Welsh National Opera - Roberto Devereux Reviews
21 April 2021
Alexandra Deshorties (Elizabeth)
General scene
Leah-Marian Jones (Sara, Duchess of Nottingham), David Kempster (Duke of Nottingham)
Alexandra Deshorties (Elizabeth)
Alexandra Deshorties (Elizabeth), Leonardo Capalbo (Roberto Devereux)

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Roberto Devereux

Welsh National Opera


No. of reviews: 9

With fewer production vagaries Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux blazes forth
28 Nov 13 / Seen and Heard
WNO's season of Donzietti operas ends on an high
16 Oct 13 / Morning Star Online
About as historically accurate as 'Carry on Henry' but strongly cast
9 Oct 13 / Opera Britannia
WNO leave the best till last in their Donizetti trilogy
7 Oct 13 / Seen and Heard
The final production in Welsh National Opera's bold retelling of the 'Tudor' operas provides 'beauty, warmth and pathos'
5 Oct 13 / Wales Online
The dramatic tension never lets up in this surreal staging
4 Oct 13 / The Guardian
Cardiff's Donizetti cycle reaches its climax in an uneven work finely staged and sung
4 Oct 13 / The Arts Desk
The final production in the sequence proves the best
4 Oct 13 / The Stage
Despite its poor production, the Welsh National Opera's performance of Roberto Devereux was a triumph
4 Oct 13 / Telegraph
Production details
Cast
Deshorties, Kempster, Jones, Capalbo, Dodd, Allenby
(c) Rustioni/Capocaccia (d) Talevi
Performance dates
2, 6, 11, 18, 25 October, 8, 15, 22, 29 November 2013
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