Welsh National Opera - Lohengrin Reviews
21 April 2021
Thomas Rowlands (Gottfried) and Peter Wedd (Lohengrin)
Susan Bickley (Ortrud)
Matthew Best (Heinrich), Emma Bell (Elsa)
Ensemble
Peter Wedd (Lohengrin)

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Lohengrin

Welsh National Opera


No. of reviews: 14

Another triumph for WNO
15 Jun 13 / Opera Britannia
Neorrealismo wagneriano
15 Jun 13 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Love means never having to say who you really are
2 Jun 13 / Independent on Sunday
WNO’s production, conducted by Lothar Koenigs, is a glorious, engrossing evening of opera
27 May 13 / Financial Times (via Google)
Peter Wedd rose triumphantly to the challenges of the title role
26 May 13 / The Observer
Production was fit for a king
25 May 13 / This is South Wales
One of the operatic highlights of the year
25 May 13 / The Stage
Under Lothar Koenigs’s fluid, intuitive conducting, Wagner’s lovely score worked its peculiar, potent magic
25 May 13 / Classical Source
An intelligent and powerful Lohengrin WNO can be proud of
25 May 13 / Seen and Heard
An exceptional new production
25 May 13 / South Wales Argus
WNO in their element in wide-stage Wagner marred by vocal problems
25 May 13 / The Arts Desk
A solidly impressive, if slightly circumscribed, achievement
25 May 13 / The Guardian
Wales' Wagnerian dream
25 May 13 / Wales Online
A strong cast and richly beautiful sets make the Welsh National Opera's Lohengrin a delight
25 May 13 / Telegraph
Production details
Cast
Wedd, Bell, Lundgren/Otelli, Bickley, Best, Thorpe
(c) Koenigs (d) McDonald
Performance dates
23, 26, 29 May, 1, 8, 13, 15 June 2013 (Various locations)
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