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Posted by on Oct 29, 2010 in Reviews | 2 comments

Ye Too Olde Fashioned Romeo et Juliette?

Ye Too Olde Fashioned Romeo et Juliette?

by Melissa WimbishPD39783108_Romeo-a_1748132c

“Although I have a massive soft spot for Gounod’s operas, I am obliged to admit that his version of Romeo and Juliet contains patches of embarrassingly awful music and sinks at times to a leaden pace,” says Rupert Christiansen of the Royal Opera House production of Romeo et Juliette.

Despite his overall impression (2 stars) he did have some positive things to say about the singing. In fact, he mentioned tenor Piotr Bezcala as a modern-day Gedda!

Take a look at the full review: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/opera/8090191/Romeo-et-Juliette-Royal-Opera-House-review.html

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2 Comments

  1. We are going on Monday, so will be able to let you know what we think then.

  2. Awesome! Please do share your thoughts. Have fun!

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