Opera North - Cavalleria Rusticana Reviews
21 April 2021
Giselle Allen (Santuzza)
Phillip Rhodes (Alfio), Katie Bray (Lola), Chorus
Giselle Allen (Santuzza), Jonathan Stoughton (Turridu)
Katie Bray (Lola), Phillip Rhodes (Alfio), Giselle Allen (Santuzza), Chorus
Giselle Allen (Santuzza)

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Cavalleria Rusticana

Opera North


No. of reviews: 11

Good singing redeems two disappointing Cav & Pag Opera North stagings
18 Nov 17 / Seen and Heard
Three popular one-act pieces round off Opera North's autumn half-dozen
25 Oct 17 / What's on Stage
The classic verismo pairing, in two strikingly updated settings
23 Oct 17 / Planet Hugill
The real drama is in the soprano of Giselle Allen’s Santuzza
10 Oct 17 / The York Press
Opera North’s Cavalleria rusticana is the ideal opera to take a young Corbynista to
5 Oct 17 / The Spectator
Opera North’s Cavalleria Rusticana stretches the concept of verismo to its limit, mostly entertainingly
5 Oct 17 / Yorkshire Post
Much-loved opera packs a punch
4 Oct 17 / Wharfedale Observer
The modern production offers strong themes of infidelity, jealousy, betrayal and guilt
1 Oct 17 / The Reviews Hub
Opera North presents stark contrasts with Cavalleria rusticana and Trial by Jury
30 Sep 17 / Bachtrack
An innovative, impactful double bill from Opera North
30 Sep 17 / Seen and Heard
A strange pairing that strikes surprising sparks
29 Sep 17 / Telegraph
Production details
Cast
Allen, Stoughton, Plowright, Rhodes, Bray
(c) Ringborg (d) Sofulak
Performance dates
27, 30 September, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 October, 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18 November 2017 (various locations)
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