Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 25 May 2018View it hereDismiss
Bachtrack logo

Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance reviews | Ashley Riches

homepages
Riches, Ashley
Ashley Riches and Louise Alder © BBC | Jamie Simonds
London

The Silver Tassie makes a triumphant return

By , 10 November 2018
*****
Read more
Caitlin Hulcup and Rowan Pierce © Mark Allan | Barbican
London

Stark and grief-stricken: Dido and Aeneas at the Barbican

By , 02 October 2018
****1
Read more
Martyn Brabbins © BBC | Mark Allan
London

Prom 17: Purity and passion from Martyn Brabbins and the BBC NOW

By , 27 July 2018
*****
Read more
Anna Bonitatibus (Agrippina) © Robert Workman
Alresford

Agrippina triumphs at The Grange Festival

By , 08 June 2018
*****
Read more
Maarten Engeltjes © Harrison Parrott
Edinburgh

Handel’s Solomon with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

By , 26 April 2018
****1
Read more
Lucy Crowe (Countess Almaviva) © Alastair Muir
London

Lust and labyrinths: The Marriage of Figaro at English National Opera

By , 29 March 2018
****1
Read more
Sir Simon Rattle © Doug Peters | PA Wire
London

Big city alienation and love in the LSO's Bernstein 100 season

By , 16 December 2017
****1
Read more
Michael Spyres and Laurent Naouri © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 31: An intoxicating La Damnation de Faust from Gardiner and the ORR

By , 08 August 2017
****1
Read more
Natalya Romaniw © Michael Whitefoot
Worcester

Frank Beermann and the Philharmonia bring mischief and melancholia to the Three Choirs Festival

By , 26 July 2017
****1
Read more
John Savournin (Leporello) and Ashley Riches (Don Giovanni) © Robert Workman
London

Don Giovanni all at sea at Opera Holland Park

By , 03 June 2017
**111
Read more
Ashley Riches (The Pirate King) and Andrew Shore (Major General Stanley) © Tom Bowles
London

Petticoated pirate romp: The Pirates of Penzance at ENO

By , 09 February 2017
***11
Read more
Charles Daniels, Iestyn Davies and Ashley Riches © Ben Ealovega
London

Staging Purcell's Fairy Queen: an ingenious solution at the Barbican

By , 10 October 2016
*****
Read more
Ashley Riches © Debbie Scanlan
Cambridge

Small palette, big picture: Handel's Acis and Galatea in Cambridge

By , 20 May 2016
***11
Read more
Mark Padmore © Marco Borggreve
London

A perfect Easter recipe: Gardiner conducts the St Matthew Passion at the Barbican

By , 26 March 2016
****1
Read more
Corinne Winters (Mimì) and Zach Borichevsky (Rodolfo) © Tristram Kenton | ENO
London

A heroine on heroin: ENO’s cold Bohème lacks heart

By , 16 October 2015
**111
Read more
Gidon Saks © Johan Persson
Edinburgh

Too good to be true: A very fine Rakes Progress at the Edinburgh International Festival

By , 12 August 2015
****1
Read more
Andreea Soare (Fiordiligi) and Kathryn Rudge (Dorabella) © Mark Douet
High Wycombe

Wedding chaos, deception and duplicity in Garsington’s Così fan tutte

By , 05 June 2015
***11
Read more
Joélle Harvey (La Fortuna) © Stephen Cummiskey | ROH
London

Carnival delights: L'Ormindo at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

By , 03 February 2015
*****
Read more
Amar Muchhala (Alex) and Sky Ingram (Lea) © Stephen Cummiskey | ROH
London

Mild palpitations only in Eichberg’s ‘operatic thriller’ Glare

By , 14 November 2014
***11
Read more
Dušica Bijelić, Ashley Riches, David Butt Philip and Michel de Souza © Clive Barda
London

Impressive end of term report card for the Jette Parker Young Artists

By , 20 July 2014
****1
Read more
Karita Mattila (Ariadne) © Catherine Ashmore
London

Naxos capitulates, Mattila’s Ariadne reigns

By , 25 June 2014
****1
Read more
Samuel Boden (Ormindo) and Susanna Hurrell (Erisbe) © Stephen Cummiskey
London

Cavalli’s delightful L’Ormindo graces new Globe playhouse

By , 26 March 2014
*****
Read more
Ashley Riches © Debbie Scanlon & Ben Cole
London

The Also-Ran Who Outran Fate: Daniel Purcell's Judgement of Paris

By , 05 March 2014
****1
Read more
La Rondine: Butt Philip as Prunier, Bijelic as Lisette, Gaspar as Magda, Bemsch as Ruggero  ©  ROH / Clive Barda
London

A mixed bag from the Jette Parker Young Artists at the Royal Opera House

By , 30 June 2013
***11
Read more
Queen Elizabeth II after her coronation in 1953. Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum.
London

Pomp and circumstance: Music from the 1953 Coronation

By , 04 June 2013
***11
Read more
Esa-Pekka Salonen conducting the Philharmonia Orchestra  ©  Benjamin Ealovega
London

European première of Shostakovich's Orango at The Rest is Noise

By , 16 May 2013
*****
Read more
Alexander Knox (Puck) in GSMD's A Midsummer Night's Dream,  ©  Clive Barda
London

Beguiling Britten: GSMD's A Midsummer Night's Dream

By , 28 February 2012
****1
Read more
©  Clive Barda
London

Double Bill to delight.

By , 09 June 2011
*****
Read more
Masaaki Suzuki © Marco Borggreve
Cologne

„Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen“: Suzukis Weihnachtsoratorium mit dem OAE

By , 18 December 2016
****1
Read more
Sir John Eliot Gardiner © Sim Canetty-Clarke
Berlin

P(o)ur Strawinsky! Gardiners fulminantes Comeback bei den Berliner Philharmonikern

By , 04 June 2016
*****
Read more
Ashley Riches © Debbie Scanlon and Ben Cole
London

Georgian London : Haydn, J.C. Bach, Mozart et Haendel au Spitalfields Music Summer Festival

By , 16 June 2015
***11
Read more