 Jun 12 / The Oxford Times
Freeman treats the rather silly plot with a light touch of humour but also with compassion
9 Jun 12 / Musical Criticism
The performances were pitch-perfect
7 Jun 12 / Bucks Free Press
Laurence Cummings serves up the full glory of the score
7 Jun 12 / The Stage
Garsington Opera maintains its standards in its new home
6 Jun 12 / Seen and Heard
Tim Mead and Emily Fons brought sweetness and warmth to the bleakly cold night
6 Jun 12 / Telegraph
Its flimsy plot renders it little more than a vocal showcase
5 Jun 12 / Independent
In this Olympic battle the final scores are Garsington 1 Vivaldi 0
5 Jun 12 / The Arts Desk
Production details
Cast
Fons, Maniaci, Bove, Mead, Hughes, Novaro, Berger
(c) Cummings (d) Freeman
Performance dates
3, 5, 9, 14, 22, 29 June 2012
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