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La fille du régiment

Austin Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Just as the young woman of the title is deemed "charming," so too is Donizetti's work in this company's staging
2 Feb 17 / Austin Chronicle
Der Fliegende Holländer

Austin Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Wagner fans will satisfied with good solos from Melody Moore’s Senta
20 Nov 16 / Austin American-Statesman
The Manchurian Candidate

Austin Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Austin Opera stages innovative version of Puts’ already innovative “Manchurian Candidate”
21 Sep 16 / Austin American-Statesman
Il barbiere di Siviglia

Austin Opera


No. of reviews: 2

Austin Opera dazzles in The Barber of Seville
1 May 16 / Broadway World
A good night out for both Looney Tunes aficionados and serious opera fans
26 Apr 16 / Austin American-Statesman
Of Mice and Men

Austin Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Eventually the music begins to help the story instead of competing with it
27 Jan 16 / Austin American-Statesman
Aida

Austin Opera


No. of reviews: 2

‘Aïda’ full of pomp, impressive voices
15 Nov 15 / Austin American-Statesman
Conductor Richard Buckley keeps the energy and intensity up
12 Nov 15 / Austin American-Statesman
Don Giovanni

Austin Opera


No. of reviews: 1

This production has a fantastic collection of voices
29 Apr 15 / Austin American-Statesman
Roméo et Juliette

Austin Opera


No. of reviews: 3

Shakespeare in Texas
12 Feb 15 / L'Ape musicale
Austin Opera's star-crossed lovers shine in Romeo & Juliet
1 Feb 15 / Broadway World
Costello and El-Khoury have a winning chemistry on stage
28 Jan 15 / Austin American-Statesman
Un Ballo in Maschera

Austin Opera


No. of reviews: 1

An opera that sounds like the 1700s but looks like today
12 Nov 14 / Austin American-Statesman
L'elisir d'amore

Austin Lyric Opera


No. of reviews: 1

ALO introduced Austin to up-and-coming opera stars with Elixir of Love
3 May 14 / Broadway World
Tosca

Austin Lyric Opera


No. of reviews: 1

A staging that pitted heaven against hell
6 Feb 14 / Austin Chronicle
Don Carlo

Austin Lyric Opera


No. of reviews: 2

Don Carlo sounds splendid but misses key plot points
24 Nov 13 / Broadway World
Skilled vocalists shine in ‘Don Carlo’
20 Nov 13 / Austin American-Statesman
Le nozze di Figaro

Austin Lyric Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Austin Lyric Opera's Marriage of Figaro is a crowd-pleasing farce
4 Feb 13 / Broadway World
Pagliacci

Austin Lyric Opera


No. of reviews: 3

Slow, rich Italian flair at Austin Lyric Opera's Pagliacci
15 Nov 12 / Culturemap
This production is a spectacular treat from start to finish
15 Nov 12 / Broadway World
ALO opens its season with satisfying 'Pagliacci'
14 Nov 12 / Austin American-Statesman
Turandot

Austin Lyric Opera


No. of reviews: 1

The show’s musical highlight is Elizabeth Caballero’s turn as Liu
20 Apr 12 / Austin American-Statesman
L'Italiana in Algeri

Austin Lyric Opera


No. of reviews: 2

Rossini's "Italian Girl in Algiers" takes flight in Austin, Texas
3 Feb 11 / La Scena Musicale (English)
The funny, lighthearted work is energized by strong leads, clever staging and a nimble score
2 Feb 11 / Austin American-Statesman
La Traviata

Austin Lyric Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Austin Lyric Opera went for lush and classic to mark the opening its 24th season
11 Nov 10 / Austin American-Statesman
Hansel und Gretel

Austin Lyric Opera


No. of reviews: 1

It's Buckley's artistry that provides this fairy tale with the happiest ending of all
7 May 10 / Austin Chronicle
L'Etoile

Austin Lyric Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Chabrier's L’Étoile shines bright for Austin Lyric Opera!
5 Feb 10 / La Scena Musicale (English)
La bohème

Austin Lyric Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Pucinni's romantic coming-of-age tale rings true in this "La Bohème"
11 Nov 09 / Austin American-Statesman
Dialogues des Carmelites

Austin Lyric Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Singing overcomes staging
21 Apr 09 / ConcertoNet (English)
Rigoletto

Austin Lyric Opera


No. of reviews: 2

Strong Rigoletto at Austin Lyric
10 Feb 09 / ConcertoNet (English)
Lyubov Petrova sensational Gilda in Austin Lyric Opera's Rigoletto!
5 Feb 09 / La Scena Musicale (English)
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News & Articles

Austin Opera reveals next season
Austin Opera will perform Carmen, Ariadne auf Naxos and La Traviata in its 2017/18 season.
31 Jan 2017 / Austin American-Statesman
Austin Lyric Opera on solid financial footing after building sale
Austin Lyric Opera has sold its headquarters to a local TV and film production company for $5.45 million to help get it back on solid financial ground.
31 Dec 2011 / Austin American-Statesman
Opera director leaving amid $1 million debt
Austin Lyric Opera announced that they are accepting the resignation of general director Kevin Patterson and that fundraising plans are being made to eradicate the organization's more than $1 million of debt.
3 May 2011 / Austin American-Statesman
The opera is going high-tech
Austin arts groups use high-tech bar codes in their programs.
9 Nov 2010 / Austin American-Statesman
Artistic director, Austin Lyric Opera to part ways
Citing a busy independent conducting schedule, Richard Buckley relinquishes helm of company.
14 Dec 2006 / Austin American-Statesman