Opera North - Albert Herring Reviews
9 July 2020
Alexander Sprague (Albert Herring), Marc Callahan (Sid)
Graeme Danby (Budd), Mary Hegarty (Miss Wordsworth), Josephine Barstow (Lady Billows), Joseph Shovelton (Mr Upfold), William Dazeley (Mr Gedge)
Josephine Barstow (Lady Billows)
Graeme Danby (Budd), Fiona Kimm (Mrs Herring)
Alexander Sprague (Albert Herring)

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Albert Herring

Opera North

No. of reviews: 6

The shimmering timbral effect of the instruments in this intimate space is magical
21 May 13 / Opera Britannia
This comes very close to being the Albert Herring of one’s dreams
18 May 13 / The York Press
Alexander Sprague excels as Albert
18 May 13 / The Guardian
Opera North’s production captures the nuances of Britten’s opera
17 May 13 / Financial Times (via Google)
The young English tenor Alexander Sprague gives Ian Bostridge a run for his money
17 May 13 / Telegraph
Britten in the round is a comic treat fit for a May Fair
16 May 13 / The Arts Desk
Production details
Sprague, Barstow, Sikora, Hegarty, Dazeley, Shovelton, Danby, Callahan, Bray, Kimm, Trepess
(c) Doyle (d) Havergal
Performance dates
15, 16, 18, 19, 21, 23, 24, 25 May 2013 (Leeds)
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