On Saturday, we livestreamed our first fully-staged production since March – Weill and Brecht’s sung ballet The Seven Deadly Sins. Here’s what viewers have been saying on social media.
Available on demand until midnight GMT tonight (Mon 23 Nov 2020).
Seven Deadly Sins from @Opera_North was a triumph to pull off in lockdown. Punchy band, sparse and effective design, knockout singing from Wallis Guinta and superb dancing from @shelleyevahaden What a treat.
— David Smythe (@Cloagfarm) November 22, 2020
Such a powerful and imaginative production of a work I’ve seen so many times before..also, loving the new pared-down HK Gruber orchestration….which loses none of the detail of this extraordinary work…
— Mahagonny113 (@Mahagonny113) November 21, 2020
hugely enjoyed The Seven Deadly Sins by @Opera_North , great show and great production
— Barbara Eifler (@BarbaraEifler) November 22, 2020
“Give the people what they want, and not what you wish the people really wanted.”@Opera_North‘s 7 Deadly Sins had exactly what I wanted – vocal/music perfection! – and something totally unexpected: the most spellbinding, powerful dance performance by @shelleyevahaden. Thank you!
— David Gerow (@davegerow) November 22, 2020
Loved @Opera_North’s production of 7 Deadly Sins ❤️ fantastic performances bringing to life an atmospheric and vibrant interpretation of Weill & Brecht’s work. ‘…Openly condemning an injustice could destroy a girl’s career’ #ONSins pic.twitter.com/XJ92j7nfTo
— amanda ptolomey (@amandasays) November 22, 2020
Yes @Opera_North !! Seven Deadly Sins was absolutely amazing!! Cast, Orchestra, Production… absolutely nailed one of my favourite pieces of music. Loved every minute.
— Hector MacInnes (@howtobehector) November 21, 2020
— Carol Taylor (@cazkins1) November 21, 2020
— Adrian Gilpin (@AdrianGilpin) November 21, 2020
@Opera_North Well that went well! Brilliant home experience. We watched it on our smart tv’s web browser. We have very fast broadband so picture and sound were flawless. So pleased to see a production again. Will book Fidelio. Very best wishes to all concerned.
— Steve Llewellyn (@SteveLlewellyn4) November 21, 2020
— Richard Broomhead (@dickiebroomhead) November 21, 2020
Loving the @Opera_North livestream of #ONSins, what an incredible achievement, what a team!! Could have done with some front of house bells to get me in on time though #disorganised Oh wait, but I can watch again for 48 hours, whoop!
— Alex Bradshaw (@brads_alex) November 21, 2020
— Emma Black (Lander) (@Emma_L_Black) November 22, 2020
The energy wow Anna’s! The music the voices! Livestream was so intense I miss the theatre but this blew me away! Well done everyone involved if only you could hear the crowd clap! @Opera_North https://t.co/eNfBOJab5z
— Dalton Harrison (@DaltonHarrison9) November 21, 2020
@KurtWeillFdn’s The Seven Deadly Sins. @LeedsPlayhouse @Opera_North
The Anna’s- the singing- the dancing -the set and music the camera work the lighting- the use of props! I didn’t know know if I should take notes laugh or cry! Incredible job! Well! Done! #HereForCulture https://t.co/UfHsnHqB5w
— @StandFastProductions (@StandFastProdu1) November 21, 2020
I absolutely loved your dancing tonight, it was beautiful. Congratulations on the show, from South London 👏🏻💕🥂
— Anna Hill 💛 (@Blod_wen) November 21, 2020
What can anyone say? Simply magnificent. Not to be missed – and definitely to be watched again before Monday night! https://t.co/ZkviDH3UKV
— Donald Judge (@DonaldJudge) November 21, 2020
Radical and still more provocative then a lot of contemporary theatre. https://t.co/UAG6uIshlh
— stratford_fringe (@fringeSUA) November 22, 2020
Watching @Opera_North’s broadcast of #Weill’s #SevenDeadlySins. One of my absolute favourite works. So cool to hear this new arrangement & the Feingold translation! Bravo! 🎶 @KurtWeillFndn #ONSins pic.twitter.com/7ZpnjcenuW
— Niall Kinsella (@niallkinsella) November 23, 2020
Finally got round to catching up with the @Opera_North livestream of The Seven Deadly Sins by Kurt Weill. A brilliant & captivating piece. A highlight for me was each stop for the Anna’s being a different part of the stage enabling great focus on the story. Great job! #ONsins
— Jack Megson 🇭🇰 (@MegsonJack) November 23, 2020
Terrific online Seven Deadly Sins from Opera North! Social distancing embedded creatively, stunning singing, ferocious dancing. https://t.co/MTHNSSkUCC
— Richard Wilcocks (@WilcocksRichard) November 24, 2020