In Review

December 2015

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

ATLANTAWinterreise
Atlanta Opera
9/12/15
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BOSTONLa Bohème
Boston Lyric Opera
10/2/15
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CHICAGOBel Canto
Lyric Opera of Chicago
12/7/15
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CHICAGOLa Cenerentola
Lyric Opera of Chicago
10/5/15
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CHICAGOLe Nozze di Figaro 
Lyric Opera of Chicago
9/26/15

CHICAGOLucio Silla
Chicago Opera Theater
9/30/15
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LOS ANGELESGianni Schicchi/Pagliacci 
LA Opera
9/12/15

NEW YORK CITYDon Giovanni
Venture Opera
11/8/15
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NEW YORK CITYAnna Bolena
The Metropolitan Opera
9/26/15

NEW YORK CITYIl Trovatore
The Metropolitan Opera
9/25/15

NEW YORK CITYOtello
The Metropolitan Opera
9/21/15

NEW YORK CITYThe Dangerous Liaisons
Manhattan School of Music Opera Theater
12/9/15
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NEW YORK CITYTurandot
The Metropolitan Opera
9/23/15
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PHILADELPHIAANDY: A Popera
Opera Philadelphia
9/10/15

PHILADELPHIALa Traviata
Opera Philadelphia
10/9/15
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PHOENICIA, NYThe MediumOf Mice and Men
Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice
8/1/15
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PITTSBURGHNabucco
Pittsburgh Opera
10/10/15
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SAN FRANCISCOLucia di Lammermoor
San Francisco Opera
10/8/15
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SAN FRANCISCOLuisa Miller
San Francisco Opera
9/11/15

SAN FRANCISCOSweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
San Francisco Opera
9/12/15

ST. PAULAriadne auf Naxos
Minnesota Opera
9/26/15
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TORONTOLa Traviata
Canadian Opera Company
10/8/15
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WASHINGTON, D.C.Carmen
Washington National Opera
9/19/15

International

AMSTERDAMDer Rosenkavalier
Dutch National Opera
9/30/15
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BARCELONANabucco
Gran Teatre del Liceu
10/7/15
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BERGAMOAnna Bolena
Teatro Donizetti Bergamo
11/27/15
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BERLINAida
Deutsche Oper Berlin
11/22/15
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GENEVAGuillaume Tell
Grand Théâtre de Genève
9/11/15

LEEDSKiss Me, Kate
Opera North
9/24/15
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LIEGEErnani
Opéra Royal de Wallonnie
9/24/15
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LONDONLady Macbeth of Mtsensk
English National Opera
9/26/15

LONDONMorgen und Abend
Royal Opera
11/13/15
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LONDONOrphée et Eurydice
Royal Opera
9/14/15

MUNICHMefistofele
Bavarian State Opera
11/15/15
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PARISBluebeard's Castle & La Voix Humaine
Opéra National de Paris
11/13/15
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PARISDon Giovanni
Opéra National de Paris
9/29/15
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PARISLa Damnation de Faust
Opéra National de Paris
12/8/15
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TOULOUSEIl Prigioniero & Bluebeard’s Castle
Théâtre du Capitole
10/2/15
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Concerts and Recitals

BROOKLYNVerdi Duets
LoftOpera
9/25/15
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CHICAGOLuca Pisaroni & Craig Terry (9/9/15); Nicholas Phan, Nicole Heaston, Laquita Mitchell, Michael Brown & Shannon McGinnis (9/10/15)
Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago
9/9/15
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NEW YORK CITYHibla Gerzmava & Ekaterina Ganelina
Carnegie Hall
10/15/16
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NEW YORK CITYTony Arnold, Dawn Upshaw, Lucy Shelton; David Bloom & Contemporaneous
Resonant Bodies Festival
9/9/10
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