What you thought of La clemenza di Tito

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The curtain has now gone up on our new production of Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito.

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

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


What the critics are saying


Photo: Monika Rittershaus

‘If you see any opera during the rest of the summer, let it be Claus Guth’s spellbinding take on Mozart’s late opera seria La clemenza di Tito… Unmissable’
– The Sunday Times

‘…the director gives an exceptionally convincing cast the time to develop their characters, conflicting relationships and moral dilemmas’
– The Times

‘Conductor Robin Ticciati combined elegance with urgency’
– The Guardian

‘Stark, compelling and very well acted’
– The Daily Telegraph

‘Coote’s Vitellia is superbly sung, as is Anna Stéphany’s Sesto, with a very fine Servilia from Joélle Harvey and Annio from Michèle Losier’
– Evening Standard

‘Anna Stéphany…turns in one of my performances of the year’
– WhatsOnStage


Audience reaction


Photo: Monika Rittershaus

‘I loved the set, I loved the whole modern twist on it and thought all of the singers were all wonderful’
– Audience member

‘I’ve never actually seen this opera before. It was an absolute delight, a complete revelation’
– Audience member

‘The music was gorgeous’
– Audience member

‘It was innovative and interesting, musically superb, it lived up to the Mozartean standards of Glyndebourne’
– Audience member


You can see La clemenza di Tito:

  • On stage at Festival 2017 26 July – 26 August – book now
  • Live in cinemas and online 3 August – book now