In Review

August 2014

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-HUDSONEuryanthe
Bard SummerScape
7/25/14
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BALTIMORENabucco
Lyric Opera Baltimore
5/9/14
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BOSTONI Puritani
Boston Lyric Opera
5/9/14

CHARLESTONKáťa Kabanová (5/24/14), Facing Goya (5/25/14)
Spoleto Festival USA
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CHICAGOThe Emperor of Atlantis & The Clever One 
Chicago Opera Theater
5/31/14
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CLEVELANDThe Cunning Little Vixen
Cleveland Orchestra
5/17/14

DENVERCarmen
Opera Colorado
5/9/14
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HAVERFORD, PAManon
Academy of Vocal Arts
5/7/14
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LONG BEACH, CAL'Histoire du Soldat & A Fiddler's Tale 
Long Beach Opera
5/5/14
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LOS ANGELESA Streetcar Named Desire
LA Opera
5/18/14
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LOS ANGELESCosì Fan Tutte
Los Angeles Philharmonic
5/25/14

LOS ANGELESThaïs
Los Angeles Opera
5/17/14

MIAMIThaïs
Florida Grand Opera
5/6/14
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NEW YORK CITYConte Fantastique: Le Masque de la Mort Rouge & The Raven 
NY Phil Biennial  | Gerald W. Lynch Theater
5/28/14
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NEW YORK CITYGloria — A Pig Tale
New York Philharmonic, The Metropolitan Museum of Art & The Juilliard School
6/1/14

NEW YORK CITYIl Postino
Mannes Opera
5/9/14
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PHILADELPHIASalome
Philadelphia Orchestra & Opera Philadelphia
5/8/14
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SALT LAKE CITYDie Entführung aus dem Serail
Utah Opera
5/10/14
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SAN FRANCISCOShow Boat
San Francisco Opera
6/1/14

WASHINGTON, DCThe Magic Flute
Washington National Opera
5/8/14
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International

AMSTERDAMFaust
Dutch National Opera
5/10/14
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BERLINAufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny
Staatsoper im Schiller Theater
6/6/14
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BORDEAUXAnna Bolena
Opéra National de Bordeaux
5/27/14

CARDIFFMoses und Aron
Welsh National Opera
5/24/14
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GLYNDEBOURNEDer Rosenkavalier
Glyndebourne Festival
5/17/14

NORTHINGTONPeter Grimes
Grange Park Opera
5/30/14
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LONDONBenvenuto Cellini
English National Opera
6/5/14

LONDONCosì Fan Tutte
English National Opera
5/16/14
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LONDONDialogues des Carmélites
Royal Opera House
5/29/14
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LONDONLa Fanciulla del West
Opera Holland Park
6/3/14
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MUNICHDie Soldaten
Bavarian State Opera
5/26/14
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NICEDreyfus
Opéra de Nice
5/28/14

PARISA Flowering Tree
Théâtre du Châtelet
5/5/14
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PARISAli Baba
Opéra Comique
5/18/14

PARISTancredi
Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
5/19/14
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SALZBURGCharlotte Salomon
Salzburg Festival
8/2/14
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STRASBOURGDoctor Atomic
Opéra National du Rhin
4/2/14
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TEL AVIVLa Bohėme
Israeli Opera
5/1/14
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TEL AVIVRigoletto
Israeli Opera
5/21/14
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ZURICHIl Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria
Zurich Opera
5/21/14

Concerts and Recitals

NEW YORK CITYMahler's Symphony No. 3
Bernarda Fink; Bernard Haitink & New York Philharmonic
5/15/14
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NEW YORK CITYMerry Mount
Michael Christie & Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra | Spring for Music, Carnegie Hall
5/7/14
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NEW YORK CITYPanning for Gold: Great Songs From Flop Shows
Lyrics and Lyricists | 92nd Street Y
5/31/14
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NEW YORK CITYRoberto Devereux
Opera Orchestra of New York
6/5/14
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NEW YORK CITYSt. Matthew Passion
Kent Tritle & Oratorio Society of New York | Carnegie Hall
5/20/14
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NEW YORK CITYBritten's War Requiem 
Robert Spano & Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus | Carnegie Hall
4/30/14
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NEW YORK CITYBeyond Recall | Jennifer Zetlan, Evan Hughes; Matthias Pintscher & New York Philharmonic (5/29/14)
Anthracite Fields & Dreamhouse | Bang on a Can All-Stars & The Choir of Trinity Wall Street, New York Philharmonic (5/31/14)
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Current Issue: August 2014 — VOL. 79, NO. 2