Newsy Opera News

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here’s a quick update: Verdi Opera Cancelled After Star Tenor Arrested For Domestic Violence from Pizzicato Neil deGrasse Tyson Goes On A Twitter Rant About The NEA from Huffington Post While US Considers Killing Federal Arts Funding, Canada...

Broadcasts – April 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens and Happy Spring!  Here are your April broadcast opera-tunities: THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: LIVE IN HD http://www.metopera.org/Season/In-Cinemas Idomeneo (Mozart) – A rare Met revival of Jean-Pierre Ponnelle‘s classic production of Mozart’s masterpiece...

Two Streaming Rarities Plus

Ciao, Opera Mavens. We have two rarities to suggest plus a Jonas Kaufmann appearance in two weeks in Andrea Chenier. THIS WEEKEND — MAKE BABYLON GREAT AGAIN If you were unable to see last week’s Semiramide with Joyce DiDonato (Merola 1997), the Bayerische...

Broadcasts – March 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for this month: THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: LIVE IN HD http://www.metopera.org/Season/In-Cinemas Rusalka (Dvorak) – In a new Met production, Mary Zimmerman brings her wondrous theatrical imagination to this...

Ringhead Alert and Other Opera News

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Some good streaming coming up plus great news about our local Maestro Paiement, who is about to conduct Opera Parallele’s new production of Jonathon Dove’s comic opera Flight. BBC offers the “North Opera” acclaimed production of Wagner’s Ring Cycle...

Broadcasts – February 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for this month: LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER http://www.kqed.org/tv/programs/index.jsp?pgmid=19315 50 Years of Mostly Mozart – Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival,...