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