...Hartmut Haenchen conducted. ... he avoided the temptation to solemn pomposity
and opted instead for lightweight clarity, reminding us that this is music written by a young man, the heir to Weber and the contemporary of Nicolai and Marschner. The orchestra played with bright vivacity and precision
, and the singers were never drowned out. The sum of it was a most attractive interpretation.
Rupert Christiansen Ganze Rezension