Matthew Brook has made a stunning house debut at the Staatstheater Stuttgart singing the role of Il Re di Scozia in Handel’s Ariodante. Receiving a host of stellar reviews, Wolfgang Schreiber comments in Sueddeutsche Zeitung that Matthew “shows disarming musical ability”.
Here is a further taste of what the critics had to say:
“Matthew Brook sings the torn king with a lot of nuance and patriarchical pathos.” – Gerhard R Koch, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
“Matthew Brook is a very strong King.” – Mirko Weber, Stuttgarter Zeitung
“Matthew Brook as the supply sung king is the standout in the cast.” – Karl Georg Berg, Die Rheinpfalz
“Outstanding performances by the men, Matthew Brook as the King of Scotland paints the finest nuances, singing his threnody with so much credibility that it almost makes you cry.” – Ulrich Enzel, Heilbronner Stimme
You can read a full list of the reviews for Matthew by clicking here.
Performances of Ariodante run at the Staatstheater until 21st April. For more information please click here.
In April and May this year, Matthew will once again sing the role of Il Re alongside Joyce DiDonato in a European and North American tour with The English Concert. For more information about dates and venues please click here.