Photo: Monika Rittershaus 

 

 

Le Nozze di Figaro
R
oyal Opera House, London Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner  Stage: David McVicar

,,...As Countess Almaviva the          Swedish soprano Maria Bengtsson ....was terrific. To start with she sang one of the finest accounts of  ´Dovo sono´ I have ever heard in the theatre, the second verse in a perfectly controlled piano, the stretta  nimble yet full-voiced. It was exquisite.... She won the audience over with her sense of perplexed injury, and she looked gorgeous...." 

Published in Opera - The world´s leading opera magazine - in November 2013 by Russ McDonald