Opera Holland Park - Iris Reviews
21 April 2021
Anne Sophie Duprels (Iris), Noah Stewart (Osaka)
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Anne Sophie Duprels (Iris)
Anne Sophie Duprels (Iris)

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Iris

Opera Holland Park


No. of reviews: 14

To the cathouse
21 Jun 16 / The Critics' Circle
The summer opera season defies the downpours with terrific Tchaikovsky, morally improving Mascagni, Shakespearean Puccini and zesty Janáček
20 Jun 16 / The Observer
Olivia Fuchs’s staging well suits this rather shocking story
15 Jun 16 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
It seems that opera composers like their sopranos to suffer
12 Jun 16 / Express
An excellent opener to the 2016 season
10 Jun 16 / Music OMH
Holland Park Opera presents Iris, a little known verismo gem by Mascagni
10 Jun 16 / Seen and Heard
A potentially repellent tale made touching, in Opera Holland Park's Iris
9 Jun 16 / Telegraph
A courageous staging
9 Jun 16 / The Stage
A new production of Mascagni's Verismo shocker of 1898
9 Jun 16 / What's on Stage
Queasy, mucky and uncomfortable but essential viewing
9 Jun 16 / The Guardian
Overall Iris the opera is well-worth catching, and it’s rare
9 Jun 16 / Classical Source
This production, despite the grim, uncomfortable subject matter, is an absolute winner
9 Jun 16 / Opera Britannia
There can’t be that many operas that start with an extended solo for double bass
9 Jun 16 / Opera Today
A grim fate for sopranos
9 Jun 16 / Bachtrack
Production details
Cast
Duprels, Stewart, Cleverton, Svetlov, Ansell
(c) Stratford (d) Fuchs
Performance dates
7, 10, 14, 16, 18 June 2016
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