Opera Lafayette - Washington
26 September 2018

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Erminia

Opera Lafayette


No. of reviews: 1

Opera Lafayette’s double-bill delivers a striking cross-cultural success
2 Feb 18 / Classical Review
Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda

Opera Lafayette


No. of reviews: 1

Superb guest artists spark Opera Lafayette’s Monteverdi program
26 Oct 17 / Classical Review
Les Indes galantes

Opera Lafayette


No. of reviews: 1

A well performed and well directed night of music
5 Jun 17 / MD Theatre Guide
Opera and the French Revolution

Opera Lafayette


No. of reviews: 3

An enticing operatic sampler
16 May 16 / The Opera Critic
Opera Lafayette's potent triumvirate of daughter, lover and mother
3 May 16 / New York Times
Opera Lafayette delves into the French Revolution
2 May 16 / Washington Post
Une Education Manquée

Opera Lafayette


No. of reviews: 2

In ‘Une Éducation Manquée,’ Opera Lafayette executes a simple plot
8 Feb 16 / New York Times
The evening is full of excellent vocal performances from all the performers
4 Feb 16 / DC Metro Theater Arts
Catone in Utica

Opera Lafayette


No. of reviews: 4

This is all about virtuoso singing, and most of the cast had it in spades
7 Dec 15 / Classics Today
Vivaldi’s ‘Catone in Utica’ gets a rare staging
3 Dec 15 / New York Times
Vivaldi’s opera bursts with beauty and excitement
30 Nov 15 / DC Metro Theater Arts
The music of ‘Catone in Utica’ conquers the night
30 Nov 15 / Washington Post
L'Épreuve Villageoise

Opera Lafayette


No. of reviews: 2

‘L’Épreuve Villageoise,’ a rare gem, at Gould Hall
1 Jun 15 / New York Times
Exhuming ‘L’Épreuve Villageoise’ for a fun evening, with a tried and true story
1 Jun 15 / Washington Post
Les Fêtes de l'hymen et de l'amour

Opera Lafayette


No. of reviews: 2

Those dancing gods of love
13 Oct 14 / New York Times
Opera Lafayette celebrates 20th anniversary, and Rameau
8 Oct 14 / Washington Post
Les Femmes Vengées

Opera Lafayette


No. of reviews: 1

Opera Lafayette effort to confect Mozart ‘Cosi’ sequel pales in comparison
20 Jan 14 / Washington Post
Così fan tutte

Opera Lafayette


No. of reviews: 1

Opera Lafayette’s delightful ‘Cosi’ gives tradition a whole new look
21 Oct 13 / Washington Post
Actéon

Opera Lafayette


No. of reviews: 1

At the Kennedy Center, Opera Lafayette performs Charpentier’s ‘Acteon’
4 May 13 / Washington Post
Lalla Roukh

Opera Lafayette


No. of reviews: 2

A test before the vows
4 Feb 13 / New York Times
If it ain’t baroque, don’t fix it
28 Jan 13 / Washington Post
Il barbiere di Siviglia

Opera Lafayette


No. of reviews: 1

Opera Lafayette is riding high this season
16 Apr 12 / Washington Post
Le Roi et le fermier

Opera Lafayette


No. of reviews: 7

Le Hameau du Roy
7 Feb 12 / ConcertoNet (French)
Rien de révolutionnaire
7 Feb 12 / Forum Opéra
Following in Marie Antoinette’s footsteps
30 Jan 12 / New York Times
Monsigny’s “Le Roi” receives admirable revival from Opera Lafayette
25 Jan 12 / Classical Review
Whole lotta mincing going on
25 Jan 12 / Washington City Paper
Opera Lafayette uncovers Monsigny work once sung by Marie-Antionette
25 Jan 12 / Baltimore Sun
Opera Lafayette presents ‘Le Roi et le Fermier’
23 Jan 12 / Washington Post
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Performance schedule
Jommelli
28 to 30 Oct 2018
Handel
5 to 7 Feb 2019
Stradella
21 Apr to 5 May 2019

News & Articles

Opera Lafayette
D.C.’s early-music company Opera Lafayette repeats the history that’s been forgotten.
11 Jan 2014 / Washington Post
Opera Lafayette, bright and early
Company gives new voice to Sacchini's 18th-century 'Oedipe'
14 May 2005 / Washington Post

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