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Paradise Interrupted

Lincoln Center Festival


No. of reviews: 4

Eastern promises: Jennifer Wen Ma reinvigorates Kunqu Opera
16 Jul 16 / New York Observer
Huang Ruo’s “Paradise, Interrupted” proves compelling at Lincoln Center
15 Jul 16 / Classical Review
A powerful opera of eastern and western allure
15 Jul 16 / New York Times
'Paradise Interrupted' fuses eastern manners with western narrative
15 Jul 16 / WQXR New York
Delusion of the Fury

Lincoln Center Festival


No. of reviews: 3

The composer’s bizarre, complex work was an assault on the senses
28 Jul 15 / Financial Times (via Google)
Partch offers a fascinating alternative universe at Lincoln Center
26 Jul 15 / Classical Review
‘Delusion of the Fury,’ with new Partch instruments
25 Jul 15 / New York Times
Daphne

Lincoln Center Festival


No. of reviews: 4

Operatic rarities by Strauss and Donizetti get stagings at the Lincoln Center Festival and Caramoor
21 Jul 15 / Wall Street Journal
The Tsar's Bride

Lincoln Center Festival


No. of reviews: 5

A heavenly marriage with the Bolshoi Opera at Lincoln Center Festival
19 Jul 14 / Broadway World
Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, whose association with the Bolshoi dates back to 1951, entered to a huge ovation
15 Jul 14 / Classical Source
Bolshoi begins New York Residency with a superb Tsar’s Bride
15 Jul 14 / Bachtrack
A compelling performance by the Bolshoi Opera of Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera
15 Jul 14 / Financial Times (via Google)
When Ivan the Terrible is irrepressibly terrific
14 Jul 14 / ConcertoNet (English)
Bolshoi arrives with drama, some onstage
‘The Tsar’s Bride,’ at Lincoln Center Festival.
The Passenger

Lincoln Center Festival


No. of reviews: 8

"The Passenger" was powerful in Houston. It's even stronger in New York
16 Jul 14 / Wall Street Journal
A harrowing evening with The Passenger at Park Avenue Armory
16 Jul 14 / Bachtrack
David Pountney directs this imposing production of Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s Holocaust opera
14 Jul 14 / Financial Times (via Google)
The problems, and power, of The Passenger
13 Jul 14 / New York Magazine
Houston Grand Opera delivers powerful experience with “The Passenger”
13 Jul 14 / Classical Review
Auschwitz at the Park Avenue Armory
13 Jul 14 / Bloomberg
What lies beneath: A haunting Nazi past
12 Jul 14 / New York Times
The grand illusion, the greater horror
12 Jul 14 / ConcertoNet (English)
The Passenger debuts in New York
Chance encounter by Catholic Auschwitz survivor inspires opera now having New York debut.
Mieczyslaw Weinberg's opera The Passenger comes to New York
The Passenger, Mieczyslaw Weinberg's 1968 opera about the Holocaust, performed by the Houston Grand Opera and directed by David Pountney, will be presented as part of Lincoln Center Festival 2014.
Monkey: Journey to the West

Lincoln Center Festival


No. of reviews: 4

An imp makes detours on the road to enlightenment
11 Jul 13 / New York Times
Gorillaz bandmates make 'Monkey: Journey to the West' a barrel of fun
11 Jul 13 / New York Post
Striking visuals and dynamic performers are undermined by ragged storytelling
11 Jul 13 / New York Daily News
Feng Yi Ting

Lincoln Center Festival


No. of reviews: 2

Atom Egoyan directs a mesmerising staging of Guo Wenjing’s opera about a wily courtesan
30 Jul 12 / Financial Times (via Google)
“Feng Yi Ting” offers a mesmerizing take on the opera femme fatale
28 Jul 12 / Classical Review
Orfeo ed Euridice

Lincoln Center Festival


No. of reviews: 3

An ‘Orpheus’ to die for
24 Jul 12 / New York Post
Squeezing all the love out of a love story
23 Jul 12 / New York Times
In the Lincoln Center Festival's 'Orpheus,' the theater has its double
22 Jul 12 / WQXR New York
Emilie

Lincoln Center Festival


No. of reviews: 5

Elizabeth Futral sings the title role with astonishing purity
23 Jul 12 / Financial Times (via Google)
Kaija Saariaho opera gets New York premiere
22 Jul 12 / The Huffington Post
'Emilie' draws audience into life of 18th-century physicist, mathematician and philosopher
22 Jul 12 / New Jersey Star Ledger
Saariaho’s “Émilie” makes triumphant New York debut at Lincoln Center Festival
22 Jul 12 / Classical Review
All alone onstage, singing songs of a tumultuous life
22 Jul 12 / New York Times
Diva’s endurance test
Elizabeth Futral plays two very different characters in two very different places, with a 139-mile commute.
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Nigel Redden, director of Lincoln Center Festival, to step down
Lincoln Center Festival director Nigel Redden will step down in September 2017 from his leadership role with the internationally-focused festival after a tenure of almost two decades.
29 Jun 2017 / Opera News
The Passenger debuts in New York
Chance encounter by Catholic Auschwitz survivor inspires opera now having New York debut.
13 Jul 2014 / Forbes
Mieczyslaw Weinberg's opera The Passenger comes to New York
The Passenger, Mieczyslaw Weinberg's 1968 opera about the Holocaust, performed by the Houston Grand Opera and directed by David Pountney, will be presented as part of Lincoln Center Festival 2014.
10 Jul 2014 / PlaybillArts
A holocaust opera is coming to New York
Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s 1968 opera “The Passenger” will come to New York as part of the Lincoln Center Festival in July.
26 Nov 2013 / New York Times
Musical by Gorillaz duo to get run in Lincoln Center Festival
“Monkey: Journey to the West,” a music and theater mash-up that also includes cartoon segments, martial arts and acrobatics, will open the Lincoln Center Festival this summer.
28 Mar 2013 / New York Times