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17 July 2018

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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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News & Articles

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
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