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OPERA BROADCASTS

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, one of the...

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YouTube Opera Bonanza for the New Year

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Get your YouTube on and enjoy: Mozart: Cosi fan tutte Royal 2016 (English subtitles) Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro La Scala 2016 (English subtitles) Puccini: Madama Butterfly La Scala Dec 2016 (English subtitles) Verdi: Macbeth Liceu Barcelona...

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Broadcasts – January 2017

Happy New Year, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities to kick off 2017: LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER http://www.kqed.org/tv/programs/index.jsp?pgmid=19315 NY Philharmonic New Year's Eve - Ring in 2017 with Alan Gilbert and the NY Phil in an “Enchanted...

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Get Supertitles on Your Smart Phone

Ciao, Opera Mavens. The Vienna Staatsoper not only streams its season, they also supply titles in several languages which you can get on your smart phone. It’s easy. Just install Vienna’s smart phone app available for both iPhone and Android. Here is Vienna’s...

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La Scala Butterfly — QUICK Before They Take It Down!

Ciao, Opera Mavens. On Dec 7, La Scala opened its season with a gorgeous new production of Madama Butterfly. It’s video is not supposed to be available for streaming in North America; HOWEVER, someone has uploaded it to YouTube. Cast includes Brian Hymel (Merola 2001)...

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Broadcasts – December 2016

Ciao, Opera Mavens & Happy Holidays! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for December: SAN FRANCISCO OPERA FAMILY MOVIES http://sfopera.com/cartuneafternoon CarTUNE Afternoon - Grab some popcorn and join San Francisco Opera for a FREE afternoon of beloved...

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A Fix for Mefistofele + a Great Find

Ciao, Opera Mavens. In the last OperaBobb post there was a link for Boito’s Mefistofele. That link stopped working the day after the posting. It became “not available” in the U.S. HOWEVER, I found a different link which works. It is, by the way, an exciting production...

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Opera Potpourri

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here’re some opera goodies you should know about: From Stanford University and Valhalla Productions, Wagner's Siegfried, complete and fully staged, with orchestra and English and German titles: ---> Sat Nov 26 at 6:30pm and Sun Nov 27 at 3pm at...

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Einstein is Back

Ciao, Opera Mavens. In case you missed Phillip Glass’s Einstein on the Beach when it was in Berkeley in 2012, that same production (all 4½ hours) is now available from Theatre du Chatele on France’s “Culture Box” through Nov 17. Einstein moves at the pace of an...

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Now! Incredible Wealth of Opera Streams Available

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Tons of new opera productions are available for the taking. Here are a few I have recently seen. Verdi's Otello 2016 from Teatro Real, Madrid, Director David Alden, with Gregory Kunde, English subtitles. Verdi's Nabucco Oct 26, 2016 from Wallonie,...

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