Scottish Opera - Nixon in China Reviews
4 July 2020
Mark Le Brocq (Mao Tse-tung), Eric Greene (Richard Nixon)
Hye-Youn Lee (Madame Mao), Julia Sporsen (Pat Nixon), Chorus
Dancers
Mark Le Brocq (Mao Tse-tung), Hye-Youn Lee (Madame Mao)
Julia Sporsen (Pat Nixon), Eric Greene (Richard Nixon)

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Nixon in China

Scottish Opera


No. of reviews: 8

History recreated from the archives
3 Mar 20 / The Opera Critic
Strong soloists, chorus, and orchestra are the pluses of Scottish Opera’s Nixon in China
2 Mar 20 / Seen and Heard
Stylish, powerful Nixon in China from Scottish Opera
25 Feb 20 / Bachtrack
A gripping human drama
24 Feb 20 / The Observer
A contextualised history lesson for everyone, cast included
22 Feb 20 / The Scotsman
One of the most rewarding and thought-provoking evenings that will be available in any theatre this year
20 Feb 20 / The Herald
This subtle, intelligent modern opera is still entrancing
20 Feb 20 / Telegraph
Slick update for tale of Tricky Dicky's schmoozing
20 Feb 20 / The Guardian
Production details
Cast
Greene, Sporsen, Lester, Le Brocq, Stout, Lee, Callinan, Davies, Carrington
(c) Carneiro (d) Fulljames
Performance dates
18, 20, 22, 27, 29 February 2020 (Glasgow & Edinburgh)
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