2015-2016 Season

Opera and the french revolution

The Washington Post, "Opera Lafayette delves into the French Revolution," Charles T. Downey, May 1, 2016 | Read Full Review

The New York Times, "Opera Lafayette’s Potent Triumvirate of Daughter, Lover and Mother," Zachary Woolfe, May 2, 2016 | Read Full Review

NY Theatre Guide, "Opera and the French Revolution’ at Lincoln Center," Jacquelyn Claireon, May 05, 2016 | Read Full Review

Voce di Meche, "Opera Lafayette Looks at the French Revolution," Meche Kroop, May 3, 2016 | Read Full Review

The Opera Critic, "An enticing operatic sampler," Arlene Judith Klotzko, May 2016 |
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Une Éducation Manquée

The Washington Post, "An evanescent French rarity by Chabrier returns to the stage," Anne Midgette, February 3, 2016 | Read Full Review

The New York Times, "In ‘Une Éducation Manquée,’ Opera Lafayette Executes a Simple Plot," James R. Oestreich, February 7, 2016 | Read Full Review

DC Metro Theater Arts, "Une Education Manquée at Opera Lafayette," Anne Donnelly, February 3, 2016 | Read Full Review

Broadway World, "Chabrier's Education Makes for a Charming but 'Incomplete' Evening from Opera Lafayette," Richard Sasanow, February 10, 2016 | Read Full Review

Ion Arts, Charles T. Downey, "Something Missing from Une éducation manquée," February 4, 2016 | Read Full Review
 

Catone in Utica

The New York Times, "Vivaldi’s ‘Catone in Utica’ Gets a Rare Staging," James R. Oestreich, December 2, 2015 | Read Full Review

The Washington Post, "The music of ‘Catone in Utica’ conquers the night, " Patrick Rucker, November 29, 2015 | Read Full Review

DC Theatre Scene, "Catone in Utica from Opera Lafayette," Susan Galbraith, December 1, 2015 | Read Full Review

DC Metro Theater Arts, "Catone in Utica by Opera Lafayette at The Kennedy Center," Robert Michael Oliver, November 29, 2015 | Read Full Review

Classics Today, "Opera Lafayette Presents Vivaldi’s Catone in Utica," Robert Levine, December 3, 2015 | Read Full Review

Broadway World, "Vivaldi's Catone is a 'Hot Mess' - and a Great One from Opera Lafayette," Richard Sasanow, December 9, 2015 | Read Full Review

Opera Lively, "Catone in Utica (Antonio Vivaldi) at Opera Lafayette, Washington, DC," Hoffmann, November 29, 2015 | Read Full Review


2015-2016 SEASON

Grétry's L'Épreuve Villageoise

The New York Times, "L’Épreuve Villageoise,’ a Rare Gem, at Gould Hall," Anthony Tommasini, May 28, 2015 | Read Full Review

The Washington Post, "Exhuming ‘L’Épreuve Villageoise’ for a fun evening, with a tried and true story," Anne Midgette, May 31, 2015 | Read Full Review

Opera News, "L’Épreuve Villageoise," May 27, 2015 | Read Full Review


Les Fêtes de l'Hymen et de l'Amour, ou Les Dieux d'Égypte

The New York Times, "Those Dancing Gods of Love: Staging Rameau’s ‘Les Fêtes de l’Hymen et de l’Amour’," James R. Oestreichoct, October 12, 2014 | Read Full Review

The Washington Post, "Opera Lafayette celebrates 20th anniversary, and Rameau," Anne Midgette, October 7, 2014 | Read Full Review

The Wall Street Journal, "Dance Like an Egyptian: Multiple dance companies join forces to perform a French opera-ballet based on Egyptian mythology," Heidi Waleson, October 13, 2014 | Read Full Review

DC Theatre Scene, "Les Fêtes de l’Hymen et de l’Amour, ou Les Dieux d’Égypte Les Fêtes de l’Hymen et de l’Amour, ou Les Dieux d’Égypte," Susan Galbraith, October 8, 2014 |
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2013-2014 SEASON

Celebrating Rameau Part One: The Salon

Ion Arts, " Opera Lafayette Celebrates Rameau," Charles Downey, May 2, 2014 | Read Full Review

Voce di meche, "Opera Lafayette Does Rameau," Meche Kroop, May 4, 2014 | Read Full Review


Lalla Roukh Recording

Classical Voice America, "French Orientalist Opera Revived In Stylish Recording," Marvin J. Ward, April 25, 2014 | Read Full Review

Gramophone, "F DAVID Lalla Roukh," Edward Greenfield, April 2014 | Read Full Review

The Guardian, "David: Lalla Roukh review – 'Supremely elegant lead performance'," Tim Ashley, April 10, 2014 | Read Full Review


Philidor's Les Femmes Vengées

The New York Times, "An American Company Brings a French Tradition Back to France," Celestine Bohlen, March 23, 2014 | Read Full Review

The Washington Post, "D.C.’s early-music company Opera Lafayette repeats the history that’s been forgotten," Anne Midgette, January 10, 2014 | Read Full Review

Opera Lively, "Les Femmes Vengées, Opera Lafayette at the Kennedy Center, Washington, DC," Hoffmann, January 18, 2014 | Read Full Review

Ion Arts, "Opera Lafayette: 'Les Femmes vengées'," Charles Downey, January 20, 2014 |
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The French Così

The Washington Post, "Opera Lafayette’s delightful ‘Cosi’ gives tradition a whole new look," Anne Midgette, October 20, 2013 | Read Full Review


2012-2013 Season

Charpentier's Actéon

Bachtrack, "Opera Lafayette's minimalistic Actéon conquers the Kennedy Center," Raisa Massuda, May 7, 2013 | Read Full Review

DC Theatre Scene, "Actéon," Susan Galbraith, May 6, 2013 | Read Full Review

DC Metro Theater Arts, "Actéon at Opera Lafayette," Flora Scott, May 3, 2013 | Read Full Review


David's Lalla Roukh

The New York Times, "A Test Before the Vows ‘Lalla Roukh,’ at the Rose Theater," Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, February 3, 2013 | Read Full Review

The Washington Post, "Lalla Roukh at the Kennedy Center: If it ain’t baroque, don’t fix it," Anne Midgette, January 23, 2013 | Read Full Review

Superconductor Classical and Opera, "The Golden Road to Samarkand: Opera Lafayette unearths Félicien David's Lalla Roukh," Paul J. Pelkonen, February 2, 2013 | Read Full Review


L'Invitation au Voyage

The Washington Post, "Opera Lafayette’s passionate ‘Invitation’," Cecelia Porter, October 31, 2012 | Read Full Review