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OPERA BROADCASTS

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...

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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...

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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 1991) as...

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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...

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Broadcasts – March 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for this month: SAN FRANCISCO OPERA RADIO BROADCASTS http://sfopera.com/Watch-Listen/Radio-Broadcasts.aspx Tosca (Puccini) – Fall 2014 performance with Lianna Haroutounian in her SFO debut as Floria...

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Streams from American Opera Companies

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Right now, Wolf Trap Opera in Virginia is offering a Rossini rarity and Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is presenting a very fine Ariadne. Both have English subtitles. The Touchstone (La Pietra del paragone) from Wolf Trap’s 2017 season...

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Three Recent Streams to Check Out

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here are three fascinating productions recently streamed from Europe. The first, Rossini’s Le Comte Ory, is a delighttful, funny romp from Paris’s Opera Comique. The second, Puccini’s La Boheme, strangely, takes place on a space ship. It will not...

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Broadcasts – February 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for this month: THE METROPOLITAN OPERA ON KDFC https://www.kdfc.com/2017/11/met-opera/ Il Trovatore (Verdi) - Jennifer Rowley stars as the noble heroine Leonora, with Yonghoon Lee as the troubadour who loves...

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