In Review

February 2016

OPERA NEWS's critics travel the globe to bring you the latest reviews of operas from every corner of the opera-going world, from New York to Milan, London to Chicago, San Francisco to Berlin, Vienna to Houston.


North America

BOSTONIn the Penal Colony
Boston Lyric Opera
11/11/15

BROOKLYNYou Us We All
Next Wave Festival | Brooklyn Academy of Music
11/11/15
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CHICAGOThe Merry Widow
Lyric Opera of Chicago
11/14/15
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CHICAGOLa Voix Humaine & Gianni Schicchi 
Chicago Opera Theater
2/6/16
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DENVERAida
Opera Colorado
11/7/15
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DETROITThe Passenger
Michigan Opera Theater
11/14/15
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FAIRFAX, VALa Bohème
Virginia Opera
11/14/15
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HOUSTONRusalka
Houston Grand Opera
1/22/16
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LOS ANGELESMoby-Dick
LA Opera
11/15/15
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NEW ORLEANSDie Fledermaus
New Orleans Opera Association
11/13/15

NEW YORK CITYHeartbreak Express
Rhymes With Opera
11/13/15
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NEW YORK CITYLes Mamelles de Tirésias & Der Kaiser von Atlantis 
Juilliard Opera
11/18/15

NEW YORK CITYLa Bohème
The Metropolitan Opera
11/23/15
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NEW YORK CITYLa Sonnambula
Met+Juilliard
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NEW YORK CITYTosca
NYC Opera Renaissance
1/20/16
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PHILADELPHIACold Mountain
Opera Philadelphia
2/7/16
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SAN FRANCISCODie Meistersinger von Nürnberg
San Francisco Opera
11/18/15

SAN FRANCISCOIl Barbiere di Siviglia
San Francisco Opera
11/25/15
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SEATTLELe Nozze di Figaro
Seattle Opera
1/16/16
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ST. PAULDie Zauberflöte
Minnesota Opera
11/14/15
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TORONTOJulie
Canadian Stage & Soundstreams
11/17/15
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WASHINGTON, D.C.Appomattox
Washington National Opera
11/18/15

International

LONDONThe Force of Destiny
English National Opera
11/9/15

WEXFORDKoanga (10/21/15), Guglielmo Ratcliff (10/22/15), Pré aux Clercs (10/23/15)
Wexford Festival Opera

ZURICHLa Bohème
Zurich Opera
11/11/15

Concerts and Recitals

BROOKLYNALT Alumni: Composers and Librettists in Concert
National Sawdust
11/15/15
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NEW YORK CITYHere All Night
White Light Festival | Lincoln Center
11/5/15
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NEW YORK CITYFrom Russia to Riverside Drive: Rachmaninoff and Friends | New York Festival of Song
Merkin Concert Hall
11/10/15
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