In Review

November 2011

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-HUDSONDie Liebe der Danae (8/7/11), Bitter Sweet (8/13/11)
Bard SummerScape

ASPENA Midsummer Night's Dream
Aspen Opera Theater Center
7/16/11

CINCINNATIRigoletto (6/16/11), Die Zauberflöte (7/27/11)
Cincinnati Opera
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PORTLAND, MELa Fille du Régiment
PORTopera
7/28/11

SANTA FEFaust (8/1/11), The Last Savage (8/5/11), Wozzeck (8/3/11), La Bohème (8/2/11), Griselda (8/4/11)
Santa Fe Opera

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SEATTLEPorgy and Bess
Seattle Opera
7/30/11

VIENNA, VALes Contes d'Hoffmann
Wolf Trap Opera Company
8/7/11
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WALNUT CREEK, CAThe Most Happy Fella
Festival Opera at Walnut Creek
8/7/11
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International

BAYREUTHTannhäuser
Bayreuth Festival
8/1/11

BREGENZAndrea Chénier
Bregenz Festival
7/27/11

BREGENZMiss Fortune
Bregenz Festival     
7/28/11

BUXTONUtopia, Limited
International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival
7/19/11
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EDINBURGHGreek
Music Theatre Wales | Traverse Theatre
9/2/11
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LONDONLa Wally
Opera Holland Park
7/29/11

LONGBOROUGHSiegfried
Longborough Festival Opera
7/23/11
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MONTPELLIERLa Magicienne (7/11/11), Goyescas (7/20/11), La Fede nei Tradimenti (7/23/11), Sémiramis (7/25/11), I Masnadieri (7/27/11)
Festival de Radio France et Montpellier
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MUNICHSaint François d'Assise (7/5/11), Mitridate, Re di Ponto (7/24/11)
Munich Opera Festival
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ORANGERigoletto
Chorégies d’Orange
7/30/11

PERALADAOrfeo ed Euridice
Festival Castell de Paralada
7/31/11

PESAROAdelaide di Borgogna (8/10/11), Mosè in Egitto (8/11/11)
Rossini Opera Festival
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SALZBURGDon Giovanni
Salzburg Festival
8/20/11
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SALZBURGIolanta & Le Rossignol 
Salzburg Festival
8/20/11
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SALZBURGMacbeth (8/9/11), The Makropulos Case (8/10/11), Die Frau ohne Schatten (8/11/10) 
Salzburg Festival

Concerts and Recitals

LENOX, MAStephanie Blythe; Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos & Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus
Tanglewood Music Festival
8/14/11
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LENOX, MAPorgy and Bess
Tanglewood Music Festival
8/26/11
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LENOX, MAStephanie Blythe & Alan Smith; John Oliver & Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Tanglewood Music Center Fellows
Tanglewood Music Festival
8/10/11
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NEW YORK CITYJoseph Kaiser, Julia Lezhneva, Kelly O'Connor, Morris Robinson; Louis Langrée & The Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, Concert Chorale of New York
Mostly Mozart Festival | Avery Fisher Hall
8/26/11
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NEW YORK CITYOrlando
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra | Mostly Mozart Festival | Alice Tully Hall
8/15/11
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RAVINIABryn Terfel & Brian Zeger
Ravinia Festival
8/2/11
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RAVINIATosca
Ravinia Festival
7/30/11
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