What you thought of Don Pasquale

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The curtain has now gone up on Festival 2017’s revival of Don Pasquale.

In this video the audience share their thoughts on the production:

You can read a selection of press reviews and audience reactions below.


What the critics are saying

‘with a sweet, fast vibrato, trills as neat as pinking shears and a prodigious appetite for the texture and flavour of the Italian language, Oropesa holds the performance.’
– The Times

‘an evening of brilliant entertainment’
– The Stage

‘…[Lisette Oropesa] was equal to all her character’s skittish bel canto demands. Hilarious, endearing and blest with immaculate timing, she made the cruel demands of her Act 1 cavatina seem like throwaway lines and single-handedly gave the evening its class.’
– WhatsOnStage

‘Andrey Zhilikhovsky’s Malatesta is the smoothest of operators, with the vocal skills to match’
– Financial Times


Audience reaction

Don Pasquale is on stage 13 July – 23 August

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