In Review

February 2012

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

ATLANTALucia di Lammermoor
Atlanta Opera
11/12/11
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BALTIMORELa Traviata
Lyric Opera Baltimore
11/4/11
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BLOOMINGTON, INLa Bohème
IU Jacobs School of Music Opera Theater
11/19/11
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BROOKLYNThe Infernal Comedy: Confessions of a Serial Killer
Brooklyn Academy of Music
11/17/11
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CHICAGOAriadne auf Naxos
Lyric Opera of Chicago
11/19/11

CHICAGOBoris Godunov
Lyric Opera of Chicago
11/7/11
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COLUMBUS, OHDon Giovanni
Opera Columbus
11/25/11
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DETROITLe Nozze di Figaro
Michigan Opera Theatre
11/12/11
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LOS ANGELESRoméo et Juliette
Los Angeles Opera
11/6/11
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MIAMILuisa Fernanda
Florida Grand Opera
11/12/11

NEW ORLEANSUn Ballo in Maschera
New Orleans Opera
11/20/11
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NEW YORK CITYDark Sisters
Gotham Chamber Opera
11/9/11

NEW YORK CITYFaust
The Metropolitan Opera
11/29/11

NEW YORK CITYKommilitonen!
Juilliard Opera
11/16/11

NEW YORK CITYLa Bohème
The Metropolitan Opera
11/18/11

NEW YORK CITYMadama Butterfly
The Metropolitan Opera
12/5/11
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NEW YORK CITYRodelinda
The Metropolitan Opera
11/14/11
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NEW YORK CITYThe Medium
Chelsea Opera
11/10/11
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PITTSBURGHLes Pêcheurs de Perles
Pittsburgh Opera
11/12/11
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PORTLAND, ORLe Nozze di Figaro
Portland Opera
11/4/11
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SAN FRANCISCOCarmen
San Francisco Opera
11/6/11
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ST. PAULSilent Night
Minnesota Opera
11/12/11

WASHINGTON, DCLucia di Lammermoor
Washington National Opera
11/13/11
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International

BARCELONALe Grand Macabre
Gran Teatre del Liceu
11/19/11
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BERLINThe Bartered Bride
Staatsoper im Schiller Theater
11/22/11
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BERLINCarmen
Komische Oper Berlin
11/27/11
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BERLINDon Carlo
Deutsche Oper Berlin
10/23/11
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BERLINMikropolis
Komische Oper Berlin
11/2/11
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KRAKOWDer Zigeunerbaron
Opera Krakowska
11/11/11
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KRAKOWStraszny Dwór
Opera Krakowska
11/13/11
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LONDONCastor and Pollux
English National Opera
10/28/11
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LONDONEugene Onegin
English National Opera
11/12/11

LONDONHeart of Darkness
Royal Opera House's Linbury Studio Theatre
11/1/11
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MUNICHThe Bartered Bride
Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz
10/8/11
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NAPLESSemiramide
Teatro San Carlo
11/18/11
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PARISLa Forza del Destino
Opéra National de Paris
11/14/11

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STUTTGARTLa Damnation de Faust
Staatstheater Stuttgart
11/30/11
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VALENCIABoris Godunov
Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía
11/26/11

WEXFORD, IRELANDMaria (11/4/11), La Cour de Célimène (11/5/11), Gianni di Parigi (11/5/11)
Wexford Festival Opera

Concerts and Recitals

BOSTONDie Schöpfung
Martin Pearlman & Boston Baroque | New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
10/22/11
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BOSTONRafael Frühbeck de Burgos & Boston Symphony Orchestra
Symphony Hall
11/3/11
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BROOKLYNAlan Pierson & Brooklyn Philharmonic
Millennium Theatre
11/3/11
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NEW YORK CITYAdriana Lecouvreur
Opera Orchestra of New York
11/8/11
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NEW YORK CITYAngelika Kirchschlager & Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Zankel Hall
11/12/11
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NEW YORK CITYCheyenne Jackson; Steven Reineke & New York Pops
Carnegie Hall
11/18/11
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NEW YORK CITYIan Bostridge & Thomas Adès
Carnegie Hall
11/28/11
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NEW YORK CITYJeanne d'Arc au Bucher
Marin Alsop & Baltimore Symphony Orchestra | Carnegie Hall
11/19/11
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NEW YORK CITYMichèle Losier & Brian Zeger
Alice Tully Hall
12/1/11
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NEW YORK CITYMoïse et Pharaon
James Bagwell & American Symphony Orchestra, Collegiate Chorale | Carnegie Hall
11/30/11
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NEW YORK CITYShostakovich's Symphony No. 13, "Babi Yar"
Kurt Masur & New York Philharmonic, New York Choral Artists
10/27/11
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NEW YORK CITYDaniel Taylor & The Theatre of Early Music
Weill Recital Hall
11/15/11
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WARSAW110th Anniversary Concert
Antoni Wit & Filharmonia Narodowa
11/5/11
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