Welsh National Opera - Khovanshchina Reviews
21 April 2021
General scene
Robert Hayward (Prince Ivan Khovansky), Elena Thomas (Persian Slave)
Claire Wild (Emma), Adrian Dwyer (Prince Andrei Khovansky)
Robert Hayward (Prince Ivan Khovansky)
Sara Fulgoni (Marfa), Mark Le Brocq (Prince Golistyn)

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Khovanshchina

Welsh National Opera


No. of reviews: 9

This Khovanshchina shows Welsh National Opera at its absolute best
2 Nov 17 / Classical Source
Mussorgsky's great historical opera in an ambitious revival by WNO
4 Oct 17 / What's on Stage
Chilling, magnificent and unmissable
3 Oct 17 / iNews
Powerful and thought-provoking Khovanschina from Welsh National Opera
28 Sep 17 / Seen and Heard
The half-minute silence in the darkness of the theatre after the final bars of music says it all. Magnificent
27 Sep 17 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
Russian to destruction
27 Sep 17 / The Critics' Circle
Despite there being no Russians in the cast, the whole show is sung in Russian, and the difference to the vocal sound is incredible
26 Sep 17 / The Times
WNO's Khovanshchina is a thrilling portrait of terror and brutality
25 Sep 17 / Telegraph
Russia's tragedy becomes the world's in compelling revival
25 Sep 17 / The Guardian
Production details
Cast
Hayward, Dwyer, Le Brocq, Sebestyen, Bailey, Fulgoni, Thompson, Wild
(c) Hanus (d) Pountney
Performance dates
23, 30 September, 7, 24, 31 October 2017 (various locations0
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