Rihab did her role debut as Lola in the Metropolitan Opera’s Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni) last night. The show runs until February 1, 2018. Here are the reviews so far.
“Rihab Chaieb was successful as Lola, bringing rich colors to Lola’s song.”
-OperaWire, full review here.
“Rihab Chaieb was superb as Alfio’s dallying young bride Lola, showing an alluring smoke in her voice.”
-New York Classical Review, full review.
“George Gagnidze’s forthright, robust articulation of Alfio, and Rihab Chaieb’s shimmery-voiced Lola provide the apposite oppositional timbre.”
-Financial Times, full review here.