Glyndebourne Festival - L'Heure Espagnole Reviews
19 April 2021
Stéphanie d'Oustrac (Concepción), Alek Shrader (Gonzalve)
Alek Shrader (Gonzalve)
Elliot Madore (Ramiro)
François Piolino (Torquemada)
Stéphanie d'Oustrac (Concepción)

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L'Heure Espagnole

Glyndebourne Festival

No. of reviews: 12

Magical evenings like this one are to be treasured
18 Aug 12 / Musical Criticism
Twin Ravel operas make a fine and fitting finale to the 2012 Glyndebourne season
17 Aug 12 / Telegraph
A near perfect double bill
13 Aug 12 / The Observer
Glyndeborne's double bill of Ravel operas captures the composer's delicate touch
13 Aug 12 / Independent on Sunday
This Ravel pairing is one of Glyndebourne’s finest two hours
9 Aug 12 / Classical Source
Laurent Pelly struggled to find inspiration
9 Aug 12 / Evening Standard
Kazushi Ono conducts both works with impeccable style
7 Aug 12 / The Guardian
Ravel's style is is too soft-centred for the hard wit of farce in L’Heure espagnole
7 Aug 12 / Telegraph
A sparkling evening of Ravel
7 Aug 12 / Independent
A neat double bill
7 Aug 12 / The Stage
In artistic terms this must be the greenest festival Glyndebourne has ever seen
6 Aug 12 / Financial Times (via Google)
Dazzling stages of two Ravel operas reveal their style and flatter their substance
5 Aug 12 / The Arts Desk
Production details
Piolino, d'Oustrac, Shrader, Madore, Gay
(c) Ono (d) Pelly
Performance dates
4, 6, 8, 10, 13, 16, 19, 21, 23, 25 August 2012
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