In Review

May 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

BOSTONI Puritani
Boston Lyric Opera
5/9/14
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CHICAGOIl Barbiere di Siviglia 
Lyric Opera of Chicago
2/1/14
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CHICAGOQueenie Pie
Chicago Opera Theater
2/15/14
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CHICAGORusalka
Lyric Opera of Chicago
2/22/14

CLEVELANDThe Cunning Little Vixen
Cleveland Orchestra
5/17/14
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DALLASDeath and the Powers
Dallas Opera
2/15/14

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FAIRFAX, VAAriadne auf Naxos
Virginia Opera
2/16/14
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FORT WORTHWith Blood, With Ink (4/26/14), Pêcheurs de Perles (4/27/14)
Fort Worth Opera
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HOUSTONDas Rheingold
Houston Grand Opera
4/11/14
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LOS ANGELESBilly Budd
Los Angeles Opera
2/22/14

NEW ORLEANSCendrillon
New Orleans Opera Association
2/14/14
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NEW YORK CITYBilly Budd
Brooklyn Academy of Music
2/7/14
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NEW YORK CITYll Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda & I Have No Stories to Tell You
Gotham Chamber Opera | Metropolitan Museum of Art
2/26/14
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NEW YORK CITYEugene Onegin
Juilliard Opera
2/19/14
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NEW YORK CITYIl Trittico
New York Lyric Opera Theatre
2/8/14
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NEW YORK CITYPrince Igor
The Metropolitan Opera
2/8/14

NEW YORK CITYWerther
The Metropolitan Opera
2/18/14

PALM BEACHIl Barbiere di Siviglia
Palm Beach Opera
2/21/14
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PHILADELPHIAAinadamar
Opera Philadelphia
2/9/14

SAN DIEGOL'Elisir d'Amore
San Diego Opera
2/16/14
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SEATTLEThe Consul
Seattle Opera
2/22/14

TORONTORoberto Devereux
Canadian Opera Company
4/25/14
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TORONTOUn Ballo in Maschera
Canadian Opera Company
2/5/14

WASHINGTON, D.C.Moby-Dick
Washington National Opera
2/25/14
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WICHITA, KSGuillaume Tell
Wichita Grand Opera
2/22/14
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International

BARCELONALa Sonnambula
Gran Teatre del Liceu
2/2/14
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LONDONDon Giovanni
Royal Opera, Covent Garden
2/1/14

LONDONRigoletto
English National Opera
2/13/14

MILANLes Troyens
Teatro alla Scala
4/16/14
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MUNICHDer Flaschengeist (1/23/14) & Die Entführung aus dem Serail (1/30/14)
Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz
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MUNICHLa Clemenza di Tito
Bavarian State Opera
2/23/14
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SAINT ETIENNELes Barbares
Opéra Théâtre de Saint-Étienne
2/14/14
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STRASBOURGDer Fliegende Holländer
Opéra national du Rhin
2/3/14
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TEL AVIVDon Pasquale
Israeli Opera
2/18/14
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ZURICHAlcina
Zurich Opera House
1/26/14

Concerts and Recitals

NEW YORK CITYSusan Graham; Bernard Haitink & Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus
Carnegie Hall
2/12/14
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NEW YORK CITYChristine Brandes & Brentano String Quartet
92nd Street Y
2/8/14
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NEW YORK CITYGerald Finley & Julius Drake
Zankel Hall
2/13/14
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NEW YORK CITYJane Monheit
Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
2/15/14
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NEW YORK CITYPhilippe Jaroussky & Venice Baroque Orchestra
Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
2/25/14
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NEW YORK CITYSalome (3/1/14) & Wozzeck (2/28/14) | Vienna State Opera & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Carnegie Hall
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NEW YORK CITYWarsaw Serenade | Joseph Kaiser & Dina Kuznetsova
New York Festival of Song | Merkin Concert Hall
2/18/14
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NEW YORK CITYWolfgang Holzmair & Russell Ryan
The Frick Collection
2/9/14
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