Kathryn will be performing in the 2012 Glyndebourne Opera Tour in the principal role of Cherubino in Mozart’s ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’. The new production from celebrated directed Michael Grandage will be transferring directly from the 2012 Glyndebourne Festival with a new cast of rising stars. The tour this year will be travelling further and for longer, taking Glyndebourne to the doorsteps of audiences around the country.
4 – 21 October 2012 – Glyndebourne Theatre
23rd -27th October 2012 – Woking
30th October – 3rd November 2012 – Norwich
6th -10th November 2012 – Wimbledon
13th – 17th November 2012 – Plymouth
20th – 24th November 2012 – Canterbury
27th November – 1st December 2012 – Milton Keynes
5th – 8th December 2012 – Stoke-on-Trent
Further information about the performance dates/venues and cast details can be found at https://kathrynrudge.com/home/events/
The Glyndebourne tour of Mozart’s ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’ is in Canterbury this week and Kathryn has just completed her 22nd performance as Cherubino. Kathryn made her debut for Glyndebourne in their wonderful auditorium back in September and since then has performed in Woking, Norwich, Wimbledon and Plymouth to packed enthusiastic audiences. You can still catch the show in Milton Keynes and Stoke during the next fortnight.
Director Michael Grandage, Revival Director Ian Rutherford, Conductor Jonathan Cohen.
“The stand-out performance is Kathryn Rudge’s deeply felt, endearingly jittery Cherubino.”
***Financial Times, Hannah Nepil, Canterbury Marlowe Theatre, 21st November 2012.
“Cherubino’s hedonism was ferociously captured by Kathryn Rudge, who temporarily stole the show with her two arias”
Opera Magazine, 4th October 2012.
“Kathryn Rudge displays excellent talent, both for acting and singing, as the mischievous Cherubino.”
**** The Stage, William Hartson, 12th October 2012
“Kathryn Rudge …..a superb stage-stealing Cherubino (a woman playing a man who is later disguised as a woman!); ‘Non so più’ was ideally paced, without bluster and breathiness, deftly accompanied.”
Classical Source, Colin Anderson, 4th October 2012
“Two turns really stick out……… Kathryn Rudge’s Cherubino has a Norman Wisdom dumbness which is a different take on the lust-crazed male……….”
The London Evening Standard , Kieron Quirke, 7th November 2012
“Kathryn Rudge played the difficult role of Cherubino, doing well in the bit where she is a young man pretending to be a young woman.”
Mark Ronan, Theatre Reviews, 5th October 2012
“Kathryn Rudge brought us Cherubino and what an excellent job she did as the awkward and obsessed young man besotted by the Countess. She did the gender switches well.”
Maggie Constable, The Public Reviews, 27th November (Milton Keynes). The Public Reviews.
“Special mention must go to the pure-voiced Kathryn Rudge as Cherubino.”
Lichfield Live, Phil Preece, 7th December, Stoke-on-Trent