Opera Holland Park - Gianni Schicchi Reviews
3 July 2020
Ensemble
Anna Patalong, Alan Opie

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Gianni Schicchi

Opera Holland Park


No. of reviews: 12

Gianni Schicci fairly zips along under conductor Manlio Benzi
7 Jul 12 / The Oxford Times
If you were ever in doubt that opera could be hilarious then Gianni Schicchi will convince you
5 Jul 12 / Telegraph
There was method in this pairing of a minor rarity with Puccini’s brilliantly written comedy
3 Jul 12 / Financial Times (via Google)
Gianni Schicchi can't fail, and it didn't
28 Jun 12 / Musical Pointers
Martin Lloyd-Evans directs his strong ensemble cast with good humour and breeziness
28 Jun 12 / What's on Stage
Comatose conducting and a slack production with no farcical momentum
27 Jun 12 / Telegraph
Martin Lloyd-Evans’s staging works a treat
26 Jun 12 / The Stage
Alan Opie's stubbled Schicchi is vocally smooth, but rough and roguish in persona
26 Jun 12 / Music OMH
Comedy was right at the forefront
26 Jun 12 / Seen and Heard
Comically effective and altogether delightful
26 Jun 12 / Opera Britannia
A Mascagni/Puccini double bill
25 Jun 12 / The Guardian
This over-farcical production is singularly unfunny
25 Jun 12 / Classical Source
Production details
Cast
Gough, Windass, Opie, Patalong, Wilson, Yun, Cooper, Redgwick, Allenby, Wilding, Johnston, Johnsson, Smith, Lofthouse
(c) Benzi (d) Lloyd-Evans
Performance dates
22, 26, 29 June, 3, 6, 12, 14 July 2012
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