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OPERA BROADCASTS

A Millennial Opera and Other Goodies

Ciao, Opera Mavens. We now have an opera designed originally for a cell phone (not kidding). It’s a very Millennial thing, only 11 minutes long, and only slightly raunchy. It’s called Broken Connection (The Tinder Opera). Two rarities are currently out there, both...

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Two Quick Opera News Items

Ciao, Opera Mavens. If you missed the March 18 Munich Andrea Chenier with Jonas Kaufmann, the performance is now available on YouTube. Click here. Thinking of going to Santa Fe for the opera this summer? Carol Rabin at Creative Travel Arrangers may be just what you’re...

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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...

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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...

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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 Staatsoper...

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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...

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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...

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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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