Glyndebourne Festival - Die Entführung aus dem Serail Reviews
19 April 2021

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Die Entführung aus dem Serail

Glyndebourne Festival


No. of reviews: 13

Sally Matthews plays Konstanza with just the right combination of strength and vulnerability
25 Jun 15 / Express
Mozart steals the festival
21 Jun 15 / Express
A brilliant production
17 Jun 15 / Independent
Sensitive and stylish, it brings out the strong points and charming absurdities of this engaging opera
17 Jun 15 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
David McVicar’s new production of Mozart’s first successful opera is a vision innocent of its own Orientalism
16 Jun 15 / New Statesman
McVicar’s production of Mozart’s Turkish comedy is a vocal and visual treat
16 Jun 15 / The Stage
The production effectively blends frivolity and genuine menace
16 Jun 15 / Opera Today
David McVicar handles Mozart’s comic opera with a light touch
16 Jun 15 / Financial Times (via Google)
A straightforward, faithful interpretation which focuses on the presentation of character and atmospher
15 Jun 15 / Music OMH
Fatally slow
15 Jun 15 / Telegraph
A powerful, truthful staging of Mozart's comedy is a big hit for Glyndebourne
15 Jun 15 / What's on Stage
Outstanding, mesmerising culture-clash comedy
15 Jun 15 / The Guardian
McVicar’s stylish Entführung emerges as a strong moral tale at Glyndebourne
15 Jun 15 / Bachtrack
Interview: Edgaras Montvidas
The Lithuanian tenor Edgaras Montvidas sings Belmonte in Glyndebourne’s new production of Die Entführung aus dem Serail, which opens this weekend.
Production details
Cast
Matthews, Eriksmoen, Montvidas, Gunnell, Kehrer
(c) Ticciati (d) McVicar
Performance dates
13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 30 June, 3, 8, 14, 16, 19, 22, 25, 31 July, 2, 7, 10 August 2015
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