Sophia Lambton




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BWW Review: ORCHESTRA OF THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE IN CONCERT, Royal Opera HouseReview: ORCHESTRA OF THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE IN CONCERT
Posted: Feb. 9, 2019


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BWW Review: THE QUEEN OF SPADES, Royal Opera HouseBWW Review: THE QUEEN OF SPADES, Royal Opera House
Posted: Jan. 14, 2019


BWW Review: ORCHESTRA OF THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE IN CONCERT, Royal Opera HouseReview: ORCHESTRA OF THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE IN CONCERT
Posted: Feb. 9, 2019


BWW Review: CARMEN, Royal Opera HouseBWW Review: CARMEN, Royal Opera House
Posted: Dec. 1, 2018


BWW Review: CORALINE, Barbican TheatreBWW Review: CORALINE, Barbican Theatre
Posted: Mar. 30, 2018


BWW Review: ORCHESTRA OF THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE IN CONCERT, Royal Opera House
February 9, 2019

This evening of contrasting sentimental works was far too fiery to resound with echoes of the (Russian) soul.

BWW Review: LA TRAVIATA, Royal Opera House
January 15, 2019

A quarter of a century after its premiere, the long-running production is still worth a shot.

BWW Review: THE QUEEN OF SPADES, Royal Opera House
January 14, 2019

The Royal Opera's new production sidelines the opera in favour of meaningless chaos.

BWW Review: HANSEL AND GRETEL, Royal Opera House
December 14, 2018

The spectacle is a hunger-inducing delight for the eyes.

BWW Review: CARMEN, Royal Opera House
December 1, 2018

Barrie Kosky's unmusical revival loses more steam on its second outing.

BWW Review: VERDI'S REQUIEM, Royal Opera House
October 24, 2018

Antonio Pappano's conducting of the work evoked gloom but didn't approach closely enough the more sinister subject of death.

BWW Review: PROM 71: ORCHESTRE REVOLUTIONNAIRE ET ROMANTIQUE PERFORM BERLIOZ WITH JOYCE DIDONATO at Royal Albert Hall
September 6, 2018

Under the baton of Sir John Eliot Gardiner, the evening exuded Romantic electricity - of a calibre not always the most musical or Berliozian.


August 19, 2018

Sir Simon Rattle enslaved the LSO under Ravel's near-supernatural spell; solo singers strived to follow him along the trail.

BWW Review: JOYCE DIDONATO AND ANTONIO PAPPANO IN CONCERT, Royal Opera House
June 5, 2018

In the space of just a brief recital, Joyce DiDonato brings World History to Covent Garden (and makes some).

BWW Review: CORALINE, Barbican Theatre
March 30, 2018

Magical realism is supplanted by kitchen sink comedy-drama in this adaptation of Neil Gaiman's 2002 hit novel of the same name.

BWW Review: CARMEN, Royal Opera House
February 7, 2018

In a production that relies more on extras' physicality and odd choreography than it does on singing and musicianship - opera's intrinsic components - Barrie Kosky experiments with too many genres and fails to grasp one.