Le Nozze di Figaro at the Metropolitan Opera

irina Reviews

[...] The character’s music goes on forever, and, undaunted, the Romanian soprano sustained power and charm, even elegance, virtually without pause. In a staging that forces the action forward to the 1930s (and, in the process makes the inherent droit de seigneur plotting seem a bit odd), she modelled a modest maid’s uniform, and somehow made it glamorous. She also sang with tireless grace, explored a wide dynamic range with finesse, and shaded the text with rare flair. [...]

Martin Bernheimer - Financial Times


[...] She produces a consistently blooming sound, her tone beautifully and subtly colored, honey at its top and more caramel further down. Her rendition of “Deh vieni, non tardar,” floating out over the pit and effortlessly filling every corner of the auditorium, was the kind of soaring marvel that makes one envy the folks in the family circle. A committed actress to boot, it’s not hard to imagine Hartig enjoying a true star career at the Met in the near future. [...]

Eric C. Simpson - The Classical Review

 

 

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28 Jan 2016