The Royal Opera - Don Carlo Reviews
6 July 2020
Jonas Kaufmann (Don Carlo)
General scene
Anja Harteros (Elisabetta), Jonas Kaufmann (Don Carlo)
Jonas Kaufmann (Don Carlo)
Jonas Kaufmann (Don Carlo)

Performance reviews

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Don Carlo

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 14

Impressive Haroutounian, peerless Furlanetto
27 May 13 / Opera Britannia
Roberto Aronica delivered a characterisation infused with pathos
23 May 13 / Classical Source
Entre abanicos y herejes
17 May 13 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Don Carlo is a grand opera of political intrigue and private passions
14 May 13 / Telegraph
Verdi's most powerful drama packs a punch
13 May 13 / Independent
Antonio Pappano conducts with loving ferocity and spacious tempi
12 May 13 / The Observer
This magnificent Don Carlo is excellent in all departments
12 May 13 / Daily Mail
Opera does not come much better than this
8 May 13 / Express
This was a production of visual paucity but also one of pure vocal pleasure
7 May 13 / Financial Times (via Google)
The work's anger and despair register powerfully
7 May 13 / The Guardian
A magnificently realised production of Verdi's Don Carlo
6 May 13 / Telegraph
The reason for the buzz around this revival came clear as Jonas Kaufmann launched into his rapturous opening aria
6 May 13 / Independent
Near-perfect cast for Verdi's epic masterpiece crowned by the stupendous Anja Harteros
6 May 13 / The Arts Desk
A superbly sung, tautly directed production
6 May 13 / Music OMH
Lianna Haroutounian
"I learned to listen to Verdi’s music, to feel it and to understand his world: one that is full of passion, hope, and the grain of life."
Production details
Cast
Kaufmann/Aronica, Harteros/Haroutounian, Uria-Monzon, Furlanetto, Kwiecien, Halfvarson, Lloyd, Bijelic, Bemsch, Gaspar, de Souza, Riches, Grice, Zhou, Kim, Cunningham
(c) Pappano (d) Hytner
Performance dates
4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 21, 25 May 2013
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