Glyndebourne Festival - Poliuto Reviews
19 April 2021
Igor Golovatenko (Severo), Ana María Martínez (Paolina)
Michael Fabiano (Poliuto), Ensemble
Matthew Rose (Callistene)
Ana María Martínez (Paolina)
Michael Fabiano (Poliuto)

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Poliuto

Glyndebourne Festival


No. of reviews: 19

Poliuto au Festival de Glyndebourne
6 Jul 15 / Opera Online (French)
‘Poliuto,’ a rare Donizetti Bel Canto thriller
24 Jun 15 / New York Times
Glyndebourne opened this year’s summer festival in unusually serious mood
31 May 15 / Express
Throw the director to the lions!
29 May 15 / Daily Mail
Donizetti et Verdi, même combat?
28 May 15 / Forum Opéra
Was Glyndebourne right to revive Donizetti's Poliuto?
28 May 15 / The Spectator
This UK premiere of a fine if little known Donizetti opera sets a bold marker for the opening of the 2015 season
27 May 15 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
Mariame Clément’s production does not do very much to redeem the work
26 May 15 / Music OMH
Despite some woefully dull staging, Donizetti’s rarely seen gem proves a terrific opener to this year’s festival
25 May 15 / The Observer
Donizetti’s rarely-seen opera comes across as gloomy and formulaic
25 May 15 / Financial Times (via Google)
Glyndebourne presents a rare Donizetti Opera
25 May 15 / Seen and Heard
Musikalischer Schatz beim Glyndebourne Opera Festival
23 May 15 / BR-online
Igor Golovatenko lights up Glyndebourne's new season in Donizetti's Poliuto
23 May 15 / Bachtrack
Donizetti's forgotten opera is a memorable first for the Glyndebourne Festival
23 May 15 / What's on Stage
An accomplished staging by Mariame Clement
23 May 15 / The Stage
Donizetti’s Poliuto at Glyndebourne could well become one of of the great Glyndebourne classics
23 May 15 / Opera Today
Where the production fails as a drama it triumphs musically
23 May 15 / Independent
Glyndebourne opener is Donizetti like you’ve never heard him
23 May 15 / The Guardian
A five-star musical performance, let down by a two-star staging
22 May 15 / Telegraph
Production details
Cast
Fabiano, Martinez, Golovatenko, Robinson, Rose, D'Aguanno
(c) Mazzola (d) Clément
Performance dates
21, 24, 29 May, 2, 5, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 26 June, 2, 9, 12, 15 July 2015
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