The Royal Opera House – London, England

Streaming is So Easy!

Watch streaming opera on your big flat TV screen easily by broadcasting from your computer to the screen by either:

  1. Connecting wirelessly with a Chromecast device ($35) or something similar.
  2. Using an HDMI cable from your computer’s HDMI (out) to your TV screen’s HDMI (in).

Below are the main sites offering streaming opera:

Operacat.com – Scores of operas listed, many of which are the same ones listed on the sources below. www.operacat.com

The Opera Platform – Operas stay available for six months. English subtitles logo- opera platform
are added a few days after performance is first shown. www.theoperaplatform.com

Culturebox.tv www.culturebox.francetvinfo.fr/live/musique/opera/

Liveweb.arte.fr http://concert.arte.tv/fr

YouTube – Scores of operas available at https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=opera+full+length, e.g., SF Opera’s Aida with Pavarotti and Price. Operacat above has a selection for opera on YouTube.

Indiana University – They have a wide variety of operas, but many are not all that great. My favorites are Acknaten and Dead Man Walking.

http://music.indiana.edu/iumusiclive/streaming/

SITES WHICH CHARGE

Medici.tv – They have a huge catalog for which they charge. Their live offeringslogo-medici are normally free. http://www.medici.tv/

Streamopera.com https://streamopera.com/

Sonostream.tv https://sonostream.tv/

Digital Concert Hall – This is the Berlin Philharmonic. They seldom do opera, but it’s a good site to know about. https://www.digitalconcerthall.com/en/home

The Met – Large catalog. http://www.metopera.org/Season/On-Demand/

SITES WHICH BROADCAST LIVE ONLY

Glyndebourne – They do mostly summer stuff. But a lot is available on Medici at http://www.medici.tv/#!/search/glyndebourne/ and on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=glyndebournne.

Bayerishe Oper Munich – They broadcast live only. Sometimes their productions end up on other channels, like Logan D, or Culturbox.

Wallonie – They usually just broadcast live, but they often appear on LiveWeb.Arte or Culturbox.

Bayreuth – Nothing lately.

Royal Opera – Nothing Lately.

Streaming From the Blog

A World Premiere and Other Opera News

Ciao, Opera Mavens. A brand new Hamlet opera from Glyndebourne plus a new, unique 12-episode streaming opera, plus news of two important musicologists who are locally familiar. The World Premiere of Hamlet by Brett Dean. From Glyndebourne with an all-star cast. At 9am...

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