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Opera Review (LA): The Magic Flute

Designed by the great illustrator Gerald Scarfe, the LA Opera's production more than holds its own. Read More »

Opera Review (NYC): Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas by The Dido Project at the Samsung Experience

The Dido Project transposes Purcell's Baroque opera about the Queen of Carthage and the hero Aeneas to the modern boardroom, with video aplenty. Read More »

Opera Review (LA): Carmen by Georges Bizet at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Viktoria Vizin plays a cool, even vulnerable Carmen. Read More »

Opera Review (LA): The Fly

Can bad science fiction made good opera? Not in the case of the recent outing of "The Fly" at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. Read More »

Opera Review (LA): Il Trittico by Puccini at the Dorthy Chandler Pavilion

William Friedkin and Woody Allen direct a smashing production of Puccini's last complete opera. Read More »

Opera Review (Verona): Nabucco by Verdi at Arena di Verona

The most beautiful-sounding chorus in opera is the real star of this fine production. Read More »

Opera Review (Verona): Tosca by Puccini at Arena Di Verona

Tosca reaches new heights in Verona. Read More »

Opera Review (Verona): Aida by Verdi at Arena Di Verona

Egypt comes to Verona again, in a sumptuous updated version of a legendary 1913 production. Read More »

Opera Review (Milan): La Traviata by Verdi at Teatro Alla Scala

Mariella La Devia sings Violetta at La Scala, but Renato Bruson is the biggest crowd-pleaser as Germont. Read More »

Opera Review (Florence, Italy): La Traviata by Verdi at the Duomo Auditorium

Violetta dies more than once in Florence. Read More »