Roberto Alagna

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Andrea Chénier, ROH review – a singers' evening that won't start a revolution
Sondra Radvanovsky thrills and Roberto Alagna goes for loudness in David McVicar’s old-school production of Giordano’s French revolution-set opera

Martin Kettle

21, May, 2019 @1:29 PM

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La Scala's catcalling loggionisti continue their restiveness

Roberto Alagna pulls out of Jules Massenet's Werther, blaming the opera house's vociferous upper gallery

Lizzy Davies in Rome

07, Sep, 2014 @2:27 PM

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La Scala's new boss takes aim at 'crazy' catcalling of the loggionisti opera fans
Pavarotti and Alagna both suffered from the jeers of La Scala's aficionados. Now manager Alexander Pereira has had enough

Lizzy Davies in Rome

20, Mar, 2014 @6:39 PM

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Angela Gheorghiu's serious claims might not be taken seriously

Tim Ashley: The Romanian soprano has spoken about the 'violence' she says she faced at the hands of ex-husband Roberto Alagna. But some might treat her claims with scepticism

Tim Ashley

03, Jul, 2013 @5:00 PM

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L'elisir d'amore; Bath Mozartfest; Gautier Capuçon & Gabriela Montero – review
Roberto Alagna's passion carries the day in Donizetti's well-crafted souffle of a tale, writes Fiona Maddocks

Fiona Maddocks

18, Nov, 2012 @12:04 AM

Anna Netrebko Live at the Metropolitan Opera – review
Anna Netrebko's performances at the New York Met reveal not only the power of her voice, but also its beauty, writes Tim Ashley

Tim Ashley

13, Oct, 2011 @8:00 PM

Portrait of the artist: Roberto Alagna, tenor
'I have to take care of my voice. For me, it is like a daughter or a wife. I have to be gentle with her'

Laura Barnett

12, Oct, 2009 @9:45 PM

How to turn a boo into a boon

Instead of that ignominious retreat from the stage of La Scala, the booing could have sparked Roberto Alagna's greatest triumph. If only he'd listened to me.

Stephen Moss

22, Dec, 2006 @12:22 PM

The Observer Profile: Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna

Ed Vulliamy: They may be among the greatest opera singers of our time, but their peers now wonder whether the couple's tantrums are undermining their talent.

Ed Vulliamy

17, Dec, 2006 @2:08 AM

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A tantrum too far

First tenor Roberto Alagna storms out of Aida, then his wife Angela Gheorghiu quits the Royal Opera House. Are they too big for their boots, asks Martin Kettle.

Martin Kettle

13, Dec, 2006 @10:44 AM

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Tenor who quit will sue La Scala

The tenor Roberto Alagna, who walked out of La Scala in mid-opera after being booed, claimed yesterday he had been under physical risk from the audience.

John Hooper in Rome

13, Dec, 2006 @10:19 AM

Never let La Scala's boo boys scent blood

It's shocking that Roberto Alagna was jeered offstage at La Scala - but he should never have been tackling the role

Martin Kettle

12, Dec, 2006 @4:08 PM

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