10 January 2022bachtrack.comRoy Westbrook
Rising stars have a crazy day: Figaro returns to Covent Garden
Count Almaviva was well taken by Argentinean Germán E Alcántara (...)in his first major role here, showed vocal and histrionic gifts. In the Act 2 altercation with the Countess his violent side was visibly and vocally only just in check, an aristocrat aware he is losing control of events.
11 January Church
The Marriage of Figaro, Royal Opera House, review: an exceptional, exhilarating revival
David McVicar’s elegant production strikes a perfect balance between the high seriousness and slapstick comedy of this brilliant work
10 January Kenyon
The Marriage of Figaro, Royal Opera, review: a fizzy, funny, hugely accomplished revival
Mostly steering clear of recent developments in sexual politics, David McVicar's production leaves us to marvel afresh at Mozart’s genius
10 January 2022theartsdesk.comDavid Nice
Le nozze di Figaro, Royal Opera review - New Year champagne
Perfect ensembles and recits with Antonio Pappano's return as conductor and fortepianist