Browse: Blu-Ray Video, Katie Mitchell (stage director)
Stéphane Degout (King), Barbara Hannigan (Isabel), Gyula Orendt (Gaveston/Stranger), Peter Hoare (Mortimer), Samuel Boden (Boy/Young King)
Orchestra of The Royal Opera House, George Benjamin, Katie Mitchell
As in Written On Skin, much of the work’s disturbing beauty lies in Benjamin’s ability to switch from sensuality to brutality in a heart-beat, and the contrast between Crimp’s economical language... — More…
Christopher Purves (Protector), Barbara Hannigan (Agnès), Bejun Mehta (First Angel/Boy), Victoria Simmonds (Second Angel/Marie) & Allan Clayton (Third Angel/John)
Royal Opera Chorus & Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, George Benjamin (conductor) & Katie Mitchell (director)
This is an outstanding release in every way...Benjamin's extraordinary music is breathtaking in its lightly worn compositional virtuosity...The cast is sensational...Hannigan deserves all the... — More…
Patricia Petibon (Alcina), Philippe Jaroussky (Ruggiero), Anna Prohaska (Morgana), Katarina Bradic (Bradamante), Anthony Gregory (Oronte), Krzysztof Baczyk (Melisso), Elias Mädler, Lionel Wunsch (Oberto)
Freiburger Barockorchester, MusicAeterna, Andrea Marcon, Katie Mitchell
Patricia Petibon's vivid and expressively sung account of the title role matches the dignity and desperation she conveys in her physical acting and is itself matched both in vocal and dramatic... — More…
Diana Damrau (Lucia), Charles Castronovo (Edgardo), Ludovic Tézier (Enrico), Taylor Stayton (Arturo), Kwangchul Youn (Raimondo), Rachael Lloyd (Alisa), Peter Hoare (Normanno)
Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Daniel Oren, Katie Mitchell (dir.)
The staging is over-stuffed but it is not stupid or careless…Minute alterations in the textures of Donizetti’s orchestration are brilliantly clear. Were you not already persuaded that the opera... — More…
Mariusz Kwiecien (Don Giovanni), Alex Esposito (Leporello), Alexander Tsymbalyuk (Commendatore), Véronique Gens (Donna Elvira), Antonio Poli (Don Ottavio), Malin Byström (Donna Anna), Elizabeth Watts (Zerlina) & Dawid Kimberg (Masetto), Simon Keenlyside (Papageno), Dorothea Röschmann (Pamina),...
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