Dutch National Opera - Amsterdam
30 March 2017

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The New Prince

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 1

The New Prince a colourful and fast-paced revue in Amsterdam
28 Mar 17 / Bachtrack
Wozzeck

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 9

Wozzeck et ses tourments
26 Mar 17 / Altamusica
Musically, at least, this was a night to savour
25 Mar 17 / Music OMH
Ugly and brilliant
21 Mar 17 / Bachtrack
Wozzeck laat publiek beduusd achter
21 Mar 17 / de Volkskrant
Superieure muzikale vertolking en overdadige regie
21 Mar 17 / 8weekly
Krzysztof Warlikowski met Wozzeck in Amsterdam
21 Mar 17 / Leidmotief
Debutta con grande successo di pubblico la nuova produzione di Wozzeck di Alban Berg
21 Mar 17 / Operaclick (Ita)
Boegeroep was terecht geweest voor regie van meesterwerk Wozzeck
21 Mar 17 / Parool
Een wereld-Wozzeck
21 Mar 17 / Trouw
Prince Igor

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 6

Ildar Abdrazakov, grandiose Prince Igor à l'Opéra d'Amsterdam
1 Mar 17 / Opera Online
Indrukwekkende maar bezoedelde Prins Igor
11 Feb 17 / Opera Gazet
Schwerer Einschlag in Putiwl – Dmitri Tcherniakovs „Fürst Igor“-Inszenierung in Amsterdam
11 Feb 17 / Neue Musikzeitung
Pubblico entusiasta per uno spettacolo che merita un viaggio
10 Feb 17 / Operaclick (Ita)
Finding release among the poppy fields: Dmitri Tcherniakov's powerful Prince Igor reaches Amsterdam
9 Feb 17 / Bachtrack
Zeldzame Igor verovert in één klap de wereld
9 Feb 17 / Place de l'Opera
Die Entführung aus dem Serail

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Jérémie Rhorer dirige con gusto
20 Jan 17 / Operaclick (Ita)
The Abduction from the Seraglio a soprano vehicle at Dutch National Opera
17 Jan 17 / Bachtrack
Wer ein Liebchen hat gefunden
16 Jan 17 / Opera Gazet
Simons’ Serail: doeltreffend theatraal
16 Jan 17 / Place de l'Opera
Parsifal

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 11

Un Grial en Navidad
19 Jan 17 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Pierre Audi's direction and Anish Kapoor's sets are firmly in the conceptual mode
22 Dec 16 / Opera Journal
Günther Groissböck è un Gurnemanz di grandissimo spessore
15 Dec 16 / Operaclick (Ita)
Petra Lang schoffeert publik
12 Dec 16 / Opera Gazet
Petra Lang offends the public
12 Dec 16 / Opera Gazet (English)
Magnificent, sublime and extremely moving, this is a Parsifal that demands to be heard and seen
11 Dec 16 / Music OMH
Audi's spectacular Parsifal at Dutch National Opera
10 Dec 16 / Bachtrack
Betoverende Parsifal: Je moet het horen om het te geloven
10 Dec 16 / Parool
Albrecht laat Wagner bloedrood smeulen
10 Dec 16 / nrc.nl
Parsifal komt pas tot leven als het orkest losbarst
10 Dec 16 / de Volkskrant
Audi’s Parsifal bij weerzien nog mooier
10 Dec 16 / Place de l'Opera
Jephtha

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 8

Il coro bravissimo!
3 Dec 16 / Opera secondo me
Ivor Bolton alla testa di quello splendido complesso che é il Concerto Köln, dirige in modo eccellente
21 Nov 16 / Operaclick (Ita)
DNO’s Jephtha: een begenadigd schouwspel
15 Nov 16 / Place de l'Opera
Grimmige en waarachtige Jephtha
15 Nov 16 / nrc.nl
Jephtha, Nobelprijs voor ontroerende schoonheid
15 Nov 16 / Opera Gazet
Schilderachtig Jephta kent fantastische zang
15 Nov 16 / de Volkskrant
Es muss sein ou Muss es sein?
14 Nov 16 / Forum Opéra
Starkly powerful Jephtha at Dutch National Opera
12 Nov 16 / Bachtrack
Manon Lescaut

