Jonas Kaufmann Streams (FREE)

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Mark your calendar for two FREE Jonas Kaufmann performances from the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich: Il Trovatore (Verdi) production of Jul 5, 2013. VOD available now through Mar 28. Die Tote Stadt (Korngold) scheduled live for Jul 19 at 11:30am...

Great Operas at Home During Virus Pause

Ciao, Opera Mavens. During this time of opera closings around the planet, you can satisfy your opera cravings with an amazing array of FREE streams: New York’s Metropolitan Opera will run daily streams FREE starting March 16. Beginning Monday night with the 2010...

Salzburg’s New Aida Soars with Netrebko

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Anna Netrebko (Merola 1996) is marvelous in the new Salzburg Festival Aida. Beautiful production. Beautiful singing with Netrebko, Ekaterina Semenchuk, and Francesco Meli, and conducted by Ricardo Muti. Stream it now and enjoy!

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...