Broadcasts – May 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your May broadcast opera-tunities: THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: LIVE IN HD https://www.fathomevents.com/series/the-met-live-in-hd Cendrillon (Massenet) – Laurent Pelly‘s imaginative storybook production of this Cinderella story is the first in...

Some Marvelous Stream Operatunities

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here are some real blue-ribbon streams from Europe plus one US premiere in San Jose. From Wallonie, Liege, Belgium. La Nozze di Figaro, an excellent, well-sung, traditional production. Recommended! From the Vienna Staatsoper (subtitles available on...

Broadcasts – April 2018

Ciao Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for the month: SAN FRANCISCO OPERA RADIO BROADCASTS http://www.kdfc.com/pages/15764296.php Jenůfa (Janáček) – With Malin Byström in the title role, Karita Mattila as Kostelnička, William Burden (Merola...

Two Opera-Newsworthy Items

Ciao, Opera Mavens. First, famed Spanish conductor Jesús López Cobos died this past week. He conducted five times at the SF Opera starting in the 1972-73 season. His last appearance was conducting Cenerentola in 2014. He was 78.     Next, the Vienna Staatsoper...