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Giove in Argo

London Handel Festival

 

Conductor: Laurence Cummings

Designer: Molly Einchcomb

Lighting: Rob Casey

Choreographer: Ewan Jones

Photographers: Chris Christodoulou & Charlotte Levy

 

 

 

 

 

Reviews:

**** Times:  “dark side is bought to the fore in James Bonas’ London Handel Festival staging... gripped, too, by the performances on stage: not just the singing but also the intense acting.”  Richard Morrison

 

**** Observer: “a lost Handel opera proves a revelation... when this degree of vigour and imagination is lavished upon it... the evening flashed by... a remarkable achievement."

Stephen Pritchard

 

**** Sunday Express: “an evening of sheer delight” Clare Colvin

 

**** The Guardian: “sexy, unsettling music theatre... Bonas’s forest is a place of sinister magic, where crumbling inhibitions release violence as well as desire.” Tim Ashley

 

What’s on Stage: “James Bonas directs with theatrical relish and visual flair” Mark Valencia

 

The Arts Desk: “a director, James Bonas, who knew what he was doing... this is what operatic Handel is really about: endless pleasure, lashings of energy and a touch of pathos. In every respect, this team did him proud. It’s so good that you could go twice – once for each cast.”

David Nice

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