What you thought of: Káťa Kabanová
Read a selection of press reviews and audience reactions for Káťa Kabanová.
Janáček’s intensely lyrical piece that blends bold national colours with universal drama.
Read on to find out what the audience and critics had to say about the production…
“spead our wing and fly away…” we did the wondrous opening of @glyndebourne festival with the powerful #KáťaKabanová a joyful audience connected with raw emotion to the themes of being trapped and the frustration of the tragic heroine. Outstanding production,there is hope!#arts pic.twitter.com/UhYYJ0GsjS
— Margot Ravenscroft (@MargotRavenscr2) May 21, 2021
Glyndebourne! Janacek! Live music! Bloody brilliant pic.twitter.com/sYtI2Wz8K3
— Helena Cooke (@HelenaCooke8) May 17, 2021
Congratulations @glyndebourne on a superb new production of Kata Kabanova. Stunning both musically and visually. Outstanding singing from Katerina Kneizikova, @AK_Mezzo, @nickythespence, @DavidButtPhilip Fantastic conducting from Robin Ticciati. So good to see live Opera again.
— Leon Rozewicz (@Rozewicz) May 22, 2021
— Andrew Corbett-Nolan (@acorbettn) May 20, 2021
— Nicola Kerr (@1Nicola) May 20, 2021
What the critics are saying
– The Guardian
– The Telegraph
– London Evening Standard
– The Times
– The Stage
– Culture Whisper
– The Arts Desk
– Mail on Sunday
Image credits: Káťa Kabanová, Festival 2021. Photos by Richard Hubert Smith.