The Royal Opera - Falstaff Reviews
11 July 2020
Ambrogio Maestri (Falstaff)
Alasdair Elliott (Bardolfo), Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Mistress Quickly), Lukas Jakobski (Pistola)
Joel Prieto (Fenton), Amanda Forsythe (Nanetta)
Ambrogio Maestri (Falstaff), Ana Maria Martinez (Alice Ford)
Ambrogio Maestri (Falstaff)

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Falstaff

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 10

Big knight on a big horse
23 May 12 / Reuters
Brassy Falstaff and a bleak 'Dutchman'
23 May 12 / New York Times
Overall, the singing earned the performance four stars
22 May 12 / Musical Criticism
Verdi nella terra di Shakespeare
22 May 12 / Il Giornale della Musica (Ita)
In the end, the big man gets the last laugh
21 May 12 / Bachtrack
It ain't over till the fat man sings ... and eats up all those roast chickens
20 May 12 / Independent on Sunday
A buoyant and vivacious production
20 May 12 / The Observer
Robert Carsen’s new staging of Verdi’s final operatic masterpiece plays like an ode to gastronomical excess
17 May 12 / Independent
Not a hint of Windsor
17 May 12 / The Guardian
Make no mistake, this a five-star production
17 May 12 / Classical Source
Falstaff: Robert Carsen on Verdi's English-Italian job
The opera director talks about the challenges of bringing Verdi's action-packed social comedy to London's Covent Garden and Milan's La Scala.
Robert Carsen: 'Verdi's Falstaff is a joyous and rich work'
Opera director Robert Carsen talks about the challenges of staging Verdi's Falstaff at the Royal Opera House in London – and explains why he can't wait for it to travel to Milan's La Scala next year. (audio)
Production details
Cast
Maestri, Jenis, Martinez, Forsythe, Rüütel, Lemieux, Prieto, Bosi, Elliott, Jakobski
(c) Gatti (d) Carsen
Performance dates
15, 19, 23, 25, 28, 30 May 2012
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