Glyndebourne Festival - Hipermestra Reviews
21 April 2021
Emőke Barath (Hipermestra)
Emőke Barath (Hipermestra), Ana Quintans (Elisa)
General scene
Raffaele Pe (Linceo), Emőke Barath (Hipermestra)

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Hipermestra

Glyndebourne Festival


No. of reviews: 13

Pas super, l'Hyper
27 Jun 17 / Forum Opéra
Der Regisseur des Gemetzels
5 Jun 17 / Klassik Info
Graham Vick and William Christie make a welcome festival return with a musically flawless account of this baroque rarity
27 May 17 / The Observer
Graham Vick’s production gives a modern take on this mythical story
24 May 17 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
Graham Vick finds modern relevance in Cavalli's Hipermestra at Glyndebourne
24 May 17 / Bachtrack
Cogent Cavalli, chilly Verdi
23 May 17 / Financial Times (via Google)
Glyndebourne Festival Opera performs Cavalli's early Baraoque opera
23 May 17 / Independent
Vick just about controls the schizophrenic lurching between farce and tragedy
22 May 17 / Opera Today
It is the musical performance which makes this production memorable
22 May 17 / Classical Source
Superbly sung UK premiere of Cavalli’s uneven tragedy
22 May 17 / The Guardian
Britain's premier summer festival opens with a spectacular staging of Cavalli's opera
22 May 17 / What's on Stage
There is nothing quite like a Cavalli opera at Glyndebourne
22 May 17 / Music OMH
A fabulous performance of a colossally dull opera
22 May 17 / Telegraph
Production details
Cast
Barath, Pe, Dolcini, Quintans, Hulett, Gregory, Wilde, Webb, Fisher, Fisher
(c) Christie (d) Vick
Performance dates
20, 24, 27 May, 1, 4(m), 9, 15, 18, 23, 29 June, 2(m), 5, 8 July 2017
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