Reviews Archives - Detroit Opera

Reviews: Faust

  Learn more about the production here. Have time to take a quick 1-min survey? Click Here!   Nancy What a wonderful performance. As noted by many reviewers, the music, singing and acting were top notch. Mephistopheles, Valentin, Marguerite and of course Faust grabbed and held my attention the entire time with thrilling vocals. The …

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Reviews: Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Learn more about the production here. Have time to take a quick 1-min survey? Click Here!   Rhonda I’m speechless. Alonzo King performance was spectacular; please, please!!!!! bring them back!   Larina Superb ballet. I was so moved and loved the performance.   Katherine The ballet was wonderful. The dancers were perfect. The music….too loud! …

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Reviews: X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X

Learn more about the production here. Have time to take a quick 1-min survey? Click Here!   Jeffrey Profoundly beautiful and meaningful. So grateful for this wonderful performance. Pam I thoroughly enjoy the performance. Nancy I think it is great that the Detroit Opera house is stepping outside of the box and bringing new performances …

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Reviews: La Bohème

Learn more about the production here. Have time to take a quick 1-min survey? Click Here!     Audience Reactions   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_W2mO1ir2P0 Harriet Superb and fascinating performance! Well sung and acted by each of the featured singers. I was surprised at how much I actually enjoyed the reversal of the acts! It made it “new”, …

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Reviews: Ballet Hispánico

Learn more about the production here. Have time to take a quick 1-min survey? Click Here! Terri Both my husband and I loved Ballet Hispanico’s Dona Peron! The prima ballerina gave a beautiful, strong, and captivating performance while the rest of the company provided a wonderful showcase for her. The set and costuming were simple …

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Reviews: Frida

Learn more about the production here. Have time to take a quick 1-min survey? Click Here! Elizabeth Mays Frida, played by Catalina Cuervo, was phenominal. Her voice was clear, consistent and always in character; her presence swayed across the stage with such elegance and sass. I would love to see this play again, preferably on …

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Reviews: Dance Theatre of Harlem

Learn more about the production here. Have time to take a quick 1-min survey? Click Here! Sue I always enjoy seeing the joy on the faces of this troupe. You can tell that they are having the best time. So it was a little bit different with the masks on but still amazing. And the …

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Reviews: Bliss

Learn more about the production here. Have time to take a quick 1-min survey? Click Here!   Rachel Hoh This was my first time experiencing opera live and it was nothing short of life changing. When I first entered the performance space, I cried! The majesty of the Michigan Theater combined with the sheer willpower …

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Reviews: Blue

Learn more about the production here. Gale A Phelps, Ocqueoc My daughter and I saw Blue together on Sunday, 9/12. We enjoyed it but, we couldn’t understand most of the singers, especially the females. With no subtitles, it was hit or miss. We both feel that if we had had the words, it would have …

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Reviews: Cavalleria rusticana: In Concert

Learn more about the production here. Photos by: Mitty Carter Josephine McDonald, Auburn Hills Glorious voices. Magnificent Orchestra. Great conductor. Outstanding chorus. Thank you everyone who is associated with The Michigan Opera. Unless I missed something, it’s unfortunate there was no review of Cavalleria Rusticana at Meadowbrook in Detroit’s major newspapers. However, there was an …

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