Broadcasts – January 2018

Ciao and Happy New Year, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for January: THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ON KDFC https://www.kdfc.com/2016/08/san-francisco-symphony-broadcast/ A New Year’s Celebration – Archive broadcast from 2013 featuring...

Enjoy Vienna’s Ariadne

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Strongly recommend streaming today’s Ariadne auf Naxos from Vienna. It should be up for another day or two. Erin Morley is one of the best Zerbinettas I’ve ever seen....

Broadcasts – December 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens and Happy Holidays! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for this month: PBS – GREAT PERFORMANCES http://www.kqed.org/tv/programs/index.jsp?pgmid=67 Pavarotti: A Voice for the Ages – This program celebrates the 50th anniversary since the famous...

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...