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Fricka - Reviews
The Spectator (Michael Tanner) : "...the magnificent Fricka of Alison Kettlewell, beautiful, anxious but self-righteous, a complete portrayal."
Wagner Journal (Roger Allen): "Alison Kettlewell was an outstanding Fricka in both Das Rheingold and Die Walküre."
The Independent (Jessica Duchen) Die Walküre: "Alison Kettlewell's poised and vivid-toned Fricka won sympathy, reducing her Wotan to a humiliated pulp."
Arts Journal (Wall Street Journal) (Paul Levy): "In Rheingold I found outstanding the performances of Alison Kettlewell's warm Fricka..."
Die Walküre: "Alison Kettlewell's Fricka is almost beyond praise - and her acting convinces you that there is a real domestic going on here. It read just like today's front pages in the British press."
The Arts Desk (Stephen Walsh) Die Walküre: "The second act confrontations are riveting... Alison Kettlewell's magnificent Fricka, a portrait finely touched in with the ironic smiles and cutting gestures of the subservient, controlling wife."
The Times (Neil Fisher) Das Rheingold: "...and the mezzos Anna Burford and Alison Kettlewell do fine things with Erda and Fricka respectively."
Opera Magazine (Michael Kennedy): "Alison Kettlewell... was a chilling, haughty Fricka."