‘David Pountney's superbly well-judged production ... it should not be missed’
‘David Pountney's exceptional production ... unmissable’
‘Authenticity rings true in this searing David Pountney production’
‘Sir Richard Armstrong’s expert conducting’
‘The three leads are outstanding in their demanding roles’
‘A stunning performance by Giselle Allen’
‘Michelle Breedt’s Lisa makes a riveting pivot, the work of a true singing actor; Giselle Allen’s Marta wrenches the heart’
‘The Orchestra plays superbly’
‘In essence it's a powerful story, well staged (by David Pountney), well sung (especially by Giselle Allen in the lead role of a one-time inmate, Marta), and well-conducted (Richard Armstrong making a welcome return to the Coliseum)’
Michael White – The Telegraph
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