Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia Opera House in City of Arts and Sciences, Valencia

OPERA EVENTS

Lectures, Classes, & Workshops – June 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens!  Here are your educational opera-tunities for this month: SAN FRANCISCO OPERA GUILD PREVIEW LECTURES http://tinyurl.com/DonGiovanniPreviews Ninety-minute sessions by noted musicologists, composers, librettists, and singers, locally sponsored by SF...

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Dresden Lohengrin Revealed

Ciao, Opera Mavens. The beautiful 2016 Dresden Lohengrin with Piotr Beczala and Anna Netrebko is not available in the US from the normal Arte streaming channel in France. However, I found an available stream from iOpera in Spain. Here it is: Lohengrin from Dresden...

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Opera Bonanza

Ciao, Opera Mavens. This morning, Sat May 13, the Vienna Staatsoper presented a gorgeous Eugene Onegin beautifully sung by Christopher Maltman, Olga Bezsmertna, and Pavol Brezlik. It will remain available only for the next couple of days. Highly recommended. Also, the...

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Broadcasts – May 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your May broadcast opera-tunities: THE METROPOLITAN OPERA ON KDFC http://www.kdfc.com/pages/15771717.php Cyrano de Bergerac (Alfano) - This classic love story comes alive in this rediscovered operatic gem that packs the power of...

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Classes, Workshops, & Lectures – May 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your educational opera-tunities for this month: CAL PERFORMANCES https://secure.calperformances.org/auxiliary/Reserve.aspx?p=12187 Resurrecting Rameau Opera for the Contemporary Stage – Roundtable discussion moderated by musicologist...

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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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