In Review

July 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

BROOKLYNLucrezia Borgia
LoftOpera | LightSpace Studios
4/7/15
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CHICAGOA Coffin in Egypt
Chicago Opera Theater
4/25/15
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CHICAGOCarousel
Lyric Opera of Chicago
4/11/15

DALLASIolanta
Dallas Opera
4/10/15
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DENVERDie Zauberflöte
Opera Colorado
5/2/15
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DETROITFaust
Michigan Opera Theatre
5/9/15
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DETROITThe Merry Widow
Michigan Opera Theater
4/11/15
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FORT WORTHDog Days
Fort Worth Opera Festival
4/26/15

FORT WORTHLa Traviata (5/3/15), Hamlet (5/10/15)
Fort Worth Opera
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HOUSTONDie Walküre
Houston Grand Opera
4/30/15

HOUSTONSweeney Todd 
Houston Grand Opera
4/24/15
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LOS ANGELESHercules vs. Vampires
LA Opera
4/25/15
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NEW ORLEANSLe Nozze di Figaro
New Orleans Opera Association
4/10/15
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NEW YORK CITYCavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci
The Metropolitan Opera
4/14/15

NEW YORK CITYDie Zauberflöte
Manhattan School of Music Opera Theatre
5/3/15
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NEW YORK CITYFlight
Mannes Opera
5/9/15
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NEW YORK CITYFun Home
Circle in the Square Theater
4/22/15
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NEW YORK CITYLe Nozze di Figaro
Juilliard Opera
4/24/15
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NEW YORK CITYOrlando
Whitebox Art Center
4/26/15

NEW YORK CITYThe Rake’s Progress
The Metropolitan Opera
5/4/15

NEW YORK CITYUn Ballo in Maschera
The Metropolitan Opera
4/23/15
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OMAHAFidelio
Opera Omaha
4/17/15
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PHILADELPHIA Faust
Academy of Vocal Arts
4/28/15
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PHILADEPHIADon Carlo
Opera Philadelphia
4/29/15
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PORTLAND, ORShow Boat
Portland Opera
5/1/15
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ST. PAULCarmen
Minnesota Opera
4/25/15
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TORONTOBluebeard’s Castle & Erwartung
Canadian Opera Company
5/6/15
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TORONTOIl Barbiere di Siviglia
Canadian Opera Company
4/17/15
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International

BERLINEmma und Eginhard
Staatsoper im Schiller Theater
4/26/15
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BERLINLohengrin
Deutsche Oper Berlin
4/25/15
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BERLINMoses und Aron
Komische Oper Berlin
4/19/15
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BERLINParsifal
Staatsoper im Schiller Theater
4/12/15
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BERLINRoméo et Juliette
Deutsche Oper Berlin
4/18/15
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GENEVAMedea
Grand Théâtre de Genève
4/9/15
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GLASGOWIl Trovatore
Scottish Opera
5/7/15
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GLYNDEBOURNEThe Rape of Lucretia
Glyndebourne Festival
7/5/15
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LONDONBetween Worlds
English National Opera
4/11/15
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LONDONKing Roger
Royal Opera House
5/1/15

LONDONThe Pirates of Penzance
English National Opera
5/9/14
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LONDONThe Virtues of Things
Linbury Studio Theatre, the Royal Opera House
5/2/15
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MILANTurandot
Teatro alla Scala
5/8/15

MUNICHSingin' in the Rain
Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz
4/23/15
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MUNICHTristan und Isolde
Munich Opera Festival | Bayerische Staatsoper
7/12/15
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PARISMacbeth
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
5/4/15

STRASBOURGAriane et Barbe-Bleue
Opéra du Rhin
4/26/15

TEL AVIVNabucco
Israeli Opera
4/16/15
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VALENCIANorma
Palau de les Arts
3/14/15
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VIENNAEugene Onegin
Vienna State Opera
5/1/15
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ZURICHLa Traviata
Zurich Opera
4/18/15
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Concerts and Recitals

NEW YORK CITYAnthony Roth Costanzo, Claire Chase & David Moody
SubCulture
5/7/15
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NEW YORK CITYDido and Aeneas
Richard Egarr & Les Violons du Roy, La Chapelle de Québec | Carnegie Hall
4/12/15
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NEW YORK CITYDorothea Röschmann & Mitsuko Uchida
Carnegie Hall
4/22/15
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NEW YORK CITYFirst Songs | Bard College Conservatory of Music Graduate Vocal Arts Program
Gilder Lehrman Hall, The Morgan Library & Museum
4/12/15
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NEW YORK CITYKaren Cargill & Simon Lepper
Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall
4/10/15
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NEW YORK CITYVespro della Beata Vergine (4/30/15) & L'Orfeo (5/1/15)
John Eliot Gardiner & Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists | Carnegie Hall
5/1/15
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NEW YORK CITYLetters from Spain | New York Festival of Song
Merkin Concert Hall, Kaufman Music Center
4/28/15
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NEW YORK CITYSarah Connolly & Joseph Middleton
Alice Tully Hall
4/12/15
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NEW YORK CITYSenza Sangue
Alan Gilbert & New York Philharmonic
5/8/15
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NEW YORK CITYThe Road of Promise
Ted Sperling & Orchestra of St. Luke's, Collegiate Chorale | Carnegie Hall
5/7/15
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NEW YORK CITYThe Tallis Scholars & Carnegie Hall Chamber Chorus
Church of St. Ignatius Loyola
4/17/15
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PHILADELPHIABernstein's MASS 
Yannick Nézet-Séguin & The Philadelphia Orchestra
4/30/15
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Current Issue: July 2015 — VOL. 80, NO. 1