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In Review

July 2008

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

ATLANTA Le Nozze di Figaro
Atlanta Opera
4/26/08
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AUSTIN Carmen
Austin Lyric Opera
4/18/08
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BOSTON Ernani
Opera Boston
5/2/08

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CHARLOTTE, NC Don Giovanni
Opera Carolina
3/29/08
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CHICAGO Don Giovanni
Chicago Opera Theater
4/30/08

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CLEVELAND La Bohème
Opera Cleveland
4/18/08
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DAYTON Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Dayton Opera
4/7/08
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DETROIT La Rondine
Michigan Opera Theatre
4/19/08
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DETROIT La Traviata
Michigan Opera Theatre
5/10/08
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HOUSTON Billy Budd
Houston Grand Opera
4/25/08

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HOUSTON La Bohème
Houston Grand Opera
4/11/08
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INDIANAPOLIS Les Contes d'Hoffmann
Indianapolis Opera
5/4/08
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KANSAS CITY, MO John Brown
Lyric Opera of Kansas City
5/3/08
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MIAMI La Bohème
Florida Grand Opera
4/12/08
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MIAMI Giulio Cesare
Florida Grand Opera
4/26/08
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NEW YORK CITY Ariadne Unhinged
Gotham Chamber Opera
5/7/08

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NEW YORK CITY Candide
New York City Opera
4/8/08

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NEW YORK CITY Dialogues of the Carmelites
Mannes Opera
5/3/08
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NEW YORK CITY Die Entführung aus dem Serail
The Metropolitan Opera
4/30/08
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NEW YORK CITY La Clemenza di Tito
The Metropolitan Opera
5/3/08
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NEW YORK CITY La Fanciulla del West
Dicapo Opera Theatre
4/10/08
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NEW YORK CITY La Fille du Régiment
The Metropolitan Opera
4/21/08

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NEW YORK CITY Our Town
Juilliard Opera Center
4/23/08
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NEW YORK CITY Satyagraha
The Metropolitan Opera
4/11/08

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NEW YORK CITY Street Scene
Manhattan School of Music Opera Theater
5/2/08
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NEW YORK CITY The First Emperor
The Metropolitan Opera
5/10/08
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NEW YORK CITY This Is the Rill Speaking, The Tempest, Purchase College Opera/American Opera Projects, 4/26/08

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ORLANDO Turandot
Orlando Opera Company
4/4/08
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PHOENIX La Traviata
Arizona Opera
4/19/08
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PITTSBURGH Aida
Pittsburgh Opera
4/6/08
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PITTSBURGH I Capuleti e i Montecchi
Pittsburgh Opera
5/3/08
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SAN DIEGO Aida
San Diego Opera
4/18/08
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SAN DIEGO Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci
San Diego Opera
3/25/08
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SAN FRANCISCO The Little Prince
San Francisco Opera/Cal Performances
5/2/08
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SARASOTA Rigoletto (3/4/08), I Due Foscari (3/22/08), La Rondine (3/11/08), Così Fan Tutte (4/12/08), Sarasota Opera

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SEATTLE I Puritani
Seattle Opera
5/3/08
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ST. PAUL Rusalka
Minnesota Opera
4/12/08

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TORONTO Eugene Onegin
Canadian Opera Company
4/2/08
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TORONTO Idomeneo
Opera Atelier
4/26/08
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TORONTO Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Canadian Opera Company
4/16/08
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TORONTO Pelléas et Mélisande
Canadian Opera Company
5/6/08
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WASHINGTON, D.C. Tamerlano
Washington National Opera
4/30/08

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WASHINGTON, DC Rigoletto
Washington National Opera
3/31/08
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International

BARCELONA Tannhäuser
Gran Teatre del Liceu
4/10 & 29/08
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BERLIN Jeanne d'Arc - Szenen aus dem Leben der Heiligen Johanna
Deutsche Oper Berlin
5/2/08
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BERLIN La Bohème
Komische Oper Berlin
4/6/08
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BERLIN Pelléas et Mélisande
Staatsoper unter den Linden
4/10/08
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BERLIN Tannhäuser
Staatoper unter den Linden
3/30/08
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GLASGOW A Night at the Chinese Opera
Scottish Opera
4/11/08
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GOTHENBURG Macbeth
GöteborgsOperan
4/5/08
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GRAZ Arabella
Graz Opera
4/19/08
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INNSBRUCK The Turn of the Screw
Tiroler Landestheater
4/11/08
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KLAGENFURT Schlafes Bruder
Stadttheater Klagenfurt
3/29/08
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LEEDS A Midsummer Night's Dream
Opera North
5/3/08
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LEEDS Macbeth
Opera North
4/23/08
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LONDON Punch and Judy
English National Opera
4/19/08

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LONDON The Minotaur
Royal Opera
4/15/08

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LYON Lady in the Dark
Opéra National de Lyon
5/6/08
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MADRID Fidelio
Teatro Real
4/19/08
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PARIS Roméo et Juliette
Opéra Comique
5/5/08

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PARIS Wozzeck (4/19/08), Il Prigioniero & Ode à Napoléon (4/17/08), Opéra National de Paris

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REGGIO EMILIA Fidelio
Teatro Municipale Valli
4/6/08
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STRASBOURG Die Walküre
Opéra National du Rhin
4/18/08
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VIENNA Salome
Wiener Staatsoper
4/22/08
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VIENNA Ariadne auf Naxos
Wiener Staatsoper
4/4/08
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VIENNA Der Barbier von Sevilla
Volksoper Wien
4/29/08
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VIENNA Káťá Kabanová
Theater an der Wien
4/13/08
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VIENNA Siegfried
Wiener Staatsoper
4/27/08

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ZURICH Intermezzo
Opernhaus Zurich
3/28/08
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Concerts and Recitals

BOSTON Les Troyens Part I
James Levine & the Boston Symphony Orchestra
4/22/08
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BOSTON Das Lied von der Erde, Anne Sofie von Otter, Ben Heppner, James Levine & the Boston Symphony Orchestra, 4/17/08

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BOSTON Les Troyens Part II, James Levine & the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, 4/30/08

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CHICAGO St. Matthew Passion
Jane Glover & Music of the Baroque
3/31/08
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DENVER Der Fliegende Holländer
Opera Colorado
4/18/08
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MUNICH Edita Gruberova, Andriy Yurkevych & Orchestra of the Bayerische Staatsoper, Herkulessaal, 4/14/08

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NEW YORK CITY Edgar, Opera Orchestra of New York, Carnegie Hall, 4/13/08

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NEW YORK CITY Sasha Cooke & Pei-Yao Wang
Weill Hall
4/4/08
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NEW YORK CITY The Here and Now, Daphnis et Chloé, Nathan Gunn, Robert Spano & the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, 4/5/08

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NEW YORK CITY Mahler's Symphony No. 8, Christoph Eschenbach & the Philadelphia Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, 5/6/08

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NEW YORK CITY Bobby McFerrin & the Orchestra of St. Luke's, Morgan State University Choir, Carnegie Hall, 4/6/08

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NEW YORK CITY Bryn Terfel
Carnegie Hall
4/25/08
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NEW YORK CITY Dawn Upshaw
Douglas Boyd & the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
5/11/08
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NEW YORK CITY Dísella Làrusdóttir & Debra Scurto-Davis
Merkin Concert Hall
4/13/08
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NEW YORK CITY Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Carnegie Hall
4/5/08
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NEW YORK CITY Nathan Gunn & Julie Gunn
Zankel Hall
4/15/08
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