Zerlina (Don Giovanni)

Royal Opera House

September 2020

.. Louise Alder, making her Covent Garden debut as an entrancing bright-voiced Zerlina. She should be asked back for all of Mozart’s soubrette parts. 

THE SUNDAY TIMES - Hugh Canning 

Louise Alder adds to her growing reputation with a radiantly sung and subtly acted Zerlina 

THE TIMES - Richard Morrison

Soprano Louise Alder makes a notable Royal Opera House house debut as Zerlina... Louise Alder, the English soprano who walked off with the Audience Prize at the 2017 Cardiff Singer of the World, made Zerlina a feisty, flesh-and-blood character through her energetic stage presence and full-blooded singing. CULTURE WHISPER

Unusually prominent are the lower-class couple, with Louise Alder making light work of her two arias and teaming ideally with the easily outwitted Masetto of Leon Kosavic.
THE STAGE - George Hall

The trio of the Don's conquests is completed by young British soprano Louise Alder who is delightful in the role of the innocent Zerlina who comes close to being seduced away from her new husband on their wedding day. THE EXPRESS - William Hartston 

 

Louise Alder is a notably good Zerlina. FINANCIAL TIMES - Richard Fairman 

Louise Alder’s flighty Zerlina has winning charm. THE INDEPENDENT - Michael Church 

Louise Alder also made an impression with her sweet-toned, crystal clear Zerlina, a delight in ‘Batti, batti, o bel Masetto’. BACHTRACK - Dominic Lowe 

Louise Alder's Zerlina is a delight; by turns demure and duplicitous, she trills and colours with ease. LONDONIST- Holli-Mae Johnson
Louise Alder was a splendid Zerlina, fresh and delivering a lovely ‘Batti, batti’.
SEEN AND HEARD INTERNATIONAL - Colin Clarke