Karyl Charna Lynn
The Opera Critic

Karyl's 2015-2016 opera season schedule to date


Don Carlo, Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 2015

I due Foscari, Teatro Municipal, Santiago, Chile, 2015

World premiere preview, JFK, Fort Worth, Texas, October 2015

In the Penal Colony, Boston Lyric Opera, November 2015

Appomattox, (world premiere revised edition) Washington National Opera, November 2015

Catone in Utica, Opera Lafayette, Washington DC, November 2015

Prince of Players, world premiere, Houston Grand Opera, March 2016

Young Verdi Concert, Battle of Legnano, Aida, Sarasota Opera Festival, March 2016

The Passenger, Florida Grand Opera, March 2016

Das Rheingold, Die Walkure, Siegfried, Gotterdammerung, Washington National Opera, May 2016

La fanciulla del West, Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy, May 2016

Lucia di Lammermoor, Royal Opera House, London, UK, May 2016

Falstaff, Amleto, Delaware Opera Festival, Wilmington, May 2016

The Italian Girl in Algers, Eugene Onegin, Portland Opera, Oregon, July 2016

Starmania, Prima la musica, dopo la parole, Quebec Opera Festival, July 2016 



 

Karyl's 2014-2015 opera season schedule


Florencia in Amazonas, WNO, September 2014

Sweeny Todd, Virginia Opera, October 2014

La boheme, WNO, November 2014

Die Fledermaus, 50th Anniversary Celebration, Portland Opera, Oregon, November 2014 

Postcard from Morocco, Cape Town Opera, South Africa, November 2014

World Premiere, Penny, WNO, January 2015

World Premiere, Enemies: A Love Story, Palm Beach Opera, February 2015

Don Carlo, Golden Cockeral, Tosca, Sarasota Opera, March 2015

World Premiere, Space Opera, Poznan Opera, Poland, March 2015

Angel of Odd, Poznan Opera, Poland March 2015

Der Fliegende Hollander, WNO, March 2015

Don Carlo, Opera Philadelphia, April 2015

La Cenerentola, Washington National Opera, May 2015

World premiere, La Ciociara (Two Women), Les Troyens,  Nozze di Figaro, San Francisco Opera, June 2105

Halka, Poznan Opera, June 2015

L'Amour de Loin, Quebec Opera Festival, July 2015

Sibelius Festival 150, Lahti, Finland September 2015

Karyl’s 2013-2014 Opera Season Schedule

Dolores Claiborne (World Premiere), Mefistofele,  San Francisco Opera, September 2013

Tristan und Isolde, Washington National Opera, September 2013

Falstaff, Virginia Opera, Norfolk, September 2013

Forza del destino, Washington National Opera, October 2013

Parsifal, Teatr Wielki, Poznan, Poland, October 2013

Don Carlo, Aida, Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy, October 2013

I Masnadieri, Teatro Regio, Parma, Italy, October 2013

Nabucco, Teatro Comunale, Bologna, Italy, October 2013

Fuoco di Gioa-Club di 27 gala, Teatro Regio, Parma, Italy, October 2013

Verdi’s Requiem, Washington DC, November 2013

American Opera Initiative (world premieres) Washington National Opera, November 2013

Mourning Becomes Electra (revised world premiere) Florida Grand Opera, Miami, November 2013

Lizzie Borden,  Boston Lyric Opera, November 2013

Rienzi, Latvian National Opera, Riga, Latvia, January 2014

Rusalka, Metropolitan Opera, New York, February 2014

Ariadne auf Naxos, Virginia Opera, Fairfax, February 2014

Moby Dick, Washington National Opera, February 2014

No Exit, Florida Grand Opera, Miami Beach, February 2014

Prince Igor, Metropolitan Opera, New York, March 2014

Il Corsaro, Washington Concert Opera, March 2014

Werther, Metropolitan Opera, New York, March 2014

Jerusalem, Barbiere di Siviglia, Flying Dutchman, Trovatore, Sarasota Opera, March 2014

Ubu Rex, Baltic Opera, Gdansk, Poland, April 2014

Madama Butterfly, San Francisco Opera, June 2014

Giulio Cesare, Wolf Trap Opera, June 2014

L'Enfant et les sortileges, Last Judgement - Verdi's Requiem, Quebec Opera Festival, July 2014

Trans Maghreb (world premiere), Bregenz Festival, Austria, August 2014

Die Zauberflote, Seebuhne, Bregenz Festival, Austria, August 2014

Karyl’s 2012-2013 opera season schedule

Anna Bolena, Washington National Opera, DC, September 2012

Elektra, Chicago Lyric Opera, Illinois, October 2012

Pearl Fishers, Virginia Opera, October 2012

Manon Lescaut, Polish National Opera, Warsaw, Poland, October 2012

Tosca, Staatsoper Berlin, Germany, October 2012

Parsifal, Deutsche Oper, Berlin, Germany, October 2012

Im weissen Rossl, Komische Oper, Berlin, Germany, October 2012

Der ferne Klang, Opera du Rhin, Starsbourg, France, October 2012

Madama Butterfly, Boston Lyric Opera

 Three short world premieres, American Opera Initiative, Washington National Opera, DC, November 2012

