Academy of Vocal Arts - Philadelphia
27 March 2017

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Lucia di Lammermoor

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 2

Lucia re-imagined
3 Mar 17 / The Opera Critic
Academy of Vocal Arts grads start at the top - and sometimes stay there
3 Mar 17 / Philadelphia Inquirer
The Demon

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 1

AVA impresses with Rubinstein's rarity
4 Jan 17 / The Opera Critic
Rigoletto

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 1

A return to Verdi's intent
18 Nov 16 / The Opera Critic
Il tabarro

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 2

Opéra noir & comique
8 May 16 / ConcertoNet (English)
A revealing new look at scorned Puccini
25 Apr 16 / The Opera Critic
Gianni Schicchi

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 2

Opéra noir & comique
8 May 16 / ConcertoNet (English)
A revealing new look at scorned Puccini
25 Apr 16 / The Opera Critic
Werther

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 2

A pared down tale of love and death
17 Mar 16 / The Opera Critic
AVA's worthy 'Werther' helped by production, piano
22 Feb 16 / Philadelphia Inquirer
L'amore dei tre re

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 2

A buried treasure
8 Feb 16 / The Opera Critic
Academy of Vocal Arts' 'Love of Three Kings': Rare opera, rare treat
28 Jan 16 / Philadelphia Inquirer
Don Giovanni

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 1

A libertine who almost gets away with murder
17 Nov 15 / The Opera Critic
Faust

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 2

A persuasive Faust
11 May 15 / The Opera Critic
Talent shines in AVA's shoebox theater
29 Apr 15 / Philadelphia Inquirer
La bohème

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 3

The Met's future stars grace AVA's production of La bohème
25 Mar 15 / The Opera Critic
AVA’s fine young
17 Feb 15 / ConcertoNet (French)
AVA's 'La Bohème' presents a new crop of contenders
12 Feb 15 / Philadelphia Inquirer
Manon

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 1

Lyrical clarity in AVA’s Manon
9 May 14 / ConcertoNet (English)
La Traviata

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 1

AVA assures a strong future for 'Traviata'
18 Feb 14 / Philadelphia Inquirer
Così fan tutte

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 1

A Cosi fan tutte that is believable
16 Dec 13 / The Opera Critic
Un Ballo in Maschera

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 2

AVA presents a vivid and exciting Un Ballo in Maschera
3 May 13 / The Opera Critic
Academy of Vocal Arts brings Verdi's full fury alive
3 May 13 / Philadelphia Inquirer
Don Quichotte

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 1

Bringing restraint to Don Quichotte
11 Apr 13 / The Opera Critic
Eugene Onegin

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 1

From Russia, with unrequited love
19 Jan 13 / ConcertoNet (English)
Il barbiere di Siviglia

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 3

The second cast shines
23 Nov 12 / The Opera Critic
A boisterous Barber
8 Nov 12 / The Opera Critic
'Barber of Seville' from Academy of Vocal Arts, Philadelphia
7 Nov 12 / Philadelphia Inquirer
L'elisir d'amore

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 3

Arias of transit
4 May 12 / ConcertoNet (English)
L'elisir d'amore gets fascist overtones
2 May 12 / The Opera Critic
Vocal academy is serious about ‘Elixir’
1 May 12 / Philadelphia Inquirer
Pelléas et Mélisande

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 1

A Pelléas to relish
1 Mar 12 / The Opera Critic
Oberto

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 3

Oberto blossoms under conductor Christofer Macatsoris
23 Feb 12 / The Opera Critic
Verdi's first opera, 'Oberto,' gets rare airing
30 Jan 12 / San Francisco Chronicle
AVA reclaims Verdi's first opera
29 Jan 12 / Philadelphia Inquirer
Les Contes d'Hoffmann

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 2

AVA's Hoffmann delights
28 Nov 11 / The Opera Critic
AVA's refashioned 'Tales of Hoffmann'
16 Nov 11 / Philadelphia Inquirer
Don Giovanni

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 2

Not perfect, but provocative
20 Jun 11 / The Opera Critic
AVA's 'Don Giovanni' an often-effortless staging
7 May 11 / Philadelphia Inquirer
Il tabarro

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 2

Puccini's orchestrations come to the fore
30 Jan 11 / The Opera Critic
Well-sung Puccini program shows limits of concert opera
26 Jan 11 / Philadelphia Inquirer
Suor Angelica

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 2

Puccini's orchestrations come to the fore
30 Jan 11 / The Opera Critic
Well-sung Puccini program shows limits of concert opera
26 Jan 11 / Philadelphia Inquirer
The Scarlet Letter

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 1

Give her an "A"
3 Dec 10 / The Opera Critic
La bohème

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 1

Na Li Youm is a sweet and tender Mimi
17 May 10 / The Opera Critic
Capriccio

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 1

Strauss’ Capriccio honed to perfection in Philadelphia
22 Feb 10 / ConcertoNet (English)
Falstaff

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 2

A near perfect production
26 Nov 09 / The Opera Critic
Capobianco’s magical Falstaff
17 Nov 09 / ConcertoNet (English)
Lucia di Lammermoor

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 1

Lucia di Lammermoor caps a Bel Canto season
4 May 09 / ConcertoNet (English)
Don Pasquale

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 1

Wild-west Donizetti
25 Feb 09 / ConcertoNet (English)
La Fiamma

Academy of Vocal Arts


No. of reviews: 2

La Fiamma is a rare treat
1 Feb 09 / The Opera Critic
Respighi’s La Fiamma ignites ovations in Philadelphia
27 Jan 09 / ConcertoNet (English)
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