International Reviews

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Aida אאידה

"If my dream might come true! An army of brave men, led by me – victory, and the applause of all Memphis! To return to you, my sweet Aida, decked wit...
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Le Barbier de Séville

This season at the Opera Bastille nearly comes to its end with a refreshing production of Gioacchino Rossini’s opera buffa The Barber of Seville. Dire...
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Alcina
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Alcina, written in 1735, is one of George Frideric Handel's more popular operas – he composed 42 of them. Inspired by Ludovico Ariosto's Orlando furio...
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Fraternité

This is a fantasy tale. The location shifts within three distinct spaces on stage, yet the audience is privy to all three spaces. One room is boar...
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Le nozze di Figaro

In Don Giovanni, Mozart and his librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte presented their famous hero as a sexual predator rather than a lover. A year earlier they ...
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The Barber of Seville

Michael Shell’s production of The Barber of Seville contains more farces than usual, perhaps an attempt of the Atlanta Opera to introduce some light i...
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Beautiful Man

Friday evening, glass of wine in hand, what an exciting novelty it feels to take a seat in a full auditorium! Audience full of anticipation and a cont...
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Pagliacci

Before it all started, the big screen in front of the stage turned blue and yellow. With it a message appeared: "The opera embraces the people of Ukra...
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Prayer for the French Republic

Joshua Harmon sets out to question our relationships to home, family, and religion. What would we do when we must choose between them? Would we leave ...