The Royal Opera - La fille du régiment Reviews
11 July 2020
Patrizia Ciofi (Marie), Colin Lee (Tonio)
Alan Opie (Sulpice), Ann Murray (Marquise de Berkenfeld)
Patrizia Ciofi (Marie)
Donald Maxwell (Hortensius), Anne Widdecome (Duchesse de Krakenthorp)
Patrizia Ciofi (Marie)

Performance reviews

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La fille du régiment

The Royal Opera

No. of reviews: 13

The regiment marches onwards!
26 Apr 12 / Opera Today
This revival is certainly worth seeing to hear the remarkable singing of Colin Lee as Tonio
26 Apr 12 / What's on Stage
Fair's fair in Donizetti's banterous tale of love, war and Ann Widdecombe
24 Apr 12 / The Arts Desk
Patrizia Ciofi made just about as convincing a Marie as her predecessor
24 Apr 12 / Opera Britannia
A new cast makes it's mark at the ROH as Ciofi, Lee and Widdecombe show what they can do
24 Apr 12 / Music OMH
A merry night at the opera!
23 Apr 12 / Classical Source
La Fille du Regiment returns to Covent Garden with a new cast
23 Apr 12 / Musical Criticism
Christian Rath, the revival director, has somehow contrived to take all the edge off things
21 Apr 12 / Independent
Always fun
21 Apr 12 / Evening Standard
Yves Abel delivers the score with accuracy, if not quite enough spirit
21 Apr 12 / The Guardian
For this revival the star wattage glowed less brightly
21 Apr 12 / Telegraph
This is still a greatly entertaining evening
21 Apr 12 / The Stage
Widdy is endearingly dreadful in a wonderful ensemble evening
20 Apr 12 / Daily Mail
Ann Widdecombe makes opera debut
Former Conservative MP Ann Widdecombe has made her debut at London's Royal Opera House in La Fille Du Regiment.
Colin Lee: Missing a tenor? Blame the accountant...
Ahead of a Covent Garden opening, Colin Lee declares all his sources of income to Rupert Christiansen.
Production details
Ciofi, Lee, Opie, Murray, Maxwell, Fisher, Widdecombe
(c) Abel (d) Pelly
Performance dates
19, 25, 27 April, 1, 7, 10 May 2012
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