15. September 2021 · London, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, 19:00 Uhr

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Zauberflöte

Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Salome Jicia (Pamina)
Bernard Richter (Tamino)
Huw Montague Rendall (Papageno)
Krzysztof Baczyk (Sarastro)
Brenda Rae (Königin der Nacht)
Alexandra Lowe (1. Dame)
Hanna Hipp (2. Dame)
Stephanie Wake-Edwards (3. Dame)
Michael Colvin (Monostatos)
Hagen Lee (Papagena)
Jochen Schmeckenbecher (Sprecher)
Harry Nicoll (1. Priester)
Donald Maxwell (2. Priester)
Alan Pingarrón (1. Geharnischter)
James Platt (2. Geharnischter)


4 stars
Musically, it was first-rate too.... In the pit Hartmut Haenchen led a ... sprightly performance, and was rewarded with warm playing from the orchestra..."
Ganze Rezension
www.musicomh.com · 19. September 2021
Hartmut Haenchen conducted in style.
Patrick Marmion
Ganze Rezension
Daily Mail · 17. September 2021
Hartmut Haenchen carried out in taste.
Ganze Rezension
Public · 17. September 2021
4 stars: ..."After an energetically shaped overture, the conductor Hartmut Haenchen is good at bringing out the rapt wonder of the score — and shaped some of the male choruses with shadowy flickers of Mozart’s Requiem ..."
Ganze Rezension
Sunday Times · 16. September 2021
"...Musically it was rewarding, too. At 78 the German conductor Hartmut Haenchen is no spring chicken, but his reading of Mozart’s late score fizzed with youthful élan from first to last and both the ROH Orchestra and a very good ‘A’ company (it alternates with a ‘B’ cast that looks just as promising) responded to him with charm and enthusiasm...."
Ganze Rezension
www.bachtrack.vom · 16. September 2021
4 Sterne
....beautifuly staged Mozart,, this could be one for you. Especially since it's so well conducted by veteran kapellmeister, 78-year-old Hartmut Haenchen, using traditional tempi an dynamics.
David Mellor

Ganze Rezension
Mail on Sunday · 16. September 2021
4 stars
..." All the above was flattered by Hartmut Haenchen’s expert ear for balance. His affection for the score was clear from the overture onward, and chorus and orchestra responded with a natural, warm sound and nonchalant style. It proved with simple directness that the opera is about the power of music to prevail over human frailty and chaos. .."
Peter Reed

Ganze Rezension
www.classicalsource.com · 15. September 2021