Opera Holland Park - Aida Reviews
3 July 2020

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Aida

Opera Holland Park


No. of reviews: 14

The musical values of the performance were very well projected
30 Jul 15 / British Theatre
For sheer excitement, the first half of this opera demonstrates what a sizzling show Opera Holland Park can put on
8 Jul 15 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
Opera Holland Park’s Aida is no museum piece
29 Jun 15 / Londonist
An overall very good cast let down by an incoherent staging.
29 Jun 15 / Opera Britannia
A feast for the ear
28 Jun 15 / Telegraph
A vacuous romp mired in the pig-trough of mediocrity from the very beginning
28 Jun 15 / Music OMH
The festival’s first-ever production of Verdi’s ancient Egyptian spectacular
27 Jun 15 / Financial Times (via Google)
The end result was gripping theatre, but it wasn't quite the Aida that Verdi envisaged
27 Jun 15 / Opera Today
Some of this production adds up and some doesn't, but there are some impressive performances
27 Jun 15 / Evening Standard
Fright at the Museum: Slater’s Aida flops at Holland Park
26 Jun 15 / Bachtrack
Daniel Slater’s reimagined Aida is sinister and angry, but nothing to do with Verdi
26 Jun 15 / The Guardian
Daniel Slater's new production turns Verdi's opera into a museum piece
26 Jun 15 / What's on Stage
Musical values are high in Holland Park’s production of Verdi’s opera
26 Jun 15 / The Stage
Production-wise, things are a mishmash
26 Jun 15 / Classical Source
Production details
Cast
Davoren, Jeffers, Auty, Shipp, Veira, Broadbent, Watson, Blanch
(c) Benzi/Lam (d) Slater
Performance dates
24, 26 June, 1, 4, 8, 10, 16, 19(m), 21, 24 July 2015
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