In Review

February 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

ATLANTAMadama Butterfly
Atlanta Opera
11/8/14
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BALTIMOREMadama Butterfly
Lyric Opera Baltimore
11/7/14
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BOSTONFantastic Mr. Fox
Odyssey Opera & Modern Orchestra Project
12/7/14
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BOSTONThe Love Potion
Boston Lyric Opera
11/19/14

CHICAGOPorgy and Bess
Lyric Opera of Chicago
11/17/14

DETROITMadama Butterfly
Michigan Opera Theatre
11/15/14
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HOUSTONCosì fan Tutte
Houston Grand Opera
10/31/14
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LOS ANGELESFlorencia en el Amazonas
LA Opera
11/22/14
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MOBILEWerther
Mobile Opera
10/26/14
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NEW ORLEANSRusalka
New Orleans Opera Association
11/16/14
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NEW YORK CITYCurlew River
Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival | Synod House of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine
10/30/14
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NEW YORK CITYDie Meistersinger von Nurnberg
The Metropolitan Opera
12/2/14
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NEW YORK CITYIl Barbiere di Siviglia
The Metropolitan Opera
11/18/14
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NEW YORK CITYIl Turco in Italia
Juilliard Opera
11/19/14

NEW YORK CITYLady Macbeth of Mtsensk
The Metropolitan Opera
11/10/14

NEW YORK CITYThe Face on the Barroom Floor & Emperor Norton 
Chelsea Opera
11/7/14
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PITTSBURGHOtello
Pittsburgh Opera
11/8/14
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PORTLAND, ORDie Fledermaus
Portland Opera
11/9/14
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SAN ANTONIOSalome
Opera San Antonio
1/8/15
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SAN FRANCISCOLa Cenerentola
San Francisco Opera
11/9/14
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SAN JOSEL’Italiana in Algeri
Opera San Jose
11/16/14

SAN FRANCISCOLa Bohème
San Francisco Opera
11/14/14

TUCSONEugene Onegin
Arizona Opera
2/1/15
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International

BERGAMOTorquato Tasso
Bergamo Musica Festival Gaetano Donizetti
11/9/14
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BERLINDiary of One Who DisappearedLa Voix Humaine 
Staatsoper im Schiller Theater
11/12/14

BERLINThe Rape of Lucretia
Deutsche Oper Berlin
11/14/14
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BERLINThe Turn of the Screw
Staatsoper im Schiller Theater
11/15/14
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BERLINTristan und Isolde
Staatsoper im Schiller Theater
10/26/14
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BRAUNSCHWEIGLe Prophète
Staatstheater Braunschweig
11/16/14
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HEIDELBERGAkhnaten
Theater der Stadt Heidelberg
11/2/14
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LONDONGlare
Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House
11/14/14
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LONDONIdomeneo
Royal Opera House
11/3/14

LONDONL'Orfeo
Royal Opera, Roundhouse
1/13/15
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MONTPELLIERHappy Happy
Opéra National de Montpellier
11/19/14
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MUNICHManon Lescaut
Bavarian State Opera
11/15/14

TOULOUSEOwen Wingrave
Théâtre du Capitole
11/21/14
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VIENNAKhovanshchina
Vienna State Opera
11/15/14

WEXFORDSalomé (10/31/14), Don Bucefalo (11/1/14), Silent Night (11/2/14)
Wexford Festival Opera

ZURICHThe Turn of the Screw
Zurich Opera
11/2/14

Concerts and Recitals

NEW YORK CITY:Amanda Majeski, Ryan McKinny & Ken Noda
George London Foundation Recital Series | Morgan Library’s Gilder Lehrman Hall
11/9/14
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NEW YORK CITY“Art Song on the Couch: Lieder in Freud’s Vienna” | John Brancy, Janai Brugger; Steven Blier & Michael Barrett
New York Festival of Song
11/11/14
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NEW YORK CITYNatalie Dessay, Christophe Dumaux; Emmanuelle Haïm & Le Concert d’Astrée
Alice Tully Hall
11/30/14
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NEW YORK CITYDie Schöpfung | Susanna Phillips, Aaron Blake, Sidney Outlaw, Kent Tritle & Oratorio Society of New York
Carnegie Hall
11/3/14
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NEW YORK CITYFolk Songs | Anthony Roth Costanzo; Christian Knapp & International Contemporary Ensemble
Miller Theatre at Columbia University
11/13/14
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NEW YORK CITYDie Erste Walpurgisnacht Elizabeth DeShong, Joseph Kaiser, Luca Pisaroni; Pablo Heras-Casado & Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Musica Sacra
Carnegie Hall
11/6/14
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NEW YORK CITYAngela Meade, Sarah Connolly; Yannick Nézet-Séguin & the Philadephia Orchestra, Westminster Symphonic Choir
Carnegie Hall
10/31/14
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