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 7

De National Opera ne s’est pas trompé de casting!
31 Oct 16 / Anaclase
Schickt die Frau in die Wüste!
22 Oct 16 / Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Dopo il disastroso Macbeth Andrea Breth torna all’Opera Nazionale Olandese firmando un nuovo allestimento di Manon Lescaut
19 Oct 16 / Operaclick (Ita)
Andrea Breth's Manon Lescaut abandoned in a chilly Louisiana desert at Dutch National Opera
14 Oct 16 / Bachtrack
Westbroek saves bloodless Manon Lescaut
14 Oct 16 / Opera Gazet (English)
Westbroek redt bloedeloze Manon Lescaut
13 Oct 16 / Opera Gazet
Bloodless Manon Lescaut at DNO
13 Oct 16 / Opera Today
Le nozze di Figaro

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 5

Des Noces théâtrales
18 Sep 16 / ConcertoNet (French)
Les phallocrates, à la lanterne!
9 Sep 16 / Forum Opéra
Een klassieker in wording
9 Sep 16 / Opera Gazet
Puntgave Figaro opent seizoen DNO
8 Sep 16 / Place de l'Opera
Choice cast in bonbon-box Marriage of Figaro at Dutch National Opera
8 Sep 16 / Bachtrack
The Queen of Spades

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 15

Last but not least, the singing is outstanding
8 Sep 16 / Opera Journal
Grande successo per uno spettacolo sicuramente da ricordare
29 Jun 16 / Operaclick (Ita)
Une Dame de pique d'une puissance musicale et scénique hors du commun
28 Jun 16 / Avant-Scène Opéra
Jansons roi de cœur
26 Jun 16 / Altamusica
Un plateau exceptionnel
22 Jun 16 / Le blog du Wanderer
Ein Spaziergang durch Gärten des Unbewussten
20 Jun 16 / Der Standard
Herheims Erzählungen oder Das Spukschloss an der Newa
19 Jun 16 / Online Musik Magazin
Auf einen Drink mit Tschaikowsky
16 Jun 16 / Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Piotr Ilyitch, le prince travesti
15 Jun 16 / Forum Opéra
Herheims Pique Dame: prachtig schouwspel
14 Jun 16 / Place de l'Opera
Being Pjotr Iljitsj Tsjaikovski
14 Jun 16 / 8weekly
Die Krönung der "Pique Dame"
13 Jun 16 / Die Presse
Was Peter Tschaikowsky nie ausleben durfte
13 Jun 16 / Die Welt
Briljante Pique Dame met een vlekje
12 Jun 16 / Opera Gazet
Caged bird: Tchaikovsky stars in Herheim's remarkable Pique Dame at Dutch National Opera
11 Jun 16 / Bachtrack
Theatre of the World

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Un acte sacramental del segle XXI
25 Jun 16 / El cronista errant
Ein Loch in den Himmel fragen
19 Jun 16 / Online Musik Magazin
Ein Großkopf des 17. Jahrhunderts
18 Jun 16 / Deutschland Radio
Pulsating new Andriessen with prosaic libretto at the Holland Festival
14 Jun 16 / Bachtrack
Don Giovanni

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 3

Arriva all’Opera Nazionale Olandese il Don Giovanni firmato da Claus Guth
23 May 16 / Operaclick (Ita)
Claus Guth's Don Giovanni in Amsterdam
11 May 16 / Opera Gazet
Total theatre: Don Giovanni at Dutch National Opera
10 May 16 / Bachtrack
Roméo et Juliette

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 2

Berlioz dansend het graf in
9 May 16 / Opera Gazet
Dutch National Opera and Ballet seal merger with leaden Berlioz
19 Apr 16 / Opera Today
Khovanshchina

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 11

Operakoor DNO van exceptionele klasse in "Chovanschchina"
17 Apr 16 / Opera Gazet
Among a consistently strong line-up, Anita Rachvelishvili was most impressive as Marfa
31 Mar 16 / Opera Journal
Loy signe ici un travail rigoureux mais simple, sans diversion, sans détails, presque essentiel
23 Mar 16 / Le blog du Wanderer
Nicht überall, wo Russland ist, ist Putin
21 Mar 16 / Die Welt
Christof Loy met Chovansjtsjina in Amsterdam
17 Mar 16 / Leidmotief
Gripping and glorious
6 Mar 16 / Financial Times (via Google)
La vengeance de Marfa
3 Mar 16 / Altamusica
Angstbilder vom Niedergang der Macht
2 Mar 16 / Opernnetz
Loy's minimalist staging clarifies Khovanshchina in Amsterdam
1 Mar 16 / Bachtrack
Loy pakt uit met fraaie Chovansjtsjina
1 Mar 16 / Place de l'Opera
Khovanshchina at Dutch National Opera convinces musically, less so theatrically
1 Mar 16 / Opera Today
Ariodante

