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Everest

Austin Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Austin Opera puts you on the top of the world for 70 minutes
27 Jan 20 / Austin American-Statesman
Rigoletto

Austin Opera


No. of reviews: 2

Austin Opera dazzles with Rigoletto
14 Nov 19 / Broadway World
Dive into the glorious snake pit that is Austin Opera’s ‘Rigoletto’
12 Nov 19 / Austin American-Statesman
La bohème

Austin Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Austin Opera shines with Puccini favorite
4 May 19 / Broadway World
Silent Night

Austin Opera


No. of reviews: 2

This production powerfully creates the tension of the battlefield and just as powerfully lets it go
31 Jan 19 / Austin Chronicle
A hard look at the unchanged reality of war
31 Jan 19 / Broadway World
Otello

Austin Opera


No. of reviews: 2

Austin Opera staged a victory worthy of the Lion of Venice
21 Nov 18 / Austin Chronicle
Austin Opera festively reimagines Verdi's Otello
15 Nov 18 / Broadway World
La Traviata

Austin Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Austin Opera's glittering tragedy dazzles
3 May 18 / Broadway World
Ariadne auf Naxos

Austin Opera


No. of reviews: 2

Ariadne auf Naxos wrangles a dynamic operatic experience
2 Feb 18 / Broadway World
Dude ranch antics make this reimagining of Strauss too busy, but when the music takes center stage, it’s gorgeous
2 Feb 18 / Austin Chronicle
Carmen

Austin Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Austin Opera's stunning masterpiece
19 Nov 17 / Broadway World
Madama Butterfly

Austin Opera


No. of reviews: 2

The company delivers a lovely staging of this Puccini opera that builds to a heartbreaking finale
4 May 17 / Austin Chronicle
Austin Opera thrills with stunning production
3 May 17 / Broadway World
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
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Steve Jobs bio powers up next Austin Opera season
Austin Opera’s 2020-2021 season, announced to backers Thursday night before the opening of “Everest,” tackles two big classics as well as two smaller operatic treats not seen before in Austin.
25 Jan 2020 / Austin American-Statesman
For now, Austin Opera opts to go without an artistic director
After firing Artistic Director Richard Buckley for alleged misconduct, Austin Opera has opted to go without a leader in that position for the 2018-2019 season.
10 Apr 2018 / Austin American-Statesman
Austin Opera fires artistic director Richard Buckley
Austin Opera has terminated the contract of artistic director and principal conductor Richard Buckley, citing unspecified inappropriate behavior.
2 Feb 2018 / Austin American-Statesman
Austin Opera announces 2018-19 season
Austin Opera 2018-19 season to feature Marina Costa-Jackson, Kang Wang, and more.
26 Jan 2018 / OperaWire
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