In Review

August 2012

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 Inspector
Boston Lyric Opera
4/20/12
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CLIFTON, NJIl Barbiere di Siviglia
New Jersey State Opera
6/3/12
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DETROITPagliacci
Michigan Opera Theatre
5/16/12
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LONG BEACH, CAAinadamar
Long Beach Opera
5/19/12
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LOS ANGELESDon Giovanni
Los Angeles Philharmonic
5/26/12

LOS ANGELESLa Bohème
Los Angeles Opera
5/20/12
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NEW YORK CITYMadama Butterfly
Chelsea Opera
6/8/12
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NEW YORK CITYOrpheus
New York City Opera
5/15/12

PALO ALTO, CAAida
West Bay Opera
5/25/12
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PHILADELPHIASlaying the Dragon
Center City Opera Theater
6/9/12
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PORTLAND, ORCandide
Portland Opera
5/11/12
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SAN FRANCISCONixon in China
San Francisco Opera
6/8/12
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TORONTOSemele
Canadian Opera Company
5/9/12

WASHINGTON, DCWerther
Washington National Opera
5/12/12

International

AMSTERDAMDon Carlo
De Nederlandse Opera
5/30/12
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BARCELONAAdriana Lecouvreur
Gran Teatre del Liceu
5/14/12
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BAYREUTHDer Fliegende Holländer
Bayreuth Festival
7/31/12
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BERLINSerse
Komische Oper Berlin
5/17/12

BORDEAUXAlcina
Opéra National de Bordeaux
5/4/12
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BUCKINGHAMSHIREDon Giovanni (6/2/12), L'Olimpiade (6/3/12)
Garsington Opera
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FLORENCEDer Rosenkavalier
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
5/11/12
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GENEVAMignon
Grand Théâtre in Geneva
5/9/12

GLYNDEBOURNELa Cenerentola
The Glyndebourne Festival
5/23/12

GLYNDEBOURNEThe Cunning Little Vixen
The Glyndebourne Festival
5/20/12

GRANGE PARKMadama Butterfly (5/31/12), Idomeneo (6/1/12)
Grange Park Opera
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LONDONCaligula
English National Opera
5/25/12
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LONDONFalstaff
Royal Opera
5/15/12

MILANPeter Grimes
Teatro alla Scala
5/19/12

MUNICHSiegfried
Bayerische Staatsoper
6/3/12
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NANCYLa Rondine
Opéra National de Lorraine
5/6/12
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PARISPop'pea
Théâtre du Châtelet
5/31/12
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PARISRe Orso
Opéra Comique
5/19/12
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SALZBURGGiulio Cesare
Salzburger Pfingstfestspiele
5/27/12

TEL AVIVOrfeo ed Euridice
Israeli Opera
5/16/12
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VIENNAClemenza di Tito
Wiener Staatsoper
5/17/12
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VIENNAHamlet
Theater an der Wien
5/5/12
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VIENNALa Traviata
Wiener Festwochen
5/30/12
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Concerts and Recitals

NEW YORK CITYCarmina Burana & Atlàntida
Raphael Frühbeck de Burgos & The New York Philharmonic, Orfeón Pamplonés
5/31/12
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NEW YORK CITYChristine Brewer & Craig Rutenberg
Alice Tully Hall
5/13/12
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NEW YORK CITYNadine Sierra & Carol Wong
Weill Recital Hall
5/11/12
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NEW YORK CITYSalome
Franz Welser-Möst & The Cleveland Orchestra | Carnegie Hall
5/24/12

PHILADELPHIAElektra
Charles Dutoit & The Philadelphia Orchestra
5/10/12
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