In Review

January 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

BOSTONThe Magic Flute
Boston Lyric Opera
10/4/13
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CHARLOTTE, NCAida
Opera Carolina
10/19/13
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CHICAGOMadama Butterfly
Lyric Opera of Chicago
10/15/13

CHICAGOOtello
Lyric Opera of Chicago
10/5/13
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DALLASCarmen
Dallas Opera
10/25/13

HOUSTONAida
Houston Grand Opera
10/18/13
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HOUSTONDie Fledermaus
Houston Grand Opera
10/25/13

LOS ANGELESEinstein on the Beach
Los Angeles Opera
10/11/13
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NEW ORLEANSDer Vampyr
New Orleans Opera
10/11/13
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NEW YORK CITYBaden-Baden 1927
Gotham Chamber Opera     
10/23/13

NEW YORK CITYDas Labyrinth
Amore Opera
10/16/13
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NEW YORK CITYA Midsummer Night's Dream
The Metropolitan Opera
10/11/13

NEW YORK CITYLa Descente d'Orphée aux Enfers
Gotham Chamber Opera
1/1/14
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NEW YORK CITYTosca
The Metropolitan Opera
11/5/13
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NEW YORK CITYTwo Boys
The Metropolitan Opera
10/21/13

PALO ALTOTosca
West Bay Opera
10/19/13
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PITTSBURGHAida
Pittsburgh Opera
10/20/13
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PORTLAND, ORSalome
Portland Opera
11/1/13
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SALT LAKE CITYSalome
Utah Opera
10/18/13
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SAN FRANCISCODer Fliegende Holländer
San Francisco Opera
10/9/13
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SAN FRANCISCOFalstaff
San Francisco Opera
10/8/13
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SEATTLELa Fille du Régiment
Seattle Opera
10/26/13

TORONTOLa Bohème
Canadian Opera Company
10/3/13
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TORONTOPeter Grimes
Canadian Opera Company
10/5/13
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WASHINGTON, D.C.La Forza del Destino
Washington National Opera
10/12/13

International

AMSTERDAMArmide
Netherlands Opera
10/27/13
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BERGAMOFurioso all'Isola di San Domingo
Bergamo Musica Festival Gaetano Donizetti
10/13/13
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BERLINDer Kaisers Neue Kleider
Komische Oper Berlin
10/13/13
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BERLINThe Tsar's Bride
Staatsoper im Schiller Theater
10/3/13
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GENEVADer Fliegende Holländer
Le Wagner-Geneva-Festival
10/28/13
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GLASGOWDon Giovanni
Scottish Opera
10/15/13
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LONDONLes Vêpres Siciliennes
Royal Opera House
10/21/13

LYONDialogues des Carmélites
Opéra de Lyon
10/12/13
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MANNHEIMDer Freischütz
Nationaltheater Mannheim
10/25/13
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MONTE CARLOThe Telephone & Amelia al Ballo
Opéra de Monte-Carlo
10/25/13
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MUNICHLa Forza del Destino
Bavarian State Opera
1/5/14
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MUNICHMan of La Mancha
Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz
10/2/13
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PARISAida
Opéra National de Paris
10/10/13

PARISElektra
Opéra National de Paris
10/27/13
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PARMASimon Boccanegra (10/6/13), I Masnadieri (10/27/13)
Festival Verdi, Teatro Regio di Parma
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Concerts and Recitals

NEW YORK CITYAci, Galatea e Polifemo
Emmanuelle Haïm & Le Concert d'Astrée | White Light Festival, Lincoln Center
10/26/13
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NEW YORK CITYCarolyn Sampson, Paul O'Dette, Beiliang Zhu, Kenneth Weiss
Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall
10/10/13
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NEW YORK CITYIan Bostridge; Pablo Heras-Casado & Orchestra of St. Luke's
Carnegie Hall
10/23/13
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NEW YORK CITYJamie Barton & Bradley Moore
Voce at Pace, Pace University
11/3/13
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NEW YORK CITYJennifer Johnson Cano & Christopher Cano
Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall
10/25/13
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NEW YORK CITY"Kurt Weill on Broadway"
Symphony Space
10/7/13
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NEW YORK CITYPeter Mattei; James Levine & The MET Orchestra
Carnegie Hall
12/22/13
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NEW YORK CITYJoyce DiDonato; James Levine & The MET Orchestra
Carnegie Hall     
10/13/13
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NEW YORK CITYPatti Smith
Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/20/13
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NEW YORK CITYJessica Rivera, Kelley O'Connor & Robert Spano
Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall
10/29/13
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NEW YORK CITYCorinne Winters, Matthew Polenzani & Ken Noda
George London Foundation | Gilder Lehrmann Hall, The Morgan Library
10/20/13
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NEW YORK CITYZorn at 60
The Miller Theatre at Columbia University & Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/13
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SAN FRANCISCOVerdi Requiem
San Francisco Opera & Teatro di San Carlo
10/25/13
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