In Review

August 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

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NYIris
Bard SummerScape
7/24/16
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BALTIMORERoméo et Juliette
Lyric Opera Baltimore
5/13/16
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BANFF, ALBERTANo One's Safe (7/7/16), Rape of Lucretia (7/14/16)
Open Space: Opera in the 21st Century, Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity
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BROOKLYNLe Comte Ory
LoftOpera
6/4/16
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CHARLESTON, SCPorgy and Bess
Spoleto Festival USA
5/27/16

CHARLESTONLa Double Coquette (5/28/16), The Little Match Girl (5/29/16)
Spoleto Festival USA
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DAYTON, OHThe Book CollectorCarmina Burana 
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance
5/20/16
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DENVERThe Scarlet Letter
Opera Colorado
5/7/16

FAIRFAX, VADer Fliegende Holländer
Virginia Opera
4/24/16
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MIAMIDon Pasquale
Florida Grand Opera
5/14/16
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NEW YORK CITYIlluminated Heart
Mostly Mozart Festival
7/25/16
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NEW YORK CITYParadise Interrupted
Lincoln Center Festival
7/13/16
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NEW YORK CITYThe Importance of Being Earnest
New York Philharmonic Biennial
6/2/16
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OAKLAND, CAPowder Her Face 
West Edge Opera
7/31/16
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PORTLANDDie Zauberflöte
Portland Opera
5/6/16
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SAN FRANCISCOCarmen
San Francisco Opera
5/27/16
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TORONTOMaometto II
Canadian Opera Company
4/29/16
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TORONTORocking Horse Winner
Tapestry Opera
5/28/16

International

BAYREUTHParsifal
Bayreuth Festival
8/2/16
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BERLINTales from the Vienna Woods
Komische Oper Berlin
5/29/16
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DRESDENLohengrin
Dresden Semperoper
5/25/16

FLORENCEIolanta (5/30/16), Albert Herring (5/27/16)
Opera di Firenze
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GLYNDEBOURNEIl Barbiere di Siviglia
Glyndebourne Festival Opera
5/22/16

GRANGE PARKOliver!
Grange Park Opera Festival
6/2/16

LONDONIris
Opera Holland Park
6/7/16
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LONDONLa Bohème
Opera Holland Park
6/11/16
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LONDONOedipe
Royal Opera House
5/23/16

MONTPELLIERRoyal Palace & Il Tabarro
Opéra National de Montpellier
6/10/16
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MUNICHDie Meistersinger von Nürnberg 
Bavarian State Opera
5/22/16

PARISLear
Opéra National de Paris
5/23/16

PARISwonder.land
Théâtre du Châtelet
6/8/16
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SALZBURGThe Exterminating Angel
Salzburg Festival
8/8/16
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SALZBURGWest Side Story
Salzburg Whitsun Festival
5/13/16

ST. ETIENNENabucco
Opéra Théâtre de Saint-Étienne
6/4/16
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TOULOUSEL’Italiana in Algeri
Théâtre du Capitole
5/20/16
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VIENNALohengrin
Vienna State Opera
5/14/16
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VIENNATurandot
Vienna State Opera
5/12/16
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WORMSLEYEugene Onegin
Garsington Opera
6/3/16
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Concerts and Recitals

NEW YORK CITYIsrael in Egypt
New York Choral Society | Carnegie Hall
5/10/16
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NEW YORK CITYMelody Moore & Robert Mollicone
Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall
5/25/16
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NEW YORK CITYChristine Goerke, Stefan Vinke; James Levine & The MET Orchestra (5/26/16)
Renée Fleming; David Robertson & The MET Orchestra (5/22/16)
Carnegie Hall
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NEW YORK CITYPhilippe Jaroussky & Jerome Ducros
Gilder Lehrman Hall, The Morgan Library & Museum
5/6/16
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NEW YORK CITYThe Daughters of Necessity & Dido and Aeneas
MasterVoices & Orchestra of St. Luke’s
4/29/16
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NORTH BETHESDA, MDI Am Harvey Milk & I Am Anne Hutchinson 
Music Center at Strathmore
4/23/16
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