Opera Holland Park - The Queen of Spades Reviews
21 April 2021
Peter Wedd (Herman), Rosalind Plowright (Countess)
Rosalind Plowright (Countess), Laura Zigmantaite (Governess)
Natalya Romaniw (Lisa)
General scene
Peter Wedd (Herman)

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The Queen of Spades

Opera Holland Park


No. of reviews: 14

A thrilling production
18 Aug 16 / The Spectator
How Opera Holland Park manages to produce such magic on a low budget is something of a mystery
10 Aug 16 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
This production reveals how much a good staging can contribute to generating atmosphere
7 Aug 16 / Music OMH
The perils of gambling are amply illustrated in Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades
7 Aug 16 / Express
Dorset Opera and Opera Holland Park both work wonders on a shoestring with top-notch Tchaikovsky
7 Aug 16 / The Observer
Remarkable production of Tchaikovsky’s Queen of Spades
5 Aug 16 / Seen and Heard
There is enough in this production to make it a rewarding experience
5 Aug 16 / Opera Britannia
An evening that is considerably more than the sum of its parts
5 Aug 16 / Opera Today
Decrepit Countess rules over vampiric high society
4 Aug 16 / The Guardian
All the gutsiness and grace one could wish for
4 Aug 16 / Independent
Steadily rising tension
4 Aug 16 / The Stage
A highlight of recent seasons
4 Aug 16 / Classical Source
Gambling and Gothic
4 Aug 16 / Bachtrack
A work of hallucinatory intensity that chills the soul
3 Aug 16 / Evening Standard
Production details
Cast
Wedd, Burkhard, Doyle, Plowright, Romaniw, Woods, Hall, Wilding, Kerswell, Langston, Zigmantaite, Brown
(c) Robinson (d) Gaitanou
Performance dates
2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13 August 2016
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