Production reviews (3)

6 Φεβ - 6 Φεβ 2023
La Bohème, Puccini,  
Cincinnati Opera Gran Teatre del Liceu ENO Baylis  | Performances (13)
  | Conductor: Ben Glassberg
 | Stage director: Jonathan Miller , Crispin Lord
31 Ιανουάριος 2022www.classicalsource.comPeter Reed
Jonathan Miller’s production of Puccini’s La bohème returns to ENO
As a result, the evening relied more on the fine Marcello and Musetta from Charles Rice and Louise Alder, who gave the tragedy the ring of truth, both revealed and camouflaged by their explosive relationship. Alder took charge of her Café Momus waltz with imperious ease, considerable humour and some impressive coloratura, while in Act Three Rice’s immensely likeable Marcello in fine ...
05 Φεβρουάριος 2022operatoday.comMark Berry
La bohème returns to ENO
Or maybe not, for one of the most impressive aspects was Ben Glassberg’s conducting, which revelled in Puccini’s Wagnerisms, memories of Tristan evoked quite magically in the first act, without taking for something they were not. The sounds extracted from the ENO Orchestra were often magnificent: a great dynamic range, from moments of hushed intimacy, to grand, declamatory gesture. B...
www.eno.orgAdrian York
You are here: Home / Events / Puccini’s La Bohème – English National Opera – Review Puccini’s La Bohème – English National Opera – Review February 3, 2022 by Adrian York 1 Comment Tweet Pin Share Flip Share Last Updated on February 3, 2022 Puccini’s La
As a culture we are obsessed with the ‘femme fragile’; whether it’s Amy Winehouse, Princess Diana or Whitney Houston we consume their tragic narratives with a voracious appetite. It was the same for the late 19th-century audience for whom the consumptive female heroines of Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata and then Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème provided an irresistible draw. Puccini’s four-...