In Review

July 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

BERKELEY, CAAcis and Galatea
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra | Cal Performances
4/25/14
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CHICAGOThe Sound of Music
Lyric Opera of Chicago
4/30/14

DETROITTurandot
Michigan Opera Theatre
5/10/14
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FORT WORTHCosì Fan Tutte (5/3/14) & Silent Night (5/4/14)
Fort Worth Opera
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FORT WORTHWith Blood, With Ink (4/26/14) & Les Pêcheurs de Perles (4/27/14)
Fort Worth Opera

HOUSTONCarmen
Houston Grand Opera
4/25/14
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HOUSTONDas Rheingold
Houston Grand Opera
4/11/14

MIAMINo Exit (3/1/14) & Tosca (4/4/14)
Florida Grand Opera
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NEW ORLEANSLa Bohème
New Orleans Opera
4/4/14
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NEW YORK CITYLa Cenerentola (4/21/14) & I Puritani (4/17/14)
The Metropolitan Opera
4/21/14

NEW YORK CITYOrlando Paladino
Manhattan School of Music Opera Theater
4/30/14
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NEW YORK CITYQueen of the Night
Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel
5/6/14
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NEW YORK CITYThe Wanton Sublime & The Companion 
Ear Heart Music, American Modern Ensemble & American Opera Projects | Roulette
4/22/14
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PHILADELPHIADon Giovanni
Opera Philadelphia
4/30/14
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PITTSBURGHOrphée
Pittsburgh Opera
4/26/14
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PORTLAND, ORThe Pirates of Penzance
Portland Opera
5/9/14
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SAN FRANCISCOMahagonny-Songspiel, Les Mamelles de Tirésias
Opera Parallèle
4/27/14
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SAN FRANCISCOPeter Grimes
San Francisco Symphony
6/26/14
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SAN JOSEDon Giovanni
Opera San José
4/20/14
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SEATTLELes Contes d'Hoffmann
Seattle Opera
5/3/14
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ST. PAULDie Zauberflöte
Minnesota Opera
4/12/14
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TORONTOThe Cousin from Nowhere
Toronto Operetta Theatre
5/1/14
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TORONTOHercules
Canadian Opera Company
4/5/14
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TORONTORoberto Devereux
Canadian Opera Company
4/25/14

International

AMSTERDAMArabella
Dutch National Opera
5/2/14
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BARCELONAThe Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh
Gran Teatre del Liceu
4/30/14
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BERLINL'Elisir d'Amore
Deutsche Oper Berlin
4/25/14
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BERLINTännhauser
Staatsoper im Schiller Theater
4/12/14

BORDEAUXLa Lettre des Sables
Opéra National de Bordeaux
4/25/14
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FLORENCETristan und Isolde
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
5/11/14

GENEVAGötterdämmerung
Grand Théâtre de Genève
4/23/14
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LEIPZIGDie Frau ohne Schatten
Oper Leipzig
6/28/14
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LONDONThe Crackle
Linbury Studio Theatre | Royal Opera House
4/5/14
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LONDONThebans
English National Opera
5/3/14
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LYONPeter Grimes (4/13/14), The Turn of the Screw (4/11/14), Curlew River (4/12/14)
Opéra de Lyon
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MADRIDLohengrin
Teatro Real
4/27/14
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MILANLes Troyens
Teatro alla Scala
4/16/14

MUNICHGuillaume Tell
Bayerische Staatsoper
7/6/14
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PARISDie Zauberflöte
Opéra National de Paris
4/10/14
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PARISL'Histoire du SoldatEl Amor Brujo
Opéra-Comique
4/7/14
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PARISIl Barbiere di Siviglia
Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
4/28/14
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PARISInto the Woods
Théâtre du Châtelet
4/1/14

PARISOtello
Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
4/7/14

TEL AVIVLes Contes d'Hoffmann
Israeli Opera
4/2/14
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TOULOUSELes Pigeons d'Argile
Théâtre du Capitole
4/15/14

ZURICHThe Queen of Spades
Opernhaus Zürich
4/6/14

Concerts and Recitals

BERKELEY, CAJuditha Triumphans Devicta Holofernes Barbarie
Nicholas McGegan & Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
4/5/14
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KATONAH, NYLucrezia Borgia
Caramoor Festival
7/12/14
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NEW YORK CITYDavid Lang's collected stories
Zankel Hall
4/14
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NEW YORK CITYIestyn Davies & Thomas Dunford
Weill Recital Hall
4/10/14
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NEW YORK CITYKarita Mattila, Fabio Luisi & Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Carnegie Hall
4/12/14
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NEW YORK CITYMusica Sacra
Alice Tully Hall
3/31/14
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NEW YORK CITY"Sculpting Sound: The Music of Carpeaux's Circle" | Layla Claire, Evan Hughes, Susan Graham & Brian Zeger
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
4/26/14
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NEW YORK CITYThe Tallis Scholars
Church of St. Mary the Virgin | Miller Theatre at Columbia University
4/5/14
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