Un ballo in maschera
Director/Designer Richard Studer Conductor Jonathan Lyness The West Green House Orchestra Count Horn Piotr Lempa Count Ribbing Matthew Stiff Oscar Galina Averina Gustavus III Jonathan Stoughton Captain Anckarstroem George von Bergen Armfelt Jonathan Cooke Mam’zelle Arvidson Maria Gulik Christian Miles Horner Amelia’s Servant Tom Lowe Amelia Rebecca Nash Chorus Olivia Barr, Alison Dunne, Eleanor Garside, Eleanor Janes, Chloë Pardoe, Thomas Colwell, Aidan Smith, Matthew Smith Nash’s soprano is blessed with a full tone, strength, vibrancy and feeling, and her performance is truly exceptional. Sam Smith Music OMH Maria Gulik is also a revelation as Madame Arvidson.
Sam Smith Music OMH Galina Averina as a pert, agile Oscar and Maria Gulik, a vocally assured Ulrica.
Anthony Ogus Opera Now Richard Studer used the performing space creatively with movement and groupings of the admirable chorus which served the drama well.
Anthony Ogus Opera Now an outstanding cast and thrilling orchestral support fills in the drama with a superb musical performance.
Curtis Rogers Classical Source