Reluctant Dragon, Fargo-Moorhead Opera, Fargo, ND, December 2012

Les Troyens, Metropolitan Opera, New York, January 2013

Maria Stuarda, Metropolitan Opera, New York, January 2013

Meistersinger, Chicago Lyric Opera, Illinois, February 2013

Sonnambula,  Magic Flute, Florida Grand Opera, Miami, Feburary 2013

Clemenza di Tito, Tristan und Isolde, Canadian Opera Company, Toronto, February 2013

Flying Dutchman, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Missouri,  March 2013

Norma, Manon Lescaut, Washington National Opera, DC, March 2013

Turandot, Pearl Fishers, King for a Day, Of Mice and Men, Sarasota Opera, Florida, March 2013

Flying Dutchman, Boston Lyric Opera, Massaschusetts, April 2013

Showboat, Washington National Opera, DC, May 2013

Cyberiada, Poznan Opera, Teatr Wielki, Poznan, Poland, May 2013

Approaching Ali, world premiere, Washington National Opera, DC, June 2013

Gospel of Mary Magdalene, world premiere, Tales of Hoffmann, Cosi fan tutte, San Francisco Opera,  California, June 2013 

Viaggio a Reims, Wolf Trap Opera, Vienna, Virginia, June 2013

Barbiere di Siviglia, Our Town, Central City Opera, Colorado, July 2013

Galileo, Galilei, Cincinnati Opera Festival, Ohio, July 2013

Damnation of Faust, Powder Her Face, Quebec Opera Festival, Canada, July 2013

 

 

 

Karyl's 2011-2012 Opera Season Schedule 

Turandot and Inauguration of Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, MO, October 2011

Madama Butterfly, Sarasota Opera, Florida October 2011

One Night Stand (World Premiere) Sibelius Academy in new Music Center,  Helsinki, Finland, November 2011

Macbeth, Boston Lyric Opera, MA, November 2011

SIlent Night, World Premiere, Minnesota Opera, Minneapolis/St. Paul, November 2011

La Rondine, Florida Grand Opera, Miami, January 2012

Glass' Orphee, Virginia Opera, Fairfax, VA, February 2012

Cosi fan tutte, Washington National Opera, DC, February 2012

Otello, Lucia di Lammermoor, Vanessa, Carmen, 30th Anniversary Gala for Victor de Rienzi, Sarasota Opera, March 2012

Paisiello's Il barbiere di Siviglia, Opera Lafayette, Washington DC, April 2012

Nabucco, Washington National Opera, DC, April 2012

Elijah, Kennedy Center, Washington, April 2012

Inspector,(revised world premiere) Boston Lyric Opera, April 2012  

Nabucco, Washington National Opera, May 2012

Werther, Washington National Opera, May 2012

Einstein on the Beach, Laura’s Cow, Luminato Festival, Toronto, Canada, June 2012

Slaying the Dragon (world premiere), Central City Opera Theater, Philadelphia , June 2012

Barbiere di Siviglia, Castleton Festival, June 2012

Don Giovanni, Wolf Trap Opera, June 2012

Mighty Casey, RIgoletto, Trial by Jury, Le 66, Saratoga Opera Festival, Saratoga, July 2012

The Tempest, Nelligan,  Quebec Opera Festival, July 2012

Karyl’s 2010-2011 Opera Season Schedule

 

Salome, Washington National Opera, Kennedy Center, October 2010

Rio de Sangre (world premiere) Florentine Opera, Milwaukee, October 2010

Carmina Burana, Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil November 2010

Turandot, Florida Grand Opera, Miami, November 2010,

Die tote Stadt, Finnish National Opera, Helsinki, Finland, November 2010

Madama Butterfly, Finnish National Opera, Helsinki, Finland, November 2010

Pearl Fishers, New Orleans Opera, New Orleans January 2011

Die Walküre, Virginia Opera, Fairfax, February 2011

La boheme, Anchorage Opera, Alaska, February 2011

Cardillac, Opera Boston, Boston, March 2011

Porgy and Bess, Atlanta Opera, March 2011

Don Giovanni, Cyrano, Florida Grand Opera, Miami, April 2011,

The Inspector (world premiere) Wolf Trap Opera, Vienna, VA, April 2011

Maria Padilla, Opera Boston, May 2011

Götterdämmerung, San Francisco Opera, June 2011

Tosca, Don Giovanni, Lohengrin, Don Carlo, Duke Bluebeard's Castle, Savolinna Festival, Finland July 2011,

Simon Boccanegra, Teatro Municipal, Santiago, Chile, August 2011

 

Karyl's 2009-2010 Opera Season Schedule
Orfeo & Eurydice. Atlanta Opera, Georgia, November 2009
Last Leaf / Gift of the Magi (World Premieres). Juneau, Alaska, December 2009
Orfeo & Eurydice (all three versions). Opera Memphis, Tennessee. January 2010
Die Walkure. Hawaiian Opera Theater, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii February 2010              

Il barbiere di Siviglia, Florida Grand Opera,  Miami, Florida, February 2010

Tribute Robert Heuer Gala Celebration, Miami, Florida February 2010

Madame White Snake. Opera Boston, Boston, Massachusetts. February 2010

War and Peace (Kirov Opera) Kennedy Center (Washington DC) March 2010

Unicamente la Verdad (world premiere). Festival de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico. March 2010
Elmer Gantry. Florentine Opera, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. March 2010

Bastianello / Lucrezia (world premiere) Wolf Trap Opera, Vienna (Virginia) March 2010

Lisbon Traviata, Master Class, Golden Age, Kennedy Center, Washington DC April 2010

Porgy and Bess, Virginia Opera (Fairfax) April 2010

Hamlet, Washington National Opera, Washington, D.C. May 2010

La boheme - Reopening Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires, Argentina,  May 2010

Lucia di Lammermoor, Teatro Solis, Montevideo, Uruguay, May 2010

Zaide, Wolf Trap Opera, Vienna, VA June 2010

Rigoletto, Opera Camarata, Washington, DC June 2010

Norma, Chautauqua Opera, Chautauqua, New York July 2010

Faust, Don Giovanni, Don Pasquale, Opera New Jersey, July 2010

 

Karyl's 2008-2009 Opera Season Schedule
Il trittico. LA Opera. California. September 2008
The Fly. LA Opera. California. September 2008
La traviata. Washington National Opera, DC. September 2008
Madama Butterfly. Atlanta Opera, Georgia. October 2008
Don Giovanni. Operavivente, Baltimore, Maryland. October 2008
Manon Lescaut. Cervantino Festival. Guanajuato, Mexico. October 2008
Manon Lescaut. New Orleans Opera, Louisiana. October 2008
Der Freischutz. Opera Boston, Massachusetts. October 2008
Samson et Dalila. Pittsburgh Opera, Pennsylvania. October 2008
Lucrezia Borgia. Washington National Opera, DC. November 2008
Tales of Hoffmann. Boston Lyric Opera, Massachusetts. November 2008
Grapes of Wrath (revised world premiere). Pittsburgh Opera. Pennsylvania. November 2008
Otello. Teatro dell?Opera, Rome, Italy. December 2008
Don Carlo, Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy. December 2008
Opening Night concert Mahalia Jackson Theater. New Orleans, Louisiana. Janaury 2009
Treemonisha (world premiere revised). Opera Memphis. January 2009
Desereteur. Opera Lafayette, Washington DC. January 2009
Tosca. Virginia Opera. February 2009
Nos. Opera Boston. March 2009
Tosca. Sarasota Opera. March 2009
Don Carlos. Sarasota Opera. March 2009
L'amico Fritz. Sarasota Opera. March 2009
L'elisir d'amore. Sarasota Opera. March 2009
Don Giovanni. Festival de Mexico, Mexico City. March 2009
Rusalka. Boston Lyric Opera, Massachusetts. March 2009
Peter Grimes. Washington National Opera. April 2009
Siegfried. Washington National Opera. May 2009
La traviata. Teatro Municipal de Santiago, Chile. May 2009
Faust. Embassy of France, Washington, DC. June 2009
Madama Butterfly. Lake George Opera. Saratoga Springs, New York. July 2009
Don Pasquale. Lake George Opera. Saratoga Springs, New York. July 2009
Trovatore. Chautauqua Opera, New York. July 2009
Tosca. Opera Fairbanks, Alaska. July 2009
Consul. Chautauqua Opera, New York. July 2009
Cavalleria rusticana/Pagliacci. Teatro San Pedro, Sao Paulo, Brazil. July 2009
Cenerentola. Operavivente. Baltimore, Maryland. October 2009
Falstaff. Washington National Opera. October 2009

Karyl's 2007-2008 Opera Season Schedule
La boheme. Washington National Opera, DC. September 2007
Puritani. Washington Concert Opera, DC. September 2007
Turandot. Atlanta Opera, Georgia. September 2007
Zelindor. Opera Lafayette. October 2007
Forza del destino. Baltimore Opera. October 2007
Il tempo sospeso (world premiere). Reggio Emilio, Italy. October 2007
Immaginaro Socrates. Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy. October 2007
Luisa Miller. Teatro Regio di Parma. Italy. October 2007
Traviata. Teatro Regio di Parma. Italy. October 2007
Oberto. Teatro Verdi, Busetto, Italy. October 2007
Don Giovanni. Washington National Opera. October 2007
View from the Bridge. Washington National Opera. October 2007
Lucia di Lammermoor. Granite State Opera, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. November 2007
Norma. Metropolitan Opera, New York. November 2007
Elmer Gantry (world premiere). Nashville Opera, Tennessee. November 2007
Later the Same Evening (world premiere) Maryland Opera Theater, College Park, Maryland, November 2007
Lucia di Lammermoor. Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico. November 2007
Queen of Spades. Kirov Opera, Kennedy Center, Washington DC. December 2007
Otello. Kirov Opera, Kennedy Center, Washington DC. December 2007
Iphegenie en Tauride, Metropolitan Opera, New York. December 2007
Semele. Opera Boston. February 2008
Eugene Onegin. Virginia Opera. February 2008
Rigoletto. Sarasota Opera. March 2008
L'elisir d'amore. Boston Lyric Opera. March 2008
Flying Dutchman. Washington National Opera, DC. March 2008
I due Foscari. Sarasota Opera, Florida. March 2008
Rondine. Sarasota Opera, Florida. March 2008
Cosi fan tutte. Sarasota Opera, Florida. March 2008
Rigoletto. Washington National Opera, DC. April 2008
Jenufa. Bellas Artes. Mexico City, Mexico. April 2008
Tamerlano. Washington National Opera, DC. April 2008
Ernani. Opera Boston. May 2008
John Brown (world premiere). Lyric Opera of Kansas City. Missouri. May 2008
Merry Widow. Ooppera, Helsinki, Finland. May 2008
Red Line. Finish National Opera, Helsinki, Finland. May 2008
Elektra. Washington National Opera, DC. May 2008
Giorno di regno. Wolf Trap Opera, Vienna, Virginia. June 2008
Traviata. Barre Opera House, Vermont. June 2008
Cosi fan tutte. Chautauqua, New York. July 2008
Buoso's Ghost. Lake George Opera, Saratoga Springs, New York. July 2008
Traviata. Lake George Opera, Saratoga Springs, New York. July 2008
Cunning Vixen. Chautauqua Opera, Chautauqua, New York. July 2008
Kiss Me Kate, Capuletti e I Montecchi, Giulio Ceasar in Egitto, Das Liebesverbot. Glimmerglass Opera, Cooperstown, New York. August 2008
Tosca, Cape Cod Opera, Chatham, Massachusetts. August 2008
Boheme. Middlebury Opera, Middlebury, Vermont, August 2008

 

 

 

 

Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy
Teatro alla Scala, auditorium, MIlan, Italy
Royal Opera House, London, UK
Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires
Poster of Don Carlo, side of Teatro Colon
Curtain Call Don Carlo at Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Teatro Municipal, Santiago, Chile
Curtain Call at Teatro Municipal of I due Foscari
Artscape, Cape Town, South Africa-home of Cape Town Opera
War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco
Grand Tier, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco
Poster Dolores Claiborn, world premiere at San Francisco Opera
Teatr Wielki, Poznan, Poland
Auditorium Teatr Wielki, Poznan, Poland
Baltic Opera House, Gdansk, Poland

Auditorium, Baltic Opera, Gdansk, Poland

Latvian National Opera, Riga, Latvia

Detail over proscenium, Latvian National Opera, Riga, Latvia
Theatre Municipal de Strasbourg, France

Box in Theatre Municipal de Strasbourg, France 

Teatr Wielki, Warsaw, Poland

Poster for Manon Lescaut in October 2012 at Teatr Wielki, Warsaw, Poland
Teatro La Fenice, Venice, Italy
Four Seasons Performing Arts Center, Toronto, Canada

Auditorium, view from stage, Four Seasons Performing Arts Center, Toronto, Canada

Foyer, Four Seasons Performing Arts Center, Toronto, Canada
Grand Theatre de Quebec, Quebec City, Canada
Auditorium, Grand Theatre de Quebec, Quebec City, Canada
Detail foyer wall, Grand Theatre de Quebec, Quebec City, Canada
Anchorage Performing Arts Theater, Alaska

Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, New Orleans, Louisiana

Foyer, Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, New Orleans, Louisiana
Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, Wisconsin
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Opera House Auditorium in Kauffman Center
Multi-colored seats in Kauffman Center

FGO's Opera House, Miami

Foyer of FGO's Opera House

Theatro Munipal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Auditorium of Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro
Teatro Municipal de Santiago, Chile
Auditorium of Teatro Municipal de Santiago
Helsinki Opera House, Finland
New Music Center, Helsinki, Finland