Welsh National Opera - Orlando Reviews
9 July 2020
Lawrence Zazzo (Orlando)
Robin Blaze (Medoro), Fflur Wyn (Dorinda), Rebecca Evans (Angelica)
Rebecca Evans (Angelica), Lawrence Zazzo (Orlando)
Lawrence Zazzo (Orlando) Fflur Wyn (Dorinda) Monika Sawa, Helen Greenaway, Sarah Pope, Nicola Morgan (WNO Chorus), Daniel Grice (Zoroastro)
Robin Blaze (Medoro), Rebecca Evans (Angelica)

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Orlando

Welsh National Opera


No. of reviews: 11

Lawrence Zazzo gave a finely controlled account of Orlando’s descent into mental derangement
7 Nov 15 / Classical Source
Updating madness in Handel’s Orlando proves problematical for WNO
2 Nov 15 / Seen and Heard
The rather thin plot is rescued by Handel’s superb score and the singers relish its melodic brilliance
29 Oct 15 / Welsh Daily Post
Handel's Orlando given a lively update
10 Oct 15 / Bachtrack
Rebecca Evans was immense in her moments of anguish as she marked her 25th anniversary with the WNO
6 Oct 15 / South Wales Evening Post
1940's madness
5 Oct 15 / Planet Hugill
A game of three halves
30 Sep 15 / Telegraph
Handel's music as usual triumphs over silly plot dully staged
30 Sep 15 / The Arts Desk
WNO does full justice to one of Handel’s most fascinating and unusual operas
30 Sep 15 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
Welsh National Opera's Orlando is a pacy production which makes the eyes water
29 Sep 15 / Wales Online
WNO's musically restorative evening
29 Sep 15 / The Guardian
Production details
Cast
Zazzo, Evans, Blaze/Laing, Wyn, Grice
(c) Alessandrini/Griffiths (d) Fehr
Performance dates
27(m) September, 3, 7, 14, 21, 28 October, 4, 18 November 2015 (various locations)
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