The Audience reacts to Der Rosenkavalier

Thursday, 9 March, 2023
Ros The Audience Reacts

Critic and audience reactions to Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier.

Der Rosenkavalier is on at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in Dublin from 5-11 March 2023.

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“Instead of wasting time refuting notions of opera as slow, posh and expensive, INO practically dares you to give opera a try and defies you not to like it.” - The Irish Times –Michael Dungan ★★★★

Read the full review from The Irish Times here.

“Murrihy’s singing soaring like prayer. Boyle's sublime voice as wide and full as the ocean. Byrne's full blooded incantations plumbing emotional depths as deep as time, made so much more for Byrne physically doing little yet achieving so much. All three voices overflowing with soul. Each singer, throughout, crafting moments where time seems to stand still.” - The Arts Review – Chris O'Rourke ★★★★

Read the full review from The Arts Review here.

“Andreas Bauer Kanabas notches up an instant triumph singing his first Ochs. The wig and beard help him with the comedy, but he’s a deft actor, and vocally a true bass with a ringing top register...” - The Arts Desk –David Nice ★★★★

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“This is a treat of a show, such a pleasure to see so much wealth, both of talent and resources, on an Irish stage.” - The Independent – Katy Hayes

Read the full review from The Independent here.

“this is a superb performance of Der Rosenkavalier, with three top Irish stars in the lead roles, beautifully staged and with a gloriously performed score.” - No More Workhorse – Gearóid O'Byrne

Read the full review from No More Workhorse here.