What you thought of Der Rosenkavalier

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The curtain has now gone up on Festival 2018’s revival of Der Rosenkavalier

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


What the critics are saying

‘Rachel Willis-Sørensen is the outstanding Marschallin, sumptuous of tone, witty yet sad… beautiful to listen to’
The Guardian

‘Robin Ticciati’s buoyant conducting of the London Philharmonic Orchestra [is] a richly nuanced, rhythmically alert reading’
The Telegraph

‘Seriously funny, musically transcendent’
Bachtrack ★★★★★

‘A tour de force of operatic staging matched by sheerly beautiful singing.’
The Arts Desk

‘Kate Lindsey is a vocally warm and tireless Octavian, and hugely engaging dramatically.’
Classical Source ★★★★★

‘On evenings like this, the London Philharmonic reasserts its credentials as one of the world’s great opera orchestras.’
The Stage ★★★★★


Audience reaction

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How to see Der Rosenkavalier:

On stage at Festival 2018 20 May–26 June