In Review

December 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

BERKELEY, CADido and Aeneas
Cal Performances, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
9/16/11
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BROOKLYN, NYThe Threepenny Opera
Brooklyn Academy of Music
10/5/11
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CHICAGOLes Contes d'Hoffmann
Lyric Opera of Chicago
10/1/11

CHICAGOLucia di Lammermoor
Lyric Opera of Chicago
10/10/11
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LOS ANGELESCosì Fan Tutte
Los Angeles Opera
9/18/11

LOS ANGELESEugene Onegin
Los Angeles Opera
9/17/11

NEW YORK CITYAnna Bolena
The Metropolitan Opera
9/26/11

NEW YORK CITYIl Barbiere di Siviglia
The Metropolitan Opera
10/1/11
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NEW YORK CITYNabucco
The Metropolitan Opera
9/27/11
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SAN FRANCISCOFour Saints in Three Acts
Ensemble Parallèle
8/19/11
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SAN FRANCISCOHeart of a Soldier
San Francisco Opera
9/10/11

SAN FRANCISCOLucrezia Borgia
San Francisco Opera
9/23/11

SAN FRANCISCOTurandot
San Francisco Opera
9/9/11
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SAN JOSE, CAIdomeneo, Re di Creta
Opera San José
9/18/11

ST. PAULCosì Fan Tutte
Minnesota's Opera
9/24/11
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TORONTORigoletto
Canadian Opera Company
9/29/11
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WASHINGTON, DCTosca
Washington National Opera
9/12/11

International

BERLINThe Cunning Little Vixen
Komische Oper Berlin
10/2/11
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EDINBURGHThaïs (8/18/11), Orlando Paladino (8/25/11), Semiramide (8/27/11), Die Frau ohne Schatten (8/2/11)
Edinburgh International Festival
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LONDONThe Passenger
English National Opera
9/19/11

MILANDer Rosenkavalier
Teatro alla Scala
10/4/11

MILANIl Ritorno di Ulisse in Patria
Teatro alla Scala
9/30/11
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PARISFaust
Opéra National de Paris
10/4/11
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STOCKHOLMCarmen
Royal Swedish Opera
9/24/11

STRASBOURGLa Nuit de Gutenberg
Opéra du Rhin
9/24/11
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VIENNATurn of the Screw
Theater an der Wien
9/14/11

ZURICHThe Nose
Zurich Opera
9/17/11

Concerts and Recitals

NEW YORK CITYDeborah Voigt; Alan Gilbert & The New York Philharmonic
Avery Fisher Hall
9/21/11
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NEW YORK CITYMahler's Symphony No. 2     
Miah Persson, Lilli Paasikivi; Alan Gilbert & The New York Philharmonic, New York Choral Society | Avery Fisher Hall
9/22/11
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NEW YORK CITYOne Sweet Morning
Stephanie Blythe; Alan Gilbert & The New York Philharmonic | Avery Fisher Hall
9/30/11
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HIGHLAND PARK, ILAn Evening with Mandy Patinkin and Nathan Gunn
Ravinia Festival
8/31/11
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