Subtitles on Your Cellphone and Other News

Ciao, Opera Mavens. The Vienna Staatsoper streams its subtitles on your cellphone. There’s an app for it. See Subtitles for Iphone/Ipad and Android. You aim your phone toward your sound source and the sound triggers the subtitles. I tested this on Nov 4 with Vienna’s...

Don’t Miss Out: Great New Streams

Ciao Opera Mavens. There’s an amazing amount of new opera streams our there, including Jake Heggie’s latest opera (at  Indiana University). Puccini’s Tosca with Adrianne Pieczonka and Yonghoon Lee from Vienna Oct 30, 2017 performance. Wagner’s Das Rheingold...

Salzburg’s New Aida Soars with Netrebko

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Anna Netrebko (Merola 1996) is marvelous in the new Salzburg Festival Aida. Beautiful production. Beautiful singing with Netrebko, Ekaterina Semenchuk, and Francesco Meli, and conducted by Ricardo Muti. Stream it now and...

Glyndebourne’s Clemenza

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Beautifully sung, Glyndebourne’s La Clemenza di Tito (Aug 3) will be available online through August 10: Richard Croft, Alice Coote....