The Abduction from the Seraglio a soprano vehicle at Dutch National Opera

Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail

Dutch National Opera & Ballet, 13th January 2017

odalisque

Odalisque at the Sultan’s Harem. From The Costume of Turkey by Octavian Dalvimart, published in London un 1812

 

Lenneke Ruiten is the main reason to see Dutch National Opera’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail. On opening night she triumphed as Konstanze, a soprano role that is the vocal equivalent of balancing a water jug on your head while walking a tightrope.

Full review on Bachtrack.

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