Hot Stream from Vienna Tomorrow Morning – Plus

Hot Stream from Vienna Tomorrow Morning – Plus

Ciao,  Opera Maven. Tomorrow morning, Aug 10, starting at 10:30 you can see Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra live from Vienna. Stars Dimitri Hvorostovsky, Ferrucio Furlanetto, Francesco Meli, and Barbara Frittoli.

There’s More:

Gounod’s Faust from the Salzburg Festival is coming up for streaming on Aug 23 at 10am. Stars Piotyr Beczala and Ildar Abdrazakov.

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Saw Rossini’s Comte Ory in Seattle last Friday. Really good show. Before the performance, in the lobby, a 4-piece jazz band called The Bad Habits played while dressed in nun’s garb.IMG_20160806_185925491_HDR (1)


More Good Streams Including Glyndebourne with a Short Fuse

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Let’s start with:

Glyndebourne: Watch La Cenerentola online. For the next seven days you can watch Peter Hall’s 2005 production of Rossini’s La Cenerentola online, on our website and for free. We hope you enjoy this elegant and timeless take on the classic Cinderella story.

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Culture Box is currently chock full of full length opera including:

Verdi’s Stifellio from La Fenice Jan 23, 2016.[Quotidienne]-20160129-[live]

Medici is offering Purcell’s Indian Queen, a Peter Sellars production from Madrid with Vince Yi (counter-tenor Merola 2007) and Noah Stewart (tenor Merola 2006).!/the-indian-queen-purcell-peter-sellars

Idomeneo from Theater an der Wien Nov 20, 2013.[Quotidienne]-20160124-[live]

Rigoletto from Wallonie Mar 28, 2015.[Quotidienne]-20160129-[live]

Il Trovatore from Choregies d’Orange 2015 (also with a short fuse – until Feb 5, 2016) with Roberto Alagna.

Magic Flute from Wallonie Jan 5, 2016

AND tomorrow morning at 10am, a concert version of Korngold’s Die Tote Stadt on with Klaus Florian Voght.!/die-tote-stadt-korngold-mikko-franck-orchestre-philharmonique-de-radio-france


Opera America Streams “Dream of the Red Chamber”

Opera America Streams “Dream of the Red Chamber”

Ciao Opera Mavens. SF Opera’s upcoming world premiere of Dream of the Red Opera America OrchestralChamber is one of four new operas being streamed (in excerpt) by Opera America this afternoon, January 18, at 5pm.


Use this link for the live stream:

YouTube videos by the creators of the four operas are at this link: