In Review

August 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

BOSTONA Midsummer Night's Dream
Boston Lyric Opera
4/29/11
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BOSTONMaria Padilla
Opera Boston
5/6/11

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CHICAGOFrauenliebe und -leben & The Diary of One Who Disappeared 
Chicago Opera Theater
5/7/11

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DENVERLa Cenerentola
Opera Colorado
4/30/11
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DETROITRigoletto
Michigan Opera Theatre
5/14/11

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IRVINE, CAMoscow, Cherry Town
Long Beach Opera
5/18/11
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NEW YORK CITYAriadne auf Naxos
The Metropolitan Opera
5/7/11
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NEW YORK CITYDon Giovanni
Rose Theater | Mostly Mozart Festival
8/4/11
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NEW YORK CITYDon Giovanni
Bronx Opera
4/13/11
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NEW YORK CITYFalstaff
Mannes Opera
5/5/11
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NEW YORK CITYRichard, Coeur de Lion
American Classical Orchestra
5/18/11
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SALT LAKE CITYFalstaff
Utah Opera
5/14/11
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SAN DIEGOFaust (4/12/11), Carmen (5/14/11)
San Diego Opera
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SEATTLEDie Zauberflöte
Seattle Opera
5/7/11

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TORONTOAriadne auf Naxos
Canadian Opera Company
4/30/11
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WASHINGTON, D.C.Don Pasquale
Washington National Opera
5/16/11

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WASHINGTON, D.C.Iphigénie en Tauride
Washington National Opera
5/9/11

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International

BERLINDon Carlo
Staatsoper Unter den Linden
5/5/11
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BERLINIdomeneo
Komische Oper Berlin
5/14/11

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BERLINSamson et Dalila
Deutsche Oper Berlin
5/15/11

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FLORENCEAida
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
4/28/11
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GLYNDEBOURNEDie Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Glyndebourne Festival
5/21/11

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LEEDSFrom the House of the Dead
Opera North
5/7/11
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LONDONA Midsummer Night's Dream
English National Opera
5/19/11

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LONDONThe Damnation of Faust
English National Opera
5/6/11

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PARISSweeney Todd
Théâtre du Châtelet
5/6/11
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SALZBURGSalome
Osterfestspiele Salzburg
4/25/11
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TEL AVIVDie Zauberflöte
Israeli Opera
5/13/11
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VIENNADer König Kandaules
Volksoper Wien
5/23/11
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VIENNADie Lustige Witwe
Volksoper Wien
5/19/11
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VIENNAJenufa
Wiener Staatsoper
5/15/11
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VIENNALe Pauvre Matelot & Venus in Africa
Wiener Kammeroper
5/17/11
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VIENNARigoletto
Wiener Festwochen
5/29/11
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ZURICHMoses und Aron
Opernhaus Zürich
5/15/11
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Concerts and Recitals

BOSTONBerlioz's Roméo et Juliette
Boston Symphony Orchestra | Symphony Hall
5/7/11
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NEW YORK CITYChristine Brewer; Louis Langrée & Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
Mostly Mozart Festival | Avery Fisher Hall
8/12/11
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NEW YORK CITYDawn Upshaw; Maria Schneider & St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Carnegie Hall
5/13/11
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NEW YORK CITYElijah
Oratorio Society of New York | Carnegie Hall
4/27/11
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NEW YORK CITYIl Re & I Compagnacci
Teatro Grattacielo | Rose Hall
5/24/11
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NEW YORK CITYKate Royal & Christopher Glynn
Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall
5/20/11
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NEW YORK CITYIan Bostridge; Bernard Labadie & Les Violons du Roy
Zankel Hall
5/8/11
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NEW YORK CITYSylvia Schwartz, Bernada Fink, Michael Schade, Thomas Quasthoff; Malcolm Martineau, Justus Zeyen
Carnegie Hall
4/25/11
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NEW YORK CITYSusanna Phillips, Christian Tetzlaff & Antoine Tamestit; Louis Langrée & Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
Mostly Mozart Festival | Avery Fisher Hall
8/2/11
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NEW YORK CITYAudra McDonald, Gil Shaham, Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax; Alan Gilbert & New York Philharmonic
Carnegie Hall
5/5/11
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NEW YORK CITYApollo & Oedipus Rex
Philadelphia Orchestra, Philadelphia Singers Chorale | Carnegie Hall
5/3/11
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NEW YORK CITYOrlando
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra | Mostly Mozart Festival | Alice Tully Hall
8/15/11
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NEW YORK CITYStriking Sounds: Thomas Hampson Sings Crumb
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
4/29/11
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