photo credit: Richard Hubert Smith

photo credit: Richard Hubert Smith


“A delectable 80-minute miniature...a witty perpetuum mobile of bittersweet comedy, whirling this way and that.  Not to be missed.”  Hilary Finch, The Times (£)

A deliciously musical evening  Antony Craig, Gramophone

“Glyndebourne have a unique opera on their hands here, one of fado and silence, and of light-hearted sadness, and they seem to know exactly what to do with it.”  Richard Scott, The Arts Desk

Visually compelling, with strong singing across the board  Hannah Sander, Classical Source