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15 January 2018 - 7 February 2018
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The cast-list promises Angela Gheorghiu in the title role for later performances, but Adrianne Pieczonka as the current Tosca is disappointing.
It may lack the sensational quality of the dream team, but still makes for a superb evening.
Dan Ettinger’s conducting elicits a reasonably full, focused and balanced sound from the orchestra, and also helps to ensure that this is a strong revival of one of the Royal Opera’s classic produ
The mostly subdued lighting and deeply cast shadows are well contrasted with the brilliant colour and glitter of the period costumes.
At times, Gerald Finley delivers it, refusing to overplay the depravity of Scarpia, the lustful bully who uses power to gain sexual gratification.
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