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Your Reaction: What did you think of The Royal Opera's The Monstrous Child?

Audience and press reviews of Francesca Simon and Gavin Higgins' debut opera.

By Chris Shipman (Head of Brand Engagement and Social Media)

25 February 2019 at 11.53am | 1 Comment

Press reviews:

Guardian ★★★★
Times (£) ★★★★
The Stage ★★★★
Bachtrack ★★★★
Telegraph ★★★
Financial Times ★★★
Classical Source ★★★

What did you think of The Monstrous Child?
Share your reviews via the comments below, or by using #ROHmonstrous.

The Monstrous Child runs until 3 March 2019. The production is sold out, although returns may become available. In addition, a limited number of tickets are available via Friday Rush.

The production is staged with generous philanthropic support from the Clore Duffield Foundation, Hamish and Sophie Forsyth, The John S Cohen Foundation, Mr Stefan Sten Olsson and Mr John Tierney, The Taylor Family Foundation, the Contemporary Music Circle and The Royal Opera House Endowment Fund.

By Chris Shipman (Head of Brand Engagement and Social Media)

25 February 2019 at 11.53am

This article has been categorised Opera and tagged by timothy sheader, Production, review, The Monstrous Child, your reaction

This article has 1 comment

  1. Fiona Hipkin responded on 3 March 2019 at 7:55pm Reply

    I went with my 13 year old and she loved it. She had never seen an opera but had adored the book The Monstrous Child so much that she cried when it finished. She knows her mythology which definitely helped. It was dark and loud and visually stunning in every way with some interesting language!

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