Dutch National Opera - Amsterdam
24 September 2017

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La Forza del Destino

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 7

Frauen können hier nur weinen, beten, sterben
13 Sep 17 / FAZ
Solid La forza del destino opens Dutch National Opera season
12 Sep 17 / Bachtrack
Le destin est trop fort
12 Sep 17 / Forum Opéra
Eerbetoon aan Verdi
11 Sep 17 / Opera Gazet (Dutch)
Verdi op zijn lekkerst in La Forza van Nationale Opera
11 Sep 17 / nrc.nl
Italiaanse dirigent Michele Mariotti zet Forza del destino van Verdi gloedvol neer
11 Sep 17 / de Volkskrant
Aangrijpend realisme in La forza del destino
11 Sep 17 / Place de l'Opera
Salome

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 12

Salomé à Amsterdam, un spectacle abouti
5 Jul 17 / ResMusica
Pour la danse...
27 Jun 17 / ConcertoNet (French)
Melancholia
23 Jun 17 / Altamusica
Les Damnés
22 Jun 17 / Wanderer
Plateau d’argent à moitié plein
21 Jun 17 / Forum Opéra
Sublieme sluipmoord op Salome
14 Jun 17 / Trouw
Alleen al door orkestrale bijdrage mag je deze productie niet missen
14 Jun 17 / de Volkskrant
DNO revancheert zich met nieuwe Salome
14 Jun 17 / Place de l'Opera
Salome wordt Salomette
12 Jun 17 / Opera Gazet (Dutch)
Beautiful role debut for Malin Byström in Amsterdam Salome
12 Jun 17 / Bachtrack
Ivo van Hove met Salome in Amsterdam
12 Jun 17 / Leidmotief
Eccellente, poi, il cast
11 Jun 17 / Operaclick (Ita)
Marian Vespers

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Dutch National Opera puts on a spellbinding Marian Vespers
12 Jun 17 / Opera Today
Pracht alom in magnifieke Mariavespers
8 Jun 17 / Place de l'Opera
Mariavespers plus Gashouder leidt tot heavymetal-Monteverdi
8 Jun 17 / de Volkskrant
Immersive Monteverdi: Vespers in 360-degree surround
8 Jun 17 / Bachtrack
Rigoletto

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 3

Rigoletto is mad but the singing is fine at Dutch National Opera
12 May 17 / Bachtrack
Grote stemmen in intelligente Rigoletto
12 May 17 / nrc.nl
Slotbeeld Rigoletto van Nationale Opera is om te huilen zo mooi
12 May 17 / de Volkskrant
A Dog's Heart

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 5

A Dog’s Heart blijft scherp en origineel
25 Apr 17 / Place de l'Opera
Tot aan de hondenpop briljan
25 Apr 17 / Parool
Groteske parabel over beestachtige mens nog steeds actueel
25 Apr 17 / nrc.nl
A Dog's Heart is een briljante productie
25 Apr 17 / de Volkskrant
Dutch National Opera revives deliciously dark satire A Dog’s Heart
25 Apr 17 / Opera Today
The New Prince

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 2

Neues aus der Zukunft
7 Apr 17 / Online Musik Magazin
The New Prince a colourful and fast-paced revue in Amsterdam
28 Mar 17 / Bachtrack
Wozzeck

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 10

Krzysztof Warlikowski revient à Berg
30 Mar 17 / Forum Opéra
Wozzeck et ses tourments
26 Mar 17 / Altamusica
Musically, at least, this was a night to savour
25 Mar 17 / Music OMH
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
Ugly and brilliant
21 Mar 17 / Bachtrack
Wozzeck laat publiek beduusd achter
21 Mar 17 / de Volkskrant
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 (Dutch)
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
Simons’ Serail: doeltreffend theatraal
16 Jan 17 / Place de l'Opera
Wer ein Liebchen hat gefunden
16 Jan 17 / Opera Gazet (Dutch)
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 (Dutch)
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
Audi’s Parsifal bij weerzien nog mooier
10 Dec 16 / Place de l'Opera
Parsifal komt pas tot leven als het orkest losbarst
10 Dec 16 / de Volkskrant
Albrecht laat Wagner bloedrood smeulen
10 Dec 16 / nrc.nl
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 (Dutch)
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)
Westbroek saves bloodless Manon Lescaut
14 Oct 16 / Opera Gazet (English)
Andrea Breth's Manon Lescaut abandoned in a chilly Louisiana desert at Dutch National Opera
14 Oct 16 / Bachtrack
Bloodless Manon Lescaut at DNO
13 Oct 16 / Opera Today
Westbroek redt bloedeloze Manon Lescaut
13 Oct 16 / Opera Gazet (Dutch)
Le nozze di Figaro

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 5

Des Noces théâtrales
18 Sep 16 / ConcertoNet (French)
Een klassieker in wording
9 Sep 16 / Opera Gazet (Dutch)
Les phallocrates, à la lanterne!
9 Sep 16 / Forum Opéra
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
Being Pjotr Iljitsj Tsjaikovski
14 Jun 16 / 8weekly
Herheims Pique Dame: prachtig schouwspel
14 Jun 16 / Place de l'Opera
Was Peter Tschaikowsky nie ausleben durfte
13 Jun 16 / Die Welt
Die Krönung der "Pique Dame"
13 Jun 16 / Die Presse
Briljante Pique Dame met een vlekje
12 Jun 16 / Opera Gazet (Dutch)
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 (Dutch)
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)
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 (Dutch)
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
Khovanshchina at Dutch National Opera convinces musically, less so theatrically
1 Mar 16 / Opera Today
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
Ariodante

Dutch National Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Incidenteel boeiende "Ariodante" met zwakke punten
17 Apr 16 / Opera Gazet (Dutch)
‘Ariodante’: seks en intrige in bedompt Schots dorpje
21 Jan 16 / nrc.nl
Ariodante koninklijk onttroond door Jones
21 Jan 16 / Place de l'Opera
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)
Dutch National Opera's Hänsel und Gretel from the favela both delights and disturbs
9 Dec 15 / Bachtrack
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News & Articles

Dutch National Opera names new chief
Pierre Audi’s successor as head of Dutch National Opera will be Sophie De Lint, an operator who has kept her head well below the parapet until now.
13 Apr 2017 / Slipped Disc
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
Wagner veteran offers his final laps of the ‘Ring’
Pierre Audi will mount his Ring cycle for De Nederlandse Opera for the final time.
5 Sep 2013 / New York Times
Premiere league
Pierre Audi, one of the key players in European opera, talks about making sparing choices that are exactly to his taste.
15 Jul 2013 / Financial Times (via Google)
The Master and Mozart
Director Simon McBurney turns his anarchic talents to a classic opera, directing The Magic Flute for De Nederlandse Opera.
30 Nov 2012 / Wall Street Journal