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Sonya Yoncheva (Norma), Joseph Calleja (Pollione), Sonia Ganassi (Adalgisa), Brindley Sherratt (Oroveso), David Junghoon Kim (Flavio), Vlada Borovko (Clotilde)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Antonio Pappano, Àlex Ollé (director)
The virtues of this staging lie in individual performances and in the music-making, with the Royal Opera House Orchestra and chorus giving taut and committed interpretations under Antonio Pappano.... — More…
Vittorio Grigolo (Hoffmann), Kate Lindsey (Nicklausse/Muse), Christine Rice (Giulietta), Sonya Yoncheva (Antonia), Sofia Fomina (Olympia), Thomas Hampson Coppélius/Dapertutto/Lindorf/Miracle)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Royal Opera Chorus, Evelino Pidò (conductor) & John Schlesinger...
Sofia Fomina trills like a canary as the mechanical doll, Christine Rice is darkly beguiling as Giulietta and Sonya Yoncheva’s Antonia would melt a heart of stone. Kate Lindsey’s Nicklausse is... — More…
Juan Francisco Gatell (Polidoro), Laura Polverelli (Flaminio), Marina De Liso (Giustina), Sonia Yoncheva (Agata) & Serena Malfi (Ferdinando)
Accademia Bizantina, Ottavio Dantone (conductor) & Michal Znaniecki (stage director)
The recitatives are crisp, witty and delivered at a rate of knots. The production and staging are tight too...[the singers are] technically absolutely rock solid and terrific actors but never... — More…
Sonya Yoncheva, Arnold Rutkowski, Alexander Tsymbalyuk
Dmitri Tcherniakov (director)
There are far more pluses than minuses here: you can say the opera is a great success, the ballet a bit controversial but quite intriguing and definitely a bold approach to a classic. — More…