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SIMON BOCCANEGRA/FULHAM OPERA YOUNG ARTIST SHOWCASE REVIEW

 

Seen and Heard March 2016

 

Verdi, Simon Boccanegra – Fulham Opera’s Young Artist Showcase

by Jim Pritchard

 

His voice has all the necessary Italianate lyricism but also a steely power that suggests he might consider singing some Wagner roles...

 

FALSTAFF/GRIMEBORN FESTIVAL REVIEW

 

BritishTheatre.com August 2015

 

Falstaff, Arcola Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

by Tim Hochstrasser

 

Roberto Abate, as the young lover Fenton, was full of the right kind of open-hearted romantic ardour and playfulness to cover the main aspects of his character.

 

FALSTAFF/GRIMEBORN FESTIVAL REVIEW

 

Evening Standard August 2015

 

Verdi with a Carry On Twist

by Nick Kimberly

 

Neither Verdi nor Shakespeare might like it, but the wit of this opera makes it work,

 

IL TABARRO & GIANNI SCHICCHI REVIEW

 

Seenandheard March 2015

 

Fulham Opera Keep Up Standards in Two of Puccini’s  Il Trittico Operas 

by Jim Pritchard

 

"The best of the singers was probably Roberto Abate as Luigi who clearly has an almost psychotic desire for the comely .......The role requires a Calaf quality in the voice particularly in the high-lying and demanding aria ‘Hai ben ragione’ and there was a lot of promise from Abate here. 

 

IL TABARRO REVIEW

 

Operissima March 2015

 

Gasp, cry, laugh: Puccini's Il Tabarro & Gianni Schicchi, Fulham Opera

by Charlotte Valori

 

"Roberto Abate is intense and masterful as Giorgetta’s stevedore lover....Abate achieved dazzling volume and power in his “Hai ben ragione” aria, giving a superb performance in which his acting never faltered"

IL TABARRO REVIEW 

 

Fringe Opera December 2014

 

Il tabarro  Opera Vera *****

by Isabel Mitchell

 

"Credit has to be given to Roberto Abate, whose sonorous voice was responsible for some of the most thrilling moments of the opera, a force that blew through the courtyard with sensational power."

ABSOLUTE CLASSICS INTERVIEW

 

Absolute Classics December 2014

 

Loud long-haired voice of today

by Sara Bain

 

"Bringing quality classic music to rural areas is a fantastic idea. Opera shouldn't only be enjoyed in city venues. Art, in my opinion, enhances peoples lives and programmes like Absolute Classics should be happening all over the UK."

FALSTAFF REVIEW 

 

Fringe Opera November 2014

 

Falstaff Fulham Opera ****

by Francesca Wickers

 

"Australian tenor Roberto Abate plays Fenton with genuine allure, his solo offerings dripping with romance, ."

FALSTAFF REVIEW 

 

Operissima November 2014

 

Verdi meets The Queen Vic: an uproarious Falstaff from Fulham Opera

by Charlotte Valori

 

"Roberto Abate is show-stealingly good as Fenton,."

FALSTAFF REVIEW 

 

Flock to the Crown November 2014

 

Fulham Opera:Verdi's Falstaff

by Mary Grace Nguyen.

 

"Perth born Roberto Abate manages to impress with his smooth tenor timber as the smitten lover boy Fenton."

FALSTAFF REVIEW 

 

Seenandheard November 2014

 

Enjoying a Beer with Falstaff at the Home of Fulham Opera

by Jim Pritchard

 

 

 

 

 

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