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Incidenteel boeiende "Ariodante" met zwakke punten
17 Apr 16 / Opera Gazet
Ariodante koninklijk onttroond door Jones
21 Jan 16 / Place de l'Opera
‘Ariodante’: seks en intrige in bedompt Schots dorpje
21 Jan 16 / nrc.nl
Amsterdam Ariodante convinces as village psychodrama
20 Jan 16 / Bachtrack
Hansel und Gretel

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 4

"Hansel und Gretel" (Een vuilnisbelt-opera)
17 Apr 16 / Opera Gazet
Dutch National Opera's Hänsel und Gretel from the favela both delights and disturbs
9 Dec 15 / Bachtrack
A heap of utterly brilliant rubbish
7 Dec 15 / Opera Today
Briljante vuilnisbelt
6 Dec 15 / Place de l'Opera
Only the sound remains

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 6

Noh plays inspire new magic from Saariaho, Sellars
13 Apr 16 / Classical Voice North America
L’atout de la brièveté
31 Mar 16 / ConcertoNet (French)
Il suono che resta di Kaija Saariaho
30 Mar 16 / Il Giornale della Musica (Ita)
Almost perversely unengaging
24 Mar 16 / The Guardian
Kaija Saariaho's music is the vital element that establishes the connection to the spiritual side
24 Mar 16 / Opera Journal
Saariaho's fascinating phantasmagoria
19 Mar 16 / Bachtrack
Dialogues des Carmelites

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 6

Alla fine pubblico in delirio per una serata da tutto esaurito
16 Nov 15 / Operaclick (Ita)
Essentiel
14 Nov 15 / Concertclassic.com
Robert Carsen’s shattering Dialogues des carmélites returns to Amsterdam for a last time
11 Nov 15 / Bachtrack
Mooier dan Dialogues zal het niet worden bij De Nationale Opera
10 Nov 15 / Parool
If not timeless, Robert Carsen’s production of Francis Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites is highly age-resistant
10 Nov 15 / Opera Today
Overrompeld door Carsens Carmélites
10 Nov 15 / Place de l'Opera
Il Trovatore

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 3

Àlex Ollé's dark Great War Trovatore at Dutch National Opera
13 Oct 15 / Bachtrack
Àlex Ollé’s conception of Il Trovatore for Dutch National Opera hits the bull’s eye
10 Oct 15 / Opera Today
Ollé stopt Il trovatore in loopgraven
10 Oct 15 / Place de l'Opera
Der Rosenkavalier

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 3

L’Opera Nazionale Olandese festeggia il proprio cinquantesimo anniversario con una nuova produzione del Rosenkavalier
30 Sep 15 / Operaclick (Ita)
Nostalgia of our time in Dutch National Opera’s splendid Der Rosenkavalier
8 Sep 15 / Bachtrack
Strauss’ grootste succes
7 Sep 15 / Place de l'Opera
Lulu

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 11

Dmitri Txerniakov i William Kentridge ofereixen dues visions contrastades de ‘Lulu’ d’Alban Berg
3 Jul 15 / Ara
Resta da dire dello spettacolo, elegante e raffinato
1 Jul 15 / Operaclick (Ita)
Kentridge espressionista
24 Jun 15 / Il Giornale della Musica (Ita)
Bedächtig und bildmächtig geht es in den Abgrund
10 Jun 15 / Der Standard
Die fremde Vertraute
6 Jun 15 / Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Warum müssen Frauen immer gleich unglücklich sein?
5 Jun 15 / Die Welt
Bedächtig geht es in den Abgrund
5 Jun 15 / Deutschland Radio
Paper Doll: William Kentridge screens an elusive Lulu at the Holland Festival
5 Jun 15 / Bachtrack
Lulu is visueel een meesterwerk, de rest is een exercitie
4 Jun 15 / de Volkskrant
Opera Lulu door de ogen van Kentridge is een cartoonesk drama
4 Jun 15 / Parool
Meer Kentridge dan Berg
4 Jun 15 / Place de l'Opera
Benvenuto Cellini

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 6

Amsterdam a coproduit avec l’ENO la production de Terry Gilliam
17 Jun 15 / Le blog du Wanderer
Alla fine trionfo di pubblico e di critica
1 Jun 15 / Operaclick (Ita)
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News & Articles

Dutch opera chief quits
Pierre Audi will leave Dutch National Opera in 2018 to become general director of the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence.
25 Jun 2016 / Slipped Disc
Metzmacher for Netherlands Opera
Ingo Metzmacher has been named chief conductor of the Amsterdam-based Netherlands Opera.
1 Apr 2003 / Andante