"The opening sequence to the opera was very impressive. Overall, the scenery was very clever. The only criticism was that the actor playing Nadir didn't sing - or even mime, which was a distraction,"... (read full reviews)
"Having seen this opera before , this new production was as emotional as ever , the stage scenes were amazing too, especially the snow , you felt the cold .
The singing was incredible , no wonder there"... (read full reviews)
"My partner and I went to La Boheme at ROH for a special date and it certainly did not disappoint. The set was excellent and the singing beautiful. We had never seen La Boheme before and now it is our"... (read full reviews)
"Normally I would walk 100 miles to go to an opera but I was so disappointed with this one. Setting it in the present and Americanizing it didn't work. Sadly the two principals did not stand out and"... (read full reviews)
"A different take from the opera house- staged in the round. The music was excellent Bizet, but the performance suffered often from a difficulty in hearing what was being sung, especially when the"... (read full reviews)
"Very Good. I am not an opera goer normally infact when my wife asked whether I would like a Night sat the Opera I thought we were going to see a Queen Tribute Band. However despite my initial"... (read full reviews)
"The quality of the singers and orchestra was really excellent. However, this was marred by poor and distracting sets (often being pushed across the stage for no apparent reason) and poor"... (read full reviews)
"in English? Why take the beauty of the Italian language and translate it into English where it just sounds cheesy and does not make sense in a direct translation.
The performers themselves were"... (read full reviews)
"First opera. Poor to say the least.
Info panel for translation too high. Seating uncomfortable. Backing cast very amatuer. Obviously nervous and unsettled.
Setting not good as used for all"... (read full reviews)
"Strong cast incisively led from the pit amidsts a minimalist yet evocatively persuasive set. The set alone would put more permanent staged houses to shame almost as if the rigours of the design for"... (read full reviews)
"The seats were worth every penny and the interpretation was fantastic. Brilliant acting with an emotional ending. The Coliseum was a beautiful building and the staff couldn't have been better. Thank"... (read full reviews)
"The set was lovely - the Orient Express carriages worked really well. But sadly, the rest left something to be desired. Four out of six of the main roles were taken by understudies, and it showed."... (read full reviews)