"Beauty & the Beast was very good family entertainment. From 6 to 60, there was something for everyone. The show was true to the film. The special effects where the beast changed to the prince where a"... (read full reviews)
"This event had everthing....... fantastic music.........a stunning setting.........excellent seats.
It was a beautiful summer evening ,we bought our own champagne picnic which was easy to collect &"... (read full reviews)
"I enjoyed this production of Dr Dee very much, I was excited to see a new Opera opening at the Manchester International Festival and this exceeded my expectations. I have seen previous creations by"... (read full reviews)
"The Welsh National Opera's performance of Die Fledermaus was fantastic. Wonderful music, wonderful costumes and a few bits of up to date humour which brought the work of Strauss right into the 21st"... (read full reviews)
"The venue is extaordinar and adds so much to the elegance of this event. From the very first moment with the rivers of red, so delicate across the stage I felt captivated in a different world. The"... (read full reviews)
"A great comic operatic night out! Bartolo and the Barber were outstanding and really made the performance and even though both Andrew Kennedy and Lucy Crowe were unwell, it did not detract from an"... (read full reviews)
"The baritone was so strong, need to see Duncan rock in something else. Just blew me away. The ensemble was so strong it's hard to pick one out, the female singers were great, and the older blonde guy"... (read full reviews)
"Being a modern opera, it was nothing like the operas of the Italian composers...
This was slow and repetitive. Both in movements and sounds.
The story tells of extremely important issues and values"... (read full reviews)
"You can't beat a good short maritime story by Melville or an opera by Britten. This has always been one of my favourite operas, so unless it is a complete disaster, I would recommend it to anybody."... (read full reviews)
"The staging was ingenious though the cast had an alarming tendecy to stand on the furniture! The singing was good but we wished the production had not been in modern dress (one star deducted for"... (read full reviews)
"Some of the best choral and solo singing and acting I have ever seen at the ENO over the past 15 years. Line up of principals was impressive - particularly the tenor, Hoffman who was a sheer delight"... (read full reviews)
"A thoroughly enjoyable evening. The ENO always manages to surprise me with their productions. I loved the Hopper-esque stage set of Simone Boccanegra. The orchestra were wonderful, and the singing was"... (read full reviews)
"I would recommend this revival for the superb conducting of Antonio Pappano and the riveting Lady Macbeth of Liudmyla Monastyrska - Remember that name. she will be a major star"... (read full reviews)
"It was a long time since I had been to an amateur G&S production - and certainly not since the time when everyone has seemed to judge everything by the high standards we see on our television screens,"... (read full reviews)