Reviews Archives - Michigan Opera Theatre

Reviews: Malandain Ballet Biarritz

About the production Jessica – Rochester Incredible program, beautiful dancers, exceptional music, brilliant choreography, lovely set design. So happy to see such a unique company make its way to Detroit.   Shirley An absolutely well trained ballet company. The director has chosen beautiful music and his choreography juxtaposes classical work with just plain fun movement. …

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Reviews: The Nutcracker

About the production   Paul – Wayne Very good. There were a couple moments when the choreography was a little off; but I really enjoyed the entire performance overall. The children dancers lent quite a bit to the experience. My favorite part by far was the Act 2 dance with the sheet (the Arabian Dance, …

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Reviews: Sweeney Todd

More about this production. Joe/Joanne – Novi absolutely loved it. Fabulous performances and orchestra. This is the 3rd time I have seen ST live and the MOT production was the best.   Terry – Hale I’ve seen many performances of Sweeney Todd including the videotape of the original with Lansbury and the movie. No question …

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Reviews: Hansel & Gretel

More about this production. Christina – Detroit Awesome!!! I enjoyed the performance from the beginning to end. I was extremely impressed with the puppeteers and how they coordinated the scenery changes. The singing was outstanding from the children to the adults. I look forward to more performances at MOT.   Ann – Ferndale Charming and …

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Reviews: Candide

More about the production. Donald R Thank you for yesterday’s extraordinary performance of Candide at The Berman. Orchestra, principals, chorus, staging, a wonderful experience. And despite what some of the audience said, NOT LONG ENOUGH. I can listen to the music and voices all day long. The perfect tribute to Mr. Bernstein.   Julie – Aronica …

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Reviews: Alessandra Ferri

Jennifer Adair – Clarkston This was an amazing performance! Alessandra and all of the other dancers were absolutely stunning! Pleasant mix of traditional Ballet Variations and Contemporary Ballet, it was a joy to watch.   Dan – Rochester Hills Modern and classic dance are both exciting and vibrant art forms. The flow and movement of the human …

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Reviews: The Nutcracker

Sridhar – Belleville Incredible production – the choreography, dancers, sets, music … everything was exquisite.   Nazek Gappy – Bloomfield Hills Amazing!!   Family of Seven – Ohio Our multiage family tremendously enjoyed today’s production. The dancers, costumes, and live music were unforgettable. Also, the entire atmosphere from reindeer outside to crafts, treats, and photographic opportunities established …

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Reviews: The Barber of Seville

David Kiley – Encore Michigan MOT’s ‘Barber of Seville’ sparkles and soars.   Michael Paschke – Detroit Spectacular performance!! Must see!   Beth Ann – Royal Oak Spectacular. The voices and orchestra were terrific as always, the sets were clever and charming but the acting and choreography were off the hook. I don’t know that I have …

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Patrons Review Eugene Onegin

Shirley – TroyBravo, MOT! What a great tribute to Dr. D! This was one of the best operas I have seen at MOT. All the performers were top notch. Corinne was such a pleasure to hear; such a sweet, pure voice. And the gentleman who played Lensky was fabulous. I would like to come back to …

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