Glyndebourne reviews: Cendrillon 2019

Under the baton of John Wilson, the Orchestra worked seemlessly with the singers and Fiona Shaw's direction to bring Massenet's enchanting fairytale world to life.

 

 

★★★★☆ ‘the London Philharmonic Orchestra found the necessary je ne sais quoi and gave a majestic reading of Massenet’s kaleidoscopic score, deftly conjured by the conductor John Wilson’ Rebecca Franks, 11 June 2019, The Times

★★★★☆ ‘There’s top-quality playing from the London Philharmonic Orchestra in the pit, while conductor John Wilson makes an endless delight of the enchanting candyfloss score’ George Hall, 10 June 2019, The Stage

★★★★☆ ‘the orchestral details, all beautifully rendered by the London Philharmonic […] perfectly complementing Shaw’s evocative fairytale world.’ Gavin Dixon, 10 June 2019, The Arts Desk

★★★★☆ ‘dreamy playing of the London Philharmonic Orchestra.’ Mark Pullinger, 9 June 2019, Bach Track

‘In the pit, the London Philharmonic was on fine form, led by John Wilson’ Colin Clarke, 12 June 2019, Seen and Heard International