Travelling opera is Holland’s best

Readers of Place de l’Opera, the Dutch magazine, have voted for their best show of the year.

To general surprise and delight, it’s a Floris Visser production of Gluck’s Orphée et Eurydice at the breadline-funded Nederlandse Reisopera, a peripatetic company the government sought to abolish three years ago.

Here are the results:

1. Orphée et Eurydice (Nederlandse Reisopera)
2. Lohengrin (Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest)
3. Dialogues des Carmélites (De Nationale Opera)
4. Benvenuto Cellini (De Nationale Opera)
5. Der Rosenkavalier (De Nationale Opera)

More here.

Orphee et Euridyce-Gluck Nationale Reisopera Persfoto: Marco Borggreve Roger Hamilton - Muzikale leiding-Floris Visser Regie-Dieuweke van Reij Decor- en kostuumontwerp-Alex Brok Lichtontwerp-Pim Veulings Choreograaf-Samuel Boden OrphéeKristina Bitenc EurydiceHanna Herfurtner/Bernadeta Astari L'AmourAnique Bosch DansJosef Degabriele DansJochen Kool DansKevin Ruijters DansJosse Vessies DansJesse Wijnans Dans HET Symfonieorkest Consensus Vocalis

photo (c) Marco Borggreve

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  • John Borstlap says:

    Floris Visser is one of the most gifted régisseurs of today and for that reason an unique figure appearing from the Netherlands.

  • Nicolas Mansfield says:

    Hear, hear, John!

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