The Royal Opera - Le nozze di Figaro Reviews
6 July 2020
Lucy Crowe (Susanna), Renata Prokupic (Cherubino)
Maria Bengtsson (Countess), Christopher Maltman (Count)
Carlos Chausson (Dr Bartolo), Helene Schneidermann (Marcellina)
Lucy Crowe (Susanna), Luca Pisaroni (Figaro)

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Le nozze di Figaro

The Royal Opera

No. of reviews: 17

A very disappointing evening
24 May 14 / Musical Criticism
A ‘Figaro' that will live long in the memory
5 May 14 / What's on Stage
The fine cast all interact harmoniously, enhanced this time by the sensitive conducting of David Syrus
5 May 14 / Independent
Good ensemble work in McVicar’s Figaro revival
5 May 14 / Seen and Heard
Las erecciones de Almaviva
25 Oct 13 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
With this stunningly talented cast McVicar's direction finally makes sense
27 Sep 13 / Musical Criticism
A perfect union of comedy and the sheer power of Mozart's incomparable score
21 Sep 13 / Express
The final element that makes the performance such a success is Sir John Eliot Gardiner’s conducting
20 Sep 13 / Music OMH
Maltman's striking Almaviva leads excellent McVicar revival
19 Sep 13 / Opera Britannia
This revival of Mozart’s miraculous comedy is unadulterated joy
19 Sep 13 / Telegraph
A highly enjoyable production which has more intergrity than many
18 Sep 13 / Classical Source
Classic Figaro production with cosmopolitan cast
18 Sep 13 / Seen and Heard
David McVicar’s revived production is played with delightful zes
18 Sep 13 / Financial Times (via Google)
A richly rewarding evening – provocative, deeply moving and wonderfully humane
18 Sep 13 / The Guardian
David McVicar returns to direct a razor-sharp revival of Mozart's masterpiece
18 Sep 13 / What's on Stage
This revival of Sir David McVicar’s 2006 staging is a rewarding one
17 Sep 13 / The Stage
Servants outshine nobles in a hard-pressed revival of opera's greatest comedy
17 Sep 13 / The Arts Desk
Production details
Maltman/Finley, Bengtsson/Evans, Crowe/Tilling, Pisaroni/Esposito, Pokupic/Bonitatibus, Schneiderman/McLaughlin, Chausson/Stamboglis, Fouchécourt/de Mey, Elliott/Robinson, Bevan/Bijelic, Black/White
(c) Gardiner/Syrus (d) McVicar
Performance dates
16, 18, 21, 25, 27 September, 2, 4, 7 October 2013, 2, 5, 7, 10(m) May 2014
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