In Review

August 2015

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

BOSTONCrossing
American Repertory Theater
5/27/15

CHARLESTON, SCVeremonda, L’Amazzone di Aragona (5/23/15) & Paradise Interrupted (5/24/15)
Spoleto Festival U.S.A.

CHARLOTTE, NCLucia di Lammermoor
Opera Carolina
4/11/15
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MIAMIThe Consul
Florida Grand Opera
5/9/15
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NAPLES, FLLa Tragédie de Carmen
Opera Naples, Arts Naples World Festival
5/1/15
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NEW YORK CITYIl Barbiere di Siviglia
On Site Opera
6/9/15
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NEW YORK CITYJeanne d’Arc au Bûcher
Alan Gilbert & New York Philharmonic, New York Choral Artists, Brooklyn Youth Chorus | Avery Fisher Hall
6/10/15
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NEW YORK CITYL’Épreuve Villageoise
Opera Lafayette | Florence Gould Hall
5/27/15
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PHILADELPHIACharlie Parker's Yardbird
Opera Philadelphia
6/5/15

PITTSBURGHLa Fille du Régiment
Pittsburgh Opera
5/2/15
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SALT LAKE CITYThe Rake’s Progress
Utah Opera
5/9/15
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SAN FRANCISCOLes Troyens
San Francisco Opera
6/7/15
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SEATTLEAriadne auf Naxos
Seattle Opera
5/2/15
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WASHINGTON, DCLa Cenerentola
Washington National Opera
5/11/15
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International

AIX-EN-PROVENCEAlcina (7/2/15), Die Entführung aus dem Serail (7/3/15), A Midsummer Night's Dream (7/4/15)
Festival International d'Art Lyrique d'Aix-en-Provence
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BERLINGiulio Cesare
Komische Oper Berlin
5/31/15
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BERLINValentina
Latvian National Opera | Deutsche Oper Berlin
5/19/15
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BRUSSELSUn Ballo in Maschera
Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie/De Munt
5/12/15
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BUDAPESTFaust (5/15/15) & Doktor Faust (5/22/15)
Hungarian State Opera
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FLORENCECandide
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
5/23/15

FLORENCEFidelio
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
5/5/15
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GLYNDEBOURNEPoliuto
Glyndebourne Festival Opera
5/21/15

GRANGE PARKFiddler on the Roof
Grange Park Opera
6/4/15

LONDONIl Trittico
Opera Holland Park
6/2/15
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LONDONThe Queen of Spades
English National Opera
6/6/15

MADRIDFidelio
Teatro Real
6/2/15

MARSEILLEFalstaff
Opéra Municipal de Marseille
6/4/15
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PARISLa Belle Hélène
Théâtre du Châtelet
6/2/15

PARISLe Roi Arthus
Opéra National de Paris
5/16/15

SAINT-ÉTIENNELe Marchand de Venise
Opéra Théâtre de Saint-Étienne
5/27/15

TEL AVIVThe Tsar's Bride
Kolobov Novaya Opera | Israeli Opera
5/11/15
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VALENCIANarciso
Palau de les Arts
5/22/15

VIENNADon Pasquale
Wiener Staatsoper
5/2/15

WORMSLEYIntermezzo
Garsington Opera
6/8/15
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ZURICHLa Verità in Cimento
Zurich Opera
5/25/15
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Concerts and Recitals

CHICAGOL’Enfant et les Sortilèges (5/8/15) & Pelléas et Mélisande (5/15/15)
Esa-Pekka Salonen & Chicago Symphony Orchestra
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KATONAH, NYLes Dialogues des Carmélites
Caramoor Festival
7/25/15
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KATONAHLa Favorite
Caramoor
7/11/15
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NEW YORK CITYJohn Zorn’s Sacred Visions
The Cloisters | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
5/30/15
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NEW YORK CITYStephanie Blythe & Warren Jones
Carnegie Hall
5/15/15
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Current Issue: August 2015 — VOL. 80, NO